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Research Report 2006 - Zoology

Journal Article
Atkins, N and Swain, R and Jones, SM, “Does date of birth or a capacity for facultative placentotrophy influence offspring quality in a viviparous skink, Niveoscincus microlepidotus?”, Australian Journal of Zoology, 54 (5) pp. 369-374. doi:10.1071/ZO06041 ISSN 0004-959X (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Atkins, N and Jones, SM and Guillette Jr, LJ*, “Timing of parturition in two species of viviparous lizard: influences of b-adrenergic stimulation and temperature upon uterine responses to arginine vasotocin (AVT)”, Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 176 (8) pp. 783-792. doi:10.1007/s00360-006-0100-0 ISSN 0174-1578 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Baker, SC and Richardson, AMM and Barmuta, LA and Thomson, RJ, “Why conservation reserves should not always be concentrated in riparian areas: A study of ground-dwelling beetles in wet eucalypt forest”, Biological Conservation, 133 (2) pp. 156-168. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2006.05.029 ISSN 0006-3207 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Baker, SC and Lauck, V, “Association of common brown froglets, Crinia signifera, with clearcut forest edges in Tasmania, Australia”, Wildlife Research, 33 (1) pp. 29-34. doi:10.1071/WR04120 ISSN 1035-3712 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Baker, SC, “A comparison of litter beetle assemblages (Coleoptera) in mature and recently clearfelled Eucalyptus obliqua forest”, Australian Journal of Entomology, 45 (2) pp. 130-136. doi:10.1111/j.1440-6055.2006.00526.x ISSN 1326-6756 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Baker, SC and Barmuta, LA, “Evaluating spatial autocorrelation and depletion in pitfall-trap studies of environmental gradients”, Journal of Insect Conservation, 10 (3) pp. 269-276. doi:10.1007/s10841-006-0016-8 ISSN 1366-638X (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Bradshaw, CJA* and Evans, K and Hindell, MA, “Mass cetacean strandings - a plea for empiricism”, Conservation Biology, 20 (2) pp. 584-586. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2006.00329.x ISSN 0888-8892 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Casper, RM and Gales, NJ* and Hindell, MA and Robinson, SM*, “Diet estimation based on an integrated mixed prey feeding experiment using Arctocephalus seals”, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 328 (2) pp. 228-239. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2005.07.009 ISSN 0022-0981 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Dunstan, PK and Johnson, CR, “Linking richness, community variability, and invasion resistance with patch size”, Ecology, 87 (11) pp. 2842-2850. doi:10.1890/0012-9658(2006)87[2842:LRCVAI]2.0.CO;2 ISSN 0012-9658 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Einoder, LD and Richardson, AMM, “An ecomorphological study of the raptorial digital tendon locking mechanism”, Ibis, 148 (3) pp. 515-525. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.2006.00541.x ISSN 0019-1019 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Girling, JE and Jones, SM, “In vitro steroid production by adrenals and kidney-gonads from embryonic southern snow skinks (Niveoscincus microlepidotus): Implications for the control of the timing of parturition?”, General and Comparative Endocrinology, 145 (2) pp. 169-176. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2005.08.012 ISSN 0016-6480 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Hansen, B and Richardson, AMM, “A revision of the Tasmanian endemic freshwater crayfish genus Parastacoides (Crustacea : Decapoda : Parastacidae)”, Invertebrate Systematics, 20 (6) pp. 713-769. doi:10.1071/IS05035 ISSN 1445-5226 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Hardie, SA and Barmuta, LA and White, RWG, “Comparison of day and night fyke netting, electrofishing and snorkelling for monitoring a population of the threatened golden galaxias (Galaxias auratus)”, Hydrobiologia, 560 (1) pp. 145-158. doi:10.1007/s10750-005-9509-9 ISSN 0018-8158 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Hardie, SA and Jackson, JE and Barmuta, LA and White, RWG, “Status of galaxiid fishes in Tasmania, Australia: conservation listings, threats and management issues”, Aquatic Conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems, 16 (3) pp. 235-250. doi:10.1002/aqc.722 ISSN 1052-7613 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Hawkins, CE and Baars, C* and Hesterman, H and Hocking, GJ* and Jones, ME and Lazenby, B* and Mann, D and Mooney, N* and Pemberton, D* and Pyecroft, S* and Restani, M* and Wiersma, J*, “Emerging disease and population decline of an island endemic, the Tasmanian devil Sarcophilus harrisii”, Biological Conservation, 131 (2) pp. 307-324. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2006.04.010 ISSN 0006-3207 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Ikonomopoulou, MP and Rose, RW, “The development of endothermy during pouch life in the Eastern Barred bandicoot (Perameles gunnii), a marsupial”, Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 79 (3) pp. 468-473. doi:10.1086/502819 ISSN 1522-2152 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Jones, SM and Swain, R, “Placental transfer of 3H-oleic acid in three species of viviparous lizards: a route for supplementation of embryonic fat bodies?”, Herpetological Monographs, 2006 (20) pp. 186-193. doi:10.1655/0733-1347(2007)20[186:PTOHOA]2.0.CO;2 ISSN 0733-1347 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Lea, MA and Guinet, C* and Cherel, Y* and Duhamel, G* and Dubroca, L* and Pruvost, P* and Hindell, MA, “Impacts of climatic anomalies on provisioning strategies of a Southern Ocean predator”, Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 310 (April 03) pp. 77-94. doi:10.3354/meps310077 ISSN 0171-8630 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Magierowski, RH and Johnson, CR, “Robustness of surrogates of biodiversity in marine benthic communites”, Ecological Applications, 16 (6) pp. 2264-2275. doi:10.1890/1051-0761(2006)016[2264:ROSOBI]2.0.CO;2 ISSN 1051-0761 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
McCallum, HI and Jones, ME, “To lose both would look like carelessness: Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease”, Public Library of Science Biology, 4 (10) pp. 1671-1674. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040342 ISSN 1545-7885 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Miller, AM and McArthur, C* and Smethurst, PJ* and Wang, SF*, “Preferences of two mammalian herbivores for tree seedlings and potential cover crops in plantation forestry”, Australian Forestry, 69 (2) pp. 114-121. doi:10.1080/00049158.2006.10676237 ISSN 0004-9158 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Miller, AM and McArthur, C* and Smethurst, PJ*, “Characteristics of tree seedlings and neighbouring vegetation have an additive influence on browsing by generalist herbivores”, Forest Ecology and Management, 228 (1-3) pp. 197-205. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2006.03.003 ISSN 0378-1127 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Neaves, L* and Wapstra, E and Birch, D* and Girling, JE* and Joss, JMP*, “Embryonic gonadal and sexual organ development in a small viviparous skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus”, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 305A (1) pp. 74-82. doi:10.1002/jez.a.249 ISSN 1932-5223 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Newman, L and Gibson, JAE and Swadling, KM and Hodgson, DA*, “Evidence for a lacustrine faunal refuge in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, during the Last Glacial Maximum”, Journal of Biogeography, 33 (7) pp. 1314-1323. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2006.01490.x ISSN 0305-0270 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Passmore, A and Jarman, SN* and Swadling, KM and Kawaguchi, SR* and McMinn, A and Nicol, S*, “DNA as a Dietary Biomarker in Antarctic Krill, Euphausia superba”, Marine Biotechnology, 8 (6) pp. 686-696. doi:10.1007/s10126-005-6088-8 ISSN 1436-2228 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Pederson, HG and Johnson, CR, “Predation of the sea urchin Heliocidaris erythrogramma by rock lobsters (Jasus edwardsii) in no-take marine reserves”, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 336 (1) pp. 120-134. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2006.04.010 ISSN 0022-0981 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Ritar, AJ and Pribadi, TA, “Hormonally induced spawning, embryonic development and larval rearing of the southern temperate banded morwong (Cheilodactylus spectabilis)”, Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 37 (4) pp. 397-406. doi:10.1111/j.1749-7345.2006.00053.x ISSN 0893-8849 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Rose, RW and Bell, LA and Shaw, G*, “Hormonal control of birth behavior in the Tasmanian devil Sarcophilus harrisii”, Hormones and Behavior, 50 (3) pp. 417-423. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2006.05.003 ISSN 0018-506X (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Stuart-Smith, RD and Barmuta, LA and White, RWG, “Nocturnal and diurnal feeding by Galaxias auratus, a lentic galaxiid fish”, Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 15 (4) pp. 521-531. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0633.2006.00192.x ISSN 0906-6691 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Turnbull, DKR and Barmuta, LA, “Different light conditions influence the activity of Eusthenia costalis Banks (Plecoptera: Eustheniidae)”, Aquatic Insects, 28 (3) pp. 211-217. doi:10.1080/01650420600877592 ISSN 0165-0424 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Van Polanen Petel, T and Terhune, JM* and Hindell, MA and Giese, MA*, “An assessment of the audibility of sound from human transport by breeding Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii)”, Wildlife Research, 33 (4) pp. 275-291. doi:10.1071/WR05001 ISSN 1035-3712 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Warfe, DM and Barmuta, LA, “Habitat structural complexity mediates food web dynamics in a freshwater macrophyte community”, Oecologia, 150 (1) pp. 141-154. doi:10.1007/s00442-006-0505-1 ISSN 0029-8549 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Wheatley, KE and Bradshaw, CJA and Davis, LS* and Harcourt, RG* and Hindell, MA, “Influence of maternal mass and condition on energy transfer in Weddell seals”, Journal of Animal Ecology, 75 (3) pp. 724-733. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.01093.x ISSN 0021-8790 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Wheatley, KE and Bradshaw, CJA and Harcourt, RG* and Davis, LS* and Hindell, MA, “Chemical immobilization of adult female Weddell seals with tiletamine and zolazepam: effects of age, condition and stage of lactation”, BMC Veterinary Research, 2 (8) pp. EJ8. doi:10.1186/1746-6148-2-8 ISSN 1746-6148 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
While, GM and McArthur, C, “Distance from cover affects artificial food-patch depletion by macropod herbivores”, Wildlife Research, 33 (7) pp. 565-570. doi:10.1071/WR05063 ISSN 1035-3712 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Wiggins, NL and McArthur, C* and Davies, NW and McLean, SR, “Spatial scale of the patchiness of plant poisons: A critical influence on foraging efficiency”, Ecology, 87 (9) pp. 2236-2243. doi:10.1890/0012-9658(2006)87[2236:SSOTPO]2.0.CO;2 ISSN 0012-9658 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Wiggins, NL and McArthur, C* and Davies, NW, “Diet switching in a generalist mammalian folivore: fundamental to maximising intake”, Oecologia, 147 (4) pp. 650-657. doi:10.1007/s00442-005-0305-z ISSN 0029-8549 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Detail]
Wiggins, NL and McArthur, C* and Davies, NW and McLean, SR, “Behavioural responses of a generalist mammalian folivore to the physiological constraints of a chemically defended diet”, Journal of Chemical Ecology, 32 (6) pp. 1133-1147. doi:10.1007/s10886-006-9076-1 ISSN 0098-0331 (2006) [Refereed Article] [Full Text] [Detail]
Chapter in Book
Arndt, C and Swadling, KM, “Crustacea in Arctic and Antarctic sea ice: distribution, diet and life history strategies”, Advances in Marine Biology, Academic Press, Southward, AJ and Sims, DW (ed), San Diego, pp. 198-315. ISBN 978-0-12-026152-9 (2006) [Research Book Chapter] [Full Text] [Detail]
Bradshaw, CJA and Hindell, MA and Littnan, C* and Harcourt, RG*, “Determining Marine Movements of Australian Pinnipeds”, Evolution and Biogeography of Australian Vertebrates, Australian Scientific Publishing, Merrick, JR, Archer, M, Hickey, GM, and Lee, MSY (ed), Oatlands, NSW, pp. 889-911. ISBN 0-9757790-0-1 (2006) [Research Book Chapter] [Detail]
Soule, ME* and Mackey, BG* and Recher, HF* and Williams, JE* and Woinarski, JCZ* and Driscoll, D* and Dennison, WC* and Jones, ME, “The role of connectivity in Australian conservation”, Connectivity Conservation, Cambridge University Press, KR Crooks and M Sanjayan (ed), New York, USA, pp. 649-675. ISBN 978-0-521-85706-2 (2006) [Research Book Chapter] [Detail]
Conference Publication
Dermoudy, J and Evans, CE and Hannan, GJ and James, S* and Jones, SM and Osborn, JE and Yates, BF, “A Faculty-Wide Collaborative Approach to Developing and Implementing a Generic Attributes Curriculum”, TM 2006 program, November, Hobart, pp. 15-15. (2006) [Conference Extract] [Detail]
Edwards, A and Jones, SM, “Regulation of the HPG axis in the blotched blue-tongued skink, Tiliqua nigrolutea”, Proceedings - Australian & New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology & Biochemistry, 9-11 December 2005, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 29. ISBN 0473107198 (2005) [Conference Extract] [Detail]
Jones, SM and Swain, R, “Placental transfer of organic nutrients in viviparous skinks: a strategy for optimising neonatal fitness”, Proceedings - Australian & New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology & Biochemistry, 9-11 December 2005, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 37. ISBN 0473107198 (2005) [Conference Extract] [Detail]
Koch, A and Munks, SA, “Development of predictive models to assist the conservation of habitat for hollow-using fauna in Tasmania's production forest landscapes”, The Ecological Society of America 91st Annual Meeting Abstracts, August, Memphis, Tennessee, pp. 213-213. (2006) [Conference Extract] [Detail]
Lea, MA and Wilson, B*, “Techniques for real-time, active tracking of sea lions”, Sea Lions of the World, October 2004, Anchorage, Alaska, pp. 235-253. ISBN 156612-105-1 (2006) [Refereed Conference Paper] [Detail]
Osborn, JE and Jones, SM, “Online support for written communication skills - the Scribble resource”, TM 2006 program, November, Hobart, pp. 14-14. (2006) [Conference Extract] [Detail]
Ritz, DA and Swadling, KM and Osborn, JE and Kawaguchi, S* and King, R* and Hollander, EM and Meijers, R, “Quantitative 3-Dimensional Motion Analysis of Krill and Mysids in Aggregations”, SCAR XXIX / COMNAP XVIII Hobart Australia: Abstract Volume, July, Hobart, Tasmania EJ (2006) [Conference Extract] [Detail]
Baker, SC, “Ecology and conservation of ground-dwelling beetles in managed wet eucalypt forest: edge and riparian effects” (2006) [PhD] [Detail]
Clarke, AK, “Cavernicole diversity and ecology in Tasmania” (2006) [Masters Research] [Detail]
Deagle, BE, “DNA-based methods for studying the diet of marine predators” (2006) [PhD] [Detail]
Holdsworth, MC, “Reproductive success and demography of the Orange-bellied Parrot Neophema chrysogaster” (2006) [Masters Research] [Detail]
Lara-Lopez, AL, “Hydrodynamics and zooplankton ecology in the Tamar Estuary, northern Tasmania, with special emphasis on larval fishes” (2006) [PhD] [Detail]
Miller, AM, “Vulnerability of a focal plant to browsing by generalist mammalian herbivores: relative importance of self and neighbours” (2006) [PhD] [Detail]
Uytendaal, AR, “Water clarity in two shallow lake systems of the Central Plateau, Tasmania, Australia” (2006) [PhD] [Detail]
Wiggins, NL, “Effects of plant secordary chemistry on foraging behaviour of mammalian herbivores” (2006) [PhD] [Detail]
Other Public Output
Ritz, DA and Swadling, KM, “Enjoy savings at school”, JMBA Global Marine Environment, The Marine Biological Association, UK, Spring, 3 (2006) [Magazine Article] [Detail]
Yaxley, BK and Bonham, KJ, “Mt Mangana Stag Beetle Range Boundary Survey”, Forestry Tasmania, Hobart, August (2006) [Report of Restricted Access] [Detail]

* This author is not affiliated with the University of Tasmania.