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The Tasmanian devil is threatened with extinction by devil facial tumour disease (DFTD), a unique infectious cancer in which the tumour cells themselves, which derive from a single long-dead host devil, are the infective agent and the tumour is an infectious parasitic cell line. Transmission is...

Author(s)
Hamede, R. K.; McCallum, H.; Jones, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Animal Ecology, 2013, 82, 1, pp 182-190
Abstract

The small, genetically distinct population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in Port Stephens, New South Wales (NSW), is the target of the largest dolphin-watching industry in Australia and is located within the Port Stephens - Great Lakes Marine Park that was created in 2005....

Author(s)
Steckenreuter, A.; Möller, L.; Harcourt, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2012, 97, pp 14-21
Abstract

The ecology of the rain forest dung beetle Cephalodesmius armiger was investigated in Tooloom National Park, within the high-altitude rain forest of north-east New South Wales. We observed considerable overlap in the brood-rearing stages of the breeding cycle. The operational sex ratio was...

Author(s)
Dalgleish, E. A.; Elgar, M. A.
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Zoology, 2005, 53, 2, pp 95-102