Reproduction

Population dynamics of wild rabbits after the occurrence of rabbit haemorrhagic disease in Victoria

After the occurrence of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) in Australia, rabbit populations declined but RHD was least effective in cool, moist, temperate areas. In southern Victoria, a single site capture-mark-recapture […]

Animal welfare issues associated with marking wild animals for identification

Identification of wildlife aids biological study and conservation management and usually involves the application of an artificial mark. Marking can affect the animals involved through the act of marking itself, […]

Impact of the introduced poeciliid Gambusia holbrooki (Girard, 1859) on the growth and reproduction of Pseudomugil signifer (Kner, 1865) in Australia

The impact of the presence of the introduced poeciliid Gambusia holbrooki on the Australian pseudomugilid Pseudomugil signifer was examined in open-air tank experiments. G. holbrooki profoundly affected the breeding of […]

Biotech prospects for the control of introduced mammals in Australia

More than twenty exotic vertebrate species are now listed as pests in Australia. Collectively, these pests have a huge economic and environmental impact and pose a major threat to Australia’s […]