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A comparison of constructed and natural habitat for frog conservation in an Australian agricultural landscape

Hazell, Donna; Hero, Jean-Marc; Lindenmayer, David; Cunningham, Ross

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Constructed ponds are an important consideration in the conservation of wetland biota in agricultural landscapes. Twenty-two natural ponds and 22 adjacent constructed ponds (farm dams) were surveyed on the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales to compare patterns of use by frogs and develop frog conservation recommendations. Farm dams supported similar numbers of frog species to natural ponds, although differences in frog assemblage were observed between the pond types. Limnodynastes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/81094
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2003.10.022

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