Small mammal habitat preferences in Ravensbourne National Park, south-east Queensland

Page, Skye and Le Brocque, Andrew F. and Withers, Kerry (2002) Small mammal habitat preferences in Ravensbourne National Park, south-east Queensland. In: Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference 2002 (ESA 2002), 2-6 Dec 2002, Cairns, Australia.

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[Introduction]: Habitat preferences for small mammals in coastal and arid regions of Australia have been well documented. Correlations have been shown between the diversity of the habitat in terms of plants species diversity and vegetation structure, and small mammal abundance and richness. However, there is also conflicting data that suggests habitat preferences for species may differ considerably from region to region. The aim of this study was to examine species distributions and habitat correlates for small ground-dwelling mammals across five different habitat types occuring in Ravensbourne National Park and nearby Nature Reserve, south-east Queensland.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Poster presentation. Conference publication consists of only the abstracts of conference presentations. Full poster supplied here.
Depositing User: Dr Andrew Le Brocque
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2010 04:14
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: habitats; preferences; habitat preferences; Australia; Australian; ground-dwelling; mammals; Ravensbourne national Park; south-east Queensland
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity
05 Environmental Sciences > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050104 Landscape Ecology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960505 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960806 Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7128

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