Are the Suburbs Population Sinks for Freshwater Turtles in Canberra Reserves

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    The broad aims of this study are to investigate the ecology of the Eastern Long-necked Turtle (Chelodina longicollis) both on and off reserve, and to examine the potential for human-induced habitat modification to affect its behaviour, survivorship, and population structure in the ACT.A second important aim is to use the Eastern Long-necked Turtle as a flagship species to raise awareness in the community of the ecological values of the Mulligan's Flat reserve and the issues associated with maintaining those ecological values in the context of urban development
    Short titleAre the Suburbs Population Sinks for Freshwater Tu
    Effective start/end date29/11/0630/12/07


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