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Torres Strait 'bepotaim': An overview of archaeological and ethnoarchaeological investigations and research
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A retrospective overview of archaeological research and Investigations in the Torres Strait region is presented, from early preliminary field investigations in the 1970s through to the emergence of divergent thematic investigations spanning historic and prehistoric periods, underway in the year 2000. Expand
Climbing perch (Anabas testudineus) (Perciformes: Anabantidae) on Saibai Island, Northwest Torres Strait: first Australian record of this exotic pest fish.
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This volume of the Memoirs of the Queensland Museum presents a meta-review of the work published in this volume and in previous volumes, focusing on the themes of identity, identity politics, identity identity, and identity politics. Expand
First record of the false Water-rat, Xeromys myoides (Rodentia: Muridae), in New Guinea
In recent years mammologists have suspected that the False Water-rat, Xeromys myoides (Thomas, 1889), an inhabitant of well-watered habitats in northern and eastern Australia, might also occur in NewExpand
Fish fauna of the Bensbach River, Southwest Papua New Guinea
During anthropoligical research in the Bensbach river area of far southwestern Papua New Guinea, 1995-2000, an inventory of fish species in the river yielded 40 species. Taken together with otherExpand
Cross-border trade in Saratoga fingerlings from the Bensbach River, south-west Papua New Guinea
Saratoga Scleropages jardinii (Saville-Kent 1892) is a popular aquarium and sportsfish native to southern New Guinea and northern Australia. In recent years the people of the Bensbach River area inExpand
Torres Strait origin of some stone headed clubs from the Torassi or Bensbach River area, southwest Papua New Guinea
Petrological examination of a collection of Torres Strait stone-headed clubs concluded that all were manufactured from local Tones Strait stone (McNiven, 1998). This finding overturned previousExpand
Torres Strait Islander marine subsistence specialisation and terrestial animal translocation
NOTE Papers published in this volume and in all previous volumes of the Memoirs of the Queensland Museum may be reproduced for scientific research, individual study or other educational purposes.Expand
Range extension of the Short-beaked Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus (Monotremata: Tachyglossidae) and the Northern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon macrourus (Marsupialia: Peramelidae) in Queensland: Mua (Moa
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The Short-beaked Echidna and the Northern Brown Bandicoot are reported here occurring on Mua (Moa Island), this is the most northerly known occurrence of these species in Australia. Expand
Fishes from fresh and brackish waters of islands in Torres Strait, far north Queensland
Until recently the freshwater fish fauna of Torres Strait was virtually unknown. This paper reports on museum collections of fishes obtained in the area prior to 2005 and on several collections madeExpand
Memoirs of the Queensland museum, cultural heritage series, volume 4, part 2 [Book Review]
Review(s) of: Memoirs of the Queensland museum, cultural heritage series, volume 4, part 2, by Briuio David, Louise Maims and Michael Quinndll (eds), Queensland Museum, South Brisbane, 17 OctoberExpand
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