The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2014 Supplement No. 30

 

 

Contents

Pp. i – iii

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Peter K. L. Ng and Tan Heok Hui
Preamble for volume.

Pp. 1-2.

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Tan Heok Hui, Peter J. F. Davie and Peter K. L. Ng
Christmas Island and Pulu Keeling expeditions 2010 to 2012: expedition report.

Pp. 3-6.

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Tan Heok Hui, Tan Siong Kiat, Tan Kai-xin, Joelle Lai Chiu Yun, Jose Christopher Mendoza and Tan Swee Hee
Christmas Island and Pulu Keeling expeditions 2010 to 2012: field work and locality records.

Pp. 7-16.

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Michael Misso and Judy West
Conservation management of the terrestrial biodiversity of Christmas Island: challenges and perspectives.

Pp. 17-23.

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Michael Misso and Ismail MacRae
The conservation management of Pulu Keeling National Park: challenges and perspectives.

Pp. 24-28.

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William F. Humphreys
Subterranean fauna of Christmas Island: habitats and salient features.

Pp. 29-44.

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Dave Algar, Neil Hamilton and Caitlyn Pink.
Progress in eradicating cats (Felis catus) on Christmas Island to conserve biodiversity.

Pp. 45-53.

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Andrea Coddou, Harriet Mills, Neil Hamilton and Dave Algar
Baiting effectiveness for introduced rats (Rattus sp.) on Christmas Island.

Pp. 54-59.

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Janos C. Hennicke and Henri Weimerskirch.
Foraging movements of Abbott’s Boobies during early chick-rearing and implications for a marine Important Bird Area in Christmas Island waters.

Pp. 60-64.

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John C. Z. Woinarski, T. Detto and Ismail MacRae.
The other subpopulation of Christmas Island White-eye Zosterops natalis (Aves: Zosteropidae): a historic introduction has led to an enduring subpopulation on Horsburgh Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands group.

Pp. 65-70

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Julianne M. Waldock and John G. E. Lewis
Recent collections of centipedes from Christmas Island (Myriapoda: Chilopoda).

Pp. 71-80.

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Nigel E. Stork, R. L. Kitching, N. E. Davis and K. L. Abbott
The impact of aerial baiting for control of the Yellow Crazy Ant, Anoplolepis gracilipes, on canopy-dwelling arthropods and selected vertebrates on Christmas Island (Indian Ocean).

Pp. 81-92.

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Lanna Cheng and Danwei Huang
Discovery of the flightless marine midge Pontomyia (Diptera: Chironomidae) at Christmas Island, Australia.

Pp. 93-96.

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Lucy M. Turner
Salt and water balance in the land crabs of Christmas Island: a review.

Pp. 97-108.

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Peter K. L. Ng and Hsi-Te Shih.
The systematics of the land crabs of the Discoplax hirtipes (Dana, 1851) species-group (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinidae), with description of a new species from the eastern Indian Ocean.

Pp. 109-135.

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Christiana Anagnostou and Christoph D. Schubart
Morphometric characterisation of a population of adult coconut crabs Birgus latro (Decapoda: Anomura: Coenobitidae) from Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean.

Pp. 136-149.

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Michelle M. Drew and Bill S. Hansson
The population structure of Birgus latro (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Coenobitidae) on Christmas Island with incidental notes on behaviour.

Pp. 150-161.

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Ismail MacRae and Scott Whiting
Positive conservation outcome from religious teachings: changes to subsistence turtle harvest practices at Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean.

Pp. 162-167.

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Scott Whiting, Ismail MacRae, Robert Thorn, Wendy Murray and Andrea U. Whiting
Sea turtles of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indian Ocean.

Pp. 168-183.

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Jean-Paul A. Hobbs, Stephen J. Newman, Gabby E.A. Mitsopoulos, Michael J. Travers, Craig L. Skepper, Justin J. Gilligan, Gerald R. Allen, Howard J. Choat and Anthony M. Ayling
Checklist and new records of Christmas Island fishes: the influence of isolation, biogeography and habitat availability on species abundance and community composition.

Pp. 184-202.

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Jean-Paul A. Hobbs, Stephen J. Newman, Gabby E.A. Mitsopoulos, Michael J. Travers, Craig L. Skepper, Justin J. Gilligan, Gerald R. Allen, Howard J. Choat and Anthony M. Ayling
Fishes of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands: new records, community composition and biogeographic significance.

Pp. 203-219.

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Jean-Paul A. Hobbs and Gerald R. Allen
Hybridisation among coral reef fishes at Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Pp. 220-226.

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Tan Heok Hui
A new record of Trimma fasciatum Suzuki, Sakaue & Senou, 2012 (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australia.

Pp. 227-229.

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Peter C. Dworschak
The Axiidea (Crustacea, Decapoda) of Cocos (Keeling) and Christmas Islands, with description of a new species of Eucalliax Manning & Felder, 1991.

Pp. 230-245.

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Shane T. Ahyong
Stomatopod crustacea of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Pp. 246-254.

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Masayuki Osawa
Porcellanidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Pp. 255-262.

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Tohru Naruse and Peter K. L. Ng
A new family, genus and species of cavernicolous crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachura: Pseudozioidea) from Christmas Island, Australia.

Pp. 263-273.

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Jose Christopher E. Mendoza, Robert M. Lasley Jr. and Peter K. L. Ng
New rock crab records (Crustacea: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Eastern Indian Ocean.

Pp. 274-300.

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Jose Christopher E. Mendoza and Peter K. L. Ng
On the crabs of the genus Pseudozius Dana, 1851 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pseudoziidae) from Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Pp. 301-304.

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Peter K. L. Ng and Tohru Naruse
The lobsters of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands, with new records of Palinurellus wieneckii (De Man, 1881) and Enoplometopus voigtmanni Türkay, 1989 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palinuridae, Scyllaridae, Enoplometopidae).

Pp. 305-312.

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Tan Siong Kiat and Martyn E. Y. Low
Checklist of the Mollusca of Cocos (Keeling) / Christmas Island ecoregion.

Pp. 313-375.

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Zoe T. Richards and Jean-Paul A. Hobbs
The status of hard coral diversity at Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Pp. 376-398.

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Nicole M. Ryan, Zoe T. Richards and Jean-Paul A. Hobbs
Optimal monitoring of coral biodiversity at Christmas Island.

Pp. 399-405.

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Tan Heok Hui, Tohru Naruse, Yoshihisa Fujita and Tan Siong Kiat
Observations on the fauna from submarine and associated anchialine caves in Christmas Island, Indian Ocean Territory, Australia.

Pp. 406-418.

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Jean-Paul A. Hobbs, Darren J. Coker, Peter T. Green, David J. James, William F. Humphreys, Ian A.W. McAllan, Stephen J. Newman, Morgan S. Pratchett, Timo M. Staeudle and Scott D. Whiting
An annotated bibliography of the research on marine organisms and environments at Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Pp. 419-468.

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