Faculty of Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences

Dr Jason Coughran - Research/Publications

 

Book Publications

Coughran, J. and Furse, J.M. 2010. An assessment of genus Euastacus (49 species) versus IUCN Red List criteria. Report prepared for the global species conservation assessment of crayfishes for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Association of Astacology, Alabama, USA. ISBN 9780980545210.

Moore, A., Ingram, B.A., Friend, S., King Ho, H., Robinson, N., McCormack, R., Coughran, J. and B. Hayes. 2010. Management of genetic resources for fish and crustaceans in the Murray-Darling Basin. Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra, Australia. ISBN 781921192364.

Coughran, J. 2006. Field Guide to the Freshwater Crayfishes of Northeastern New South Wales. Natureview Publishing, Bangalow, New South Wales, Australia. ISBN 0958114935.

Coughran, J. 2005. Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of the Clarence, Richmond and Tweed Catchments. Natureview Publishing, Bangalow, New South Wales, Australia. ISBN 0958114927.

 

Book Chapters

Coughran, J. and Furse, J.M. 2011. “Conservation of Australia’s Spiny Crayfish — genus Euastacus”, pp.398-407 in Kawai T (Ed.) Conservation biology of freshwater decapods. Translated into Japanese by T Kawai (Ed.). Seibutsukenkyusha, Japan.ISBN 9784915342622.

Coughran, J. and Leckie, S.R. 2007. “Invasion of a New South Wales stream by the Tropical Crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens)”, pp. 40-46 in Lunney, D., Ebs, P., Hutchings, P. and Burgin, S. (Eds.). Pest or Guest: the Ecology of Overabundance. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Australia. ISBN 9780980327212.

Furse, J.M. and Coughran, J. 2011a. “An assessment of the distribution, biology, threatening processes and conservation status of the freshwater crayfish, genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in continental Australia. I. Biological background and current status”, pp. 241-252 in Asakura, A. (Ed.) New Frontiers in Crustacean Biology (Crustaceana Monographs, volume 15). Brill NV, Leiden. ISBN 9789004174252.

Furse, J.M. and Coughran, J. 2011b. “An assessment of the distribution, biology, threatening processes and conservation status of the freshwater crayfish, genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in continental Australia. II. Threats, conservation assessments and key findings” pp. 253-263 in Asakura, A. (Ed.) New Frontiers in Crustacean Biology (Crustaceana Monographs, volume 15). Brill NV, Leiden. ISBN 9789004174252.

Furse, J.M. and Coughran, J. 2011c. “An assessment of the distribution, biology, threatening processes and conservation status of the freshwater crayfish, genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in continental Australia. III. Case studies and recommendations”, pp. 265-274 in Asakura, A. (Ed.) New Frontiers in Crustacean Biology (Crustaceana Monographs, volume 15). Brill NV, Leiden. ISBN 9789004174252.

Leland, J., Coughran, J. and Bucher, D. 2011. “A preliminary investigation into the potential value of gastric mills for ageing crustaceans”, pp.57-68 in Asakura, A. (Ed.) New Frontiers in Crustacean Biology (Crustaceana Monographs, volume 15). Brill NV, Leiden.ISBN 9789004174252.

 

Journal Articles

Coughran, J., McCormack, R.B. and Fetzner, J.W. Jr. (in press: Freshwater Crayfish). Re-description of the Orbost spiny crayfish, Euastacus diversus (Riek 1969) in eastern Victoria, Australia.

Leland, J.C., Bucher, D.J. and Coughran, J. 2015. Direct age determination of a subtropical freshwater crayfish model (redclaw, Cherax quadricarinatus) using ossicular growth marks. PLoS ONE 10(8):  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0134966

Richman, N.I., Böhm, M., Adams, S.B., Alvarez, F., Bergey, E.A., Bunn, J.J.S., Burnham, Q.,  Cordeiro, J., Coughran, J., Crandall, K.A., Dawkins, K.L., DiStefano, R.J., Doran, N.E., Edsman, L., Eversole, A.G., Füreder, L., Furse, J.M., Gherardi, F., Hamr, P., Holdich, D.M., Horwitz, P., Johnston, K., Jones, C.M., Jones, J.P.G., Jones, R.L., Jones, T.G., Kawai, T., Lawler, S., López-Mejía, M., Miller, R.M., Pedraza-Lara, C., Reynolds, J.D., Richardson, A.M.M., Schultz, M.B., Schuster, G.A., Sibley, P.J., Souty-Grosset, C., Taylor, C.A., Thoma, R.F., Walls, J., Walsh, T.S. and Collen, B. (2015). Multiple drivers of decline in the global status of freshwater crayfish (Decapoda: Astacidea). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society – Biological Sciences 370: 20140060.

Bone, J., Nesvadba, N. and Coughran, J. 2014. On the apparent absence of spiny crayfish (Euastacus) from ideal refugial habitat in the Bunya mountains. Queensland Naturalist 52(4-6): 75-80.

Coughran, J. 2014. Distribution and biology of the Powerful Crayfish, Euastacus valentulus Riek 1951, in New South Wales, Australia. Freshwater Crayfish 20(1): 17-26.

Coughran, J. 2013. Biology of the Mountain Crayfish Euastacus sulcatus Riek, 1951 (Crustacea: Parastacidae) in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(14): 4840-4853.

Furse, J.M., Dawkins, K.L. and Coughran, J. 2013. Two new species of Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from the Gondwana Rainforests of central eastern Australia. Freshwater Crayfish 19(1): 103-113.

Coughran, J. and Daly, G. 2012. Potential threats from a translocated crayfish: the case of Cherax destructor in coastal drainages of New South Wales, Australia. Crustacean Research, Special Number 7: 5–12.

Coughran, J. and Furse, J.M. 2012. Conservation of freshwater crayfish in Australia. Crustacean Research, Special Number 7: 23–33.

Coughran, J., Dawkins, K.L., Furse, J.M and Hobson, R.. 2012. Two new freshwater crayfishes (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from Whitsunday Island, the Coral Sea, Australia. Crustacean Research, Special Number 7: 45–55.

Furse, J.M., Wild, C. and Coughran, J. 2012. Report of a mass mortality of Euastacus valentulus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in southeast Queensland, Australia, with a discussion of the potential impacts of climate change induced severe weather events on freshwater crayfish species. Crustacean Research, Special Number 7: 13–22.

Leland, J.C., Coughran, J. and Furse, J.M. 2012. Further translocation of the Redclaw, Cherax quadricarinatus (Decapoda: Parastacidae), to Lake Ainsworth in northeastern New South Wales, Australia. Crustacean Research, Special Number 7: 1–4.

Furse, J.M., Bone, S., Appleton, S., Leland, J.C. & Coughran, J. 2012. Conservation of imperiled crayfish: Euastacus bindal (Decapoda: Parastacidae), a highland crayfish from far north Queensland, Australia. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32(4): 677-683. Coughran, J. 2011. Biology of the Blood Crayfish, Euastacus gumar Morgan 1997, a small freshwater crayfish from the Richmond Range, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Zoologist 35(3): 685-697.

Coughran, J. 2011. Biology of the Orange-bellied Crayfish, Euastacus mirangudjin Coughran 2002. Australian Zoologist 35(3): 750-756.

Coughran, J. and McCormack, R.B. 2011. Euastacus morgani sp. n., a new spiny crayfish (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae) from the highland rainforests of eastern New South Wales, Australia. ZooKeys 85: 17–26.

McCormack, R.B. and Coughran, J. 2011. Taxonomy, distribution and ecology of the Setose Yabby, Cherax setosus. Crustacean Research 40: 1-11.

Brookhouse, N. and Coughran, J. 2010. Exploring the potential for an ecology-specific, physical control method of the exotic pest Mosquitofish, Gambusia holbrooki. Ecological Restoration and Management 11(3): 226-228.

McCormack, R.B., Coughran, J., Furse, J.M. and Van der Werf, P. 2010. Conservation of imperilled crayfish: Euastacus jagara (Decapoda: Parastacidae), a highland crayfish from the Main Range, south-eastern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Crustacean Biology 30(3): 531-535.

Coughran, J., McCormack, R.B. and Daly G. 2009. Translocation of the Yabby Cherax destructor into eastern drainages of New South Wales, Australia. Australian Zoologist 35(1): 100-103.

O’Brien, A., Coughran, J. and McCormack, R. 2009. On the existence of Cherax rotundus (Clark 1941) in the Severn region of southeastern Queensland. Queensland Naturalist 47(4-6): 41-52.

Coughran, J. 2008. Distinct Groups in the genus Euastacus? Freshwater Crayfish 16:123-130.

Coughran, J., Leckie, S.R., and Gartside, D.F. 2008. Distribution, habitat and conservation status of the freshwater crayfishes, Cherax cuspidatus (Riek) and C. leckii (Coughran). Freshwater Crayfish 16:19-26.

McCormack, R.B. and Coughran, J. 2008. Euastacus maccai, a new freshwater crayfish from New South Wales. Fishes of Sahul 22(4): 471-476.

Coughran, J. 2007. Distribution, habitat and conservation status of the freshwater crayfishes, Euastacus dalagarbe, E. girurmulayn, E. guruhgi, E. jagabar and E. mirangudjin. Australian Zoologist 34(2): 222-227.

Coughran, J. and Leckie, S. 2007. Euastacus pilosus n. sp., a new crayfish from the highland forests of northern New South Wales, Australia. Fishes of Sahul 21(1):309-316.

Coughran, J. 2005. Cherax leckii n. sp. (Decapoda: Parastacidae): a new crayfish from coastal, northeastern New South Wales. Fishes of Sahul 19(4):191-196.

Coughran, J. 2005. New crayfishes (Decapoda: Parastacidae: Euastacus) from northeastern New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 57(3): 361-374.

Coughran, J. 2002. A new species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from northeastern New South Wales, Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 54 (1): 25-30.

 

Conference Proceedings

Taukulis, F., Hay, B., Puglisi, J., de Lange, R. and Coughran, J. 2012. Assessment of temporary aquatic systems in flood: two mine-related case studies from the north-eastern Goldfields. Goldfields Environmental Management Group 2012 Workshop on Environmental Management.

 

Presentations at Academic Associations/Societies

Coughran, J. 2014. “Distribution and Biology of the Powerful Crayfish, Euastacus valentulus Riek 1951, in New South Wales, Australia”. 20th International Association of Astacology Conference, Sapporo, Japan.

Coughran, J. 2014. “Re-description of the Orbost Spiny Crayfish, Euastacus diversus Riek 1969, in eastern Victoria, Australia”. 20th International Association of Astacology Conference, Sapporo, Japan.

Coughran, J. and Furse, J.M. 2010. “Conservation of Freshwater Crayfish”. Symposium keynote lecture (joint presentation with JMF), at the Crayfish Study Group of Japan conference, sponsored by Applied Biosystems Engineering Society. Maruyama Zoo, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.

Furse, J.M. and Coughran, J. 2009. “Conservation assessment of the genus Euastacus”. Invited lecture (joint presentation with JMF), at the international Crustacean Society's special symposium, “Conservation of Crayfish”. Ikebukuro, Japan. (main CS conference held at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Shinagawa).

Coughran, J. 2006. “Distinct groups in the spiny crayfish genus Euastacus”. 16th International Association of Astacology Conference, Gold Coast.

Coughran, J. 2006. “Management of the recreational crayfish fishery in NSW, Australia”. 16th International Association of Astacology Conference, Gold Coast.

Coughran, J. and Leckie, S. 2006. “Distribution, habitat and conservation status of Cherax cuspidatusand C. leckii in NSW, Australia”. 16th International Association of Astacology Conference, Gold Coast.

Coughran, J. 2005. “Biology of the Freshwater Crayfishes of Northeastern NSW, Australia”. PhD Confirmation Seminar, Southern Cross University.

Coughran, J. 2005. “The recreational crayfish fishery in New South Wales, Australia”. Crux Annual Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference (Winner, People’s Choice Award).

 

Scientific Research Aid

$74,610 from external grants and funding sources (Australian government postgraduate award, New South Wales Fisheries Threatened Species Scientific Committtee, Australian Geographic Society, Mohammed bin Zayed species conservation fund, private sponsorship)

$18,590 from internal research grants and publication bonus awards (Southern Cross University, Griffith University).

 

Environmental Consulting Bids

Total value of $AU391,000 for seven ecological projects based at Lake Austin, Lake Raeside, Lake Rebecca and Ridley River, in Western Australia.

 

Awards

John Holliday Student Conservation Award – Runner up, 2001

Crux Annual Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference – Winner, People's Choice Award, 2005

 

Other Works

Scientific Technical Reports

Coughran, J., Froend, R., Wilson, J. and Sommer, B. 2014. Wetland values of the eastern Pilbara: An ecohydrological assessment of surface water, floodplain, marsh and aquifer features, and associated ecological values. Final Report (Synthesis of Tasks 1 to 4). Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup. 255 pp.

Coughran, J., Froend, R. and Wilson, J. 2014. Wetland values of the eastern Pilbara: Key ecohydrological linkages. Report No. CEM 2014-4, Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup. 108 pp.

Coughran, J., Froend, R., Wilson, J. and Sommer, B. 2014. Wetland values of the eastern Pilbara: Prioritisation of ecohydrological features. Report No. CEM 2013–14, Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia. 60 pp.

Coughran, J., Wilson, J. and Froend, R. 2013. Wetland values of the eastern Pilbara: Diversity and distribution of ecohydrological features. Report No. CEM 2013–12, Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia. 85 pp.

Coughran, J. 2012. A preliminary checklist of branchiopod crustaceans from temporary surface water bodies overlying the Carey Palaeodrainage, in the eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. Internal technical report, prepared for Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 25 pp.

Coughran, J. and Taukulis, F. 2012. Aquatic baseline study of Muccangarra Pool and the Ridley River. Prepared for Atlas Iron Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 65 pp.

Coughran, J. and Taukulis, F. 2012. Monitoring of Lake Carey (Wallaby Project) during flood, 2011. Prepared for Barrick (Granny Smith) Pty Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 51 pp.

Coughran, J. and Taukulis, F. 2012. Regional assessment of Lake Carey during flood, 2011. Prepared for Lake Carey Catchment Management Group. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 66 pp.

Coughran, J., Ramlee, L. and Rodman, S. 2012. Western Queen subterranean fauna desktop review. Prepared for Ramelius Resources Limited, Perth. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 22 pp.

Coughran, J., Ramlee, L., Rodman, S., Ross, S. and Stevens, N. 2012. Lake Way borefield subterranean fauna assessment. Prepared for BHP Billiton Nickel West, Perth. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 64 pp.

Coughran, J., Ramlee, L., Rodman, S., Ross, S. and Stevens, N. 2012. Lake Way South subterranean fauna assessment. Prepared for BHP Billiton, Nickel West. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 64 pp.

Coughran, J., Ramlee, L., Ross, S., Stevens, N. and Thomas, E. 2012. Lake Maitland stygofauna assessment. Prepared for Mega Lake Maitland Pty Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 137 pp.

Coughran, J., Ramlee, L., Ross, S., Stevens, N. and Thomas, E. 2012. Wiluna stygofauna assessment. Prepared for Toro Energy Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 220 pp.

Coughran, J., Wilson, C. and Taukulis, F. 2012. Aquatic baseline study of Jones Creek and the south-west claypans. Prepared for BHP Billiton, Nickel West. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 57 pp.

Hay, B., Coughran, J. and Taukulis, F. 2012. Aquatic assessment of Lake Austin. Prepared for Westgold Resources Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 47 pp.

Coughran, J. 2011. Desktop review of aquatic ecosystems associated with the Ridley River. Prepared for Atlas Iron Pty Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 34 pp.

Coughran, J. 2011. Sunrise Dam Gold Mine: Annual dewatering discharge licence report. Prepared for AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 51 pp.

Coughran, J. 2011. Whim Creek project: Stygofauna desktop assessment. Prepared for Venturex Resources Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 19 pp.

Coughran, J. and Gregory, S. 2011. Lake Carey regional survey, 2010. Prepared for Lake Carey Catchment Management Group. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 53 pp.

Coughran, J. and Stevens, N. 2011. Wingellina Nickel project: Subterranean fauna assessment. Prepared for Metals X Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 32 pp.

Coughran, J. and Taukulis, F. 2011. Aquatic assessment of Lake MacLeod. Prepared for Rio Tinto, Dampier Salt Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 50 pp.

Coughran, J. and Taukulis, F. 2011. Lake Maitland baseline aquatic assessment. Prepared for Mega Lake Maitland Pty Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 63 pp.

Hay, B., Puglisi, J., Gregory, S. and Coughran, J. 2011. Biannual ecological monitoring of Lake Carey (SDGM). Prepared for AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 50 pp.

Puglisi, J. and Coughran, J. 2012. Assessment of White Flag Lake during a partial flood event, 2011. Prepared for Barrick (Kanowna) Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 41 pp.

Puglisi, J., Thomas, E., Coughran, J. and de Lange, R. 2011. Assessment of aquatic biota and riparian vegetation at Lake Cowan, November 2010 (Phase 3). Prepared for Norseman Gold. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 42 pp.

Ross, S. and Coughran, J. 2011. Sediment survey report: Baseline sediment criteria for Lake Maitland. Prepared for Mega Lake Maitland Pty Ltd. Outback Ecology, Jolimont, Western Australia. 71 pp.

Sullivan, L.A., Burton, E.D., Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Coughran, J., Cheetham, M.D., Fyfe, D.M., Cheeseman, P.J. and McIntyre, T. 2011. Lower Lakes sulfate reduction study. Prepared for Sth Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 711, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 326 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J. and Fyfe, D.M. 2011. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Boeill Creek/Lagoon Wetland Complex. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 111, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 26 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J. and Fyfe, D.M. 2011. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Boiling Downs Creek. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 511, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 27 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J. and Fyfe, D.M. 2011. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Brickworks Lagoon. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 211, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 27 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J. and Fyfe, D.M. 2011. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Glen Esk-Rusty Waterhole. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 311, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 30 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J. and Fyfe, D.M. 2011. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Wakool River Billabong (Wetland ID 20246). Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 411, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 30 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J., Fyfe, D.M. 2011. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Edward-Wakool channel system. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 611, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 81 pp.

Bush, R.T., Tulau, M., Coughran, J., Ward, N.J., Wong, V.N.L., Cheetham, M. and Morand, D. 2010. Distribution and hazard of sulfidic sediments in a river and creek channel system of the Murray-Darling Basin: Edward-Wakool channel system case study. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 1010, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Cheeseman, P., McGrath, R., Fyfe, D.M.. Coughran J. and Wong, V.N.L. 2010. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials in the Mildura Region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 210, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 155 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran J. and Fyfe, D.M. 2010. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials (Phase 2): Fivebough and Tuckerbil Swamps. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 1110, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 56 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Coughran, J., Cheeseman, P.J., Fyfe, D.M., McIntyre, T.C. and Wong, V.N.L. 2010. Sediment and Water Quality Assessment. Rehabilitation of Moira Lake Wetland System (Stage 3). Prepared for the Public Works – NSW Water Solutions. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report No. 810, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 79 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Fyfe, D.M. Coughran J., Tulau, M., Allman, B., Morand, D. and Wong, V.N.L. 2010. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials in the Edward and Wakool Rivers Region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 410, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 163 pp.

Ward, N.J., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Fyfe, D.M. Coughran J., Tulau, M., Allman, B., Morand, D. and Wong, V.N.L. 2010. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials in the River Murray, Hume to Yarrawonga Region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 510, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 119 pp.

Ward, N.J., Wong, V.N.L., Bush, R.T., Sullivan, L.A., Fyfe, D.M.. Coughran J. and McIntyre, T. 2010. Assessment of Acid Sulfate Soil Materials in the Talwood-Mungindi Region of the Murray-Darling Basin. Prepared for Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Southern Cross GeoScience Technical Report 610, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. 51 pp.

McCormack, R.B. and Coughran, J. 2009. Norfolk Island Freshwater Aquatic Survey 2009. Prepared for Australian Aquatic Biological Pty. Ltd. 17 pp.

Coughran, J., Dawkins, K.L. and Furse, J.M. 2008. An assessment of the genus Tenuibranchiurus (1 species) against IUCN Red List criteria. Prepared for the global species conservation assessment of crayfishes, for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2 pp.

 

Formal Conservation Assessments

Coughran et al. 2010. Key collaborator on 51 species conservation assessments for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Genera Euastacus, Cherax and Tenuibranchiurus. Available online at: www.iucnredlist.org

 

Scientific Magazine and Newsletter Articles

Coughran, J. 2013. Australian endangered species: Leckie’s Crayfish. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/australian-endangered-species-leckies-crayfish-17480

Coughran, J. 2012. Australian endangered species: Spiny Crayfish. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/australian-endangered-species-spiny-crayfish-11414

Oliver, N. and Coughran, J. 2009. What lurks within the depths of Washpool’s rainforests? Crayfish News 31(2):1, 13.

Coughran, J. 2008. Snip, snip... (Snip)? An unusual pseudo-claw in the Simple Crayfish, Euastacus simplex. Crayfish News 30(4): 4.

Coughran, J. and Leckie, S. 2005. News from the wilderness of crayfish research. Fishes of Sahul 19(2): 143-148.

Leckie, S. and Coughran, J. 2005. Euastacus suttoni: the New England Crayfish. Fishes of Sahul 19(3): 167-172.

Coughran, J. 2004. The crayfishes of northeastern NSW, Australia. Crayfish News 26(4): 9-13.

 

General Presentations

Coughran, J. 2013. “Wetland Values of the Eastern Pilbara”. Two workshops on the development and prioritisation of a regional inventory of wetland features. Various stakeholders, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Perth, Western Australia.

Coughran, J. 2012. “Assessment of Temporary Aquatic Systems in Flood: Two Mine-related Case Studies from the North-eastern Goldfields”. Goldfields Environmental Management Group Conference, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Coughran, J. 2005. “Freshwater Fish and Crustaceans of the Big Scrub Rainforest”. Workshop, Big Scrub Rainforest Day, Rocky Creek Dam, New South Wales.

 

 

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