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Research AssociateMike Hickford

Marine Ecology
Julius von Haast 345
Internal Phone: 95177

Qualifications

Research Interests

My primary research interest is the early life history of fish.

Recent Publications

  • Yungnickel MR., Hickford M. and Schiel DR. (2020) Spatio-temporal variation in species composition of New Zealand's whitebait fishery. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 54(4): 679-694. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2020.1745854.
  • Egan EMC., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2019) Understanding the life histories of amphidromous fish by integrating otolith-derived growth reconstructions, post-larval migrations and reproductive traits. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29(9): 1391-1402. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3145.
  • Schiel DR., Alestra T., Gerrity S., Orchard S., Dunmore R., Pirker J., Lilley S., Tait L., Hickford M. and Thomsen M. (2019) The Kaikōura earthquake in southern New Zealand: Loss of connectivity of marine communities and the necessity of a cross-ecosystem perspective. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29(9): 1520-1534. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3122.
  • Orchard DSE., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2018) Use of artificial habitats to detect spawning sites for the conservation of Galaxias maculatus, a riparian-spawning fish. Ecological Indicators 91: 617-625. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.03.061.
  • Orchard S., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2018) Earthquake-induced habitat migration in a riparian spawning fish has implications for conservation management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28(3): 702-712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2898.