Mike Hickford

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

  • Armstrong BA., Moltchanova E., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2021) Comparing the performance of supervised classification methods on a multispecies fishery of post-larval galaxiids. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2021.1934488.
  • Watson AS., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2021) Freshwater reserves for fisheries conservation and enhancement of a widespread migratory fish. Journal of Applied Ecology http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13967.
  • 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.