Mike Hickford

Research AssociateMike Hickford

Marine Ecology
Julius von Haast 345
Internal Phone: 95177


Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Crichton BRJ., Hickford MJH., McIntosh AR. and Schiel DR. (2023) Predicting biomass of resident kōkopu (Galaxias) populations using local habitat characteristics. PLoS ONE 18(3 March) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0261993.
  • Jellyman PG., Quilty CM., Thomas CR., Green CB. and Hickford MJH. (2023) Laboratory-based comparison of screening materials for excluding juvenile freshwater fishes from New Zealand water intakes. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2023.2173256.
  • Watson AS., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2023) Closing the life-history loop: Density effects on fecundity and egg size of an exploited, amphidromous fish (Galaxias maculatus) in freshwater protected areas. Freshwater Biology http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.14091.
  • Armstrong BA., Moltchanova E., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2022) Comparing the performance of supervised classification methods on a multispecies fishery of post-larval galaxiids. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 56(2): 272-283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00288330.2021.1934488.
  • Watson AS., Hickford MJH. and Schiel DR. (2022) Interacting effects of density and temperature on fish growth rates in freshwater protected populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 289(1967) http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.1982.