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Research Publications for Philip M (Phil) Ross

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  • Ross, P. M. (2017). The RENA disaster? An ecological perspective. In New Zealand Marine Industry Conference. Conference held in Tauranga.

  • Ross, P. M., Pande, A., Jones, J. B., Cope, J., & Flowers, G. (2017). First detection of gas bubble disease and Rickettsia-like organisms in Paphies ventricosa , a New Zealand surf clam. Journal of Fish Diseases, 4 pages. doi:10.1111/jfd.12684

  • Ross, P. M., Beentjes, M. P., Cope, J., de Lange, W. P., McFadgen, B. G., Redfearn, P., . . . Williams, J. R. (2017). The biology, ecology and history of toheroa ( Paphies ventricosa ): a review of scientific, local and customary knowledge. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 1-36. doi:10.1080/00288330.2017.1383279

  • Ross, P. M., Smith, H., Smith, S., & McFadgen, B. (2017). Can knowledge of early-Māori practises help restore a collapsed fishery?. In Oceans Past VI. Sesimbra, Portugal.

  • Ross, P. M., Coster, J., Crampton, J., Flowers, G., McFadgen, B., & Vogel, Y. (2017). What’s missing in the middens? Historical distribution and harvesting of toheroa. In New Zealand Archaeological Association Conference. Thames.

  • Ross, P., Cope, J., de Lange, W., Hewitt, C. L. R., Pilditch, C., Smith, S., . . . Williams, J. (2016). Kei hea nga toheroa? Whakahokia!. In The Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia (SERA) & the New Zealand Ecological Society (NZES) Joint Conference. Conference held at Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Ross, P. M., Battershill, C., & Loomb, C. (2016). The wreck of the MV Rena: spatio-temporal analysis of ship-derived contaminants in the sediments and fauna of Astrolabe Reef. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 50(1), 87-114. doi:10.1080/00288330.2015.1077873

  • Ross, P. M., McFadgen, B., & Smith, H. (2016). Ahumoana tawhito (ancient aquaculture) and the influence of early-Māori on the distribution and dynamics of toheroa. In New Zealand Archaeological Association Conference. Wairau Bar, Blenheim. Retrieved from

  • Ross, P. M., Fairweather, R., Culliford, D., Park, S., Pilditch, C. A., & Battershill, C. N. (2016). In situ sampling reveals rapid uptake and depuration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by surf clams (Paphies subtriangulata) affected by the Rena oil spill. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 50(1), 56-69. doi:10.1080/00288330.2015.1084934

  • McCormack, S., Ross, P. M., Hogg, I. D. P., & Battershill, C. (2016). Biosystematic and chemical ecological insights to the identification of bioactive leads from New Zealand sponges (Porifera: Poecilosclerida). In New Zealand Marine Sciences Society and Australian Marine Sciences Association joint conference. Held at Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

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