Professor Brendan Hicks

Ecology of Native and Pest Freshwater Fish

Qualifications: MSc Auckland, PhD Oregon State

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Research Interests

  • Ecology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Freshwater Systems
  • Invasive Species
  • Remote Sensing
  • Terrestrial Systems


Biology; Environment Issues; Natural Resources; Statistics

Freshwater ecology Freshwater fish

Recent Publications

  • Guo, C., Li, W., Li, S., Mai, Z., Zhang, T., Liu, J., . . . Hicks, B. J. (2022). Manipulation of fish community structure effectively restores submerged aquatic vegetation in a shallow subtropical lake. Environmental Pollution, 292. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2021.118459

  • Chen, J., Chen, S., Fu, R., Li, D., Jiang, H., Wang, C., . . . Hicks, B. J. (2022). Remote sensing big data for water environment monitoring: Current status, challenges, and future prospects. Earth's Future, 10(2). doi:10.1029/2021EF002289

  • Hicks, B. J., Smith, D. R., Pingram, M. A., Kelly, D. J., & Fraley, K. M. (2021). Conservation of freshwater eels in food-web studies: Non-lethal stable isotope analyses substitute fin for muscle tissue with lipid correction. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. doi:10.1111/eff.12647

  • West, D. W., Ling, N., Hicks, B. J., van den Heuvel, M. R., & Tremblay, L. A. (2021). Effects of point source discharges on common bully (Gobiomorphus cotidianus) along the Waikato River, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. doi:10.1080/00288330.2021.1879177

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: R.2.14
Phone: +64 7 838 4661
Cellphone: +64 21 832 287