Research Publications for Brendan J Hicks
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Baillie, B. R., Hicks, B. J., Hogg, I. D., Van Den Heuvel, M. R., & Kimberley, M. O. (2019). Debris dams as habitat for aquatic invertebrates in forested headwater streams: A large-scale field experiment. Marine and Freshwater Research. doi:10.1071/MF18216
Tempero, G. W., Hicks, B. J., Ling, N., Morgan, D., Daniel, A. J., Özkundakci, D., & David, B. (2019). Fish community responses to invasive fish removal and installation of an exclusion barrier at Lake Ohinewai, Waikato. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 53(3), 397-415. doi:10.1080/00288330.2019.1579101
Kusabs, I. A., Hicks, B. J., Quinn, J. M., Perry, W. L., & Whaanga, H. (2018). Evaluation of a traditional Māori harvesting method for sampling kōura (freshwater crayfish, Paranephrops planifrons ) and toi toi (bully, Gobiomorphus spp.) populations in two New Zealand streams. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 1-23. doi:10.1080/00288330.2018.1481437
Me, W., Hamilton, D. P., McBride, C. G., Abell, J. M., & Hicks, B. J. (2018). Modelling hydrology and water quality in a mixed land use catchment and eutrophic lake: Effects of nutrient load reductions and climate change. Environmental Modelling and Software, 109, 114-133. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.08.001
Kusabs, I., Hicks, B., Quinn, J., Whaanga, H., & Perry, W. (2018). Evaluating a traditional Maori harvesting method for sampling stream populations of koura and toi toi. In 50th New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society Annual Conference. Conference held The Rutherford, Nelson, New Zealand.
Francis, L., Hicks, B., Collier, K., Melchoir, M., & Kusabs, I. (2018). Consumption of kōura in Lake Rotoiti by brown bullhead catfish: a risk assessment. In 50th New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society Annual Conference. Conference held The Rutherford, Nelson, New Zealand.
Hicks, B. J., & Bell, D. G. (2018). Boat electrofishing survey of the Awaiti and Bancrofts canals (Tee Head Canal), Piako River system (ERI Report No. 110). Hamilton, New Zealand: Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato.
Hicks, B., Bell, D. G., Powrie, W., & Rawiri, L. (2018). Boat electrofishing survey of fish abundance in the Ohau Channel, Rotorua, in 2017 (ERI Report No. 116). Hamilton, New Zealand: Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato.
Dada, A. C., Hicks, B. J., Ling, N., Hamilton, D. P., & Abell, J. M. (2018). Assessment of effects of proposed treated wastewater discharge to the Te Arikiroa Thermal Channel and Sulphur Bay (Lake Rotorua) (ERI Report No. 91). Hamilton, New Zealand: Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato.
Li, W., Hicks, B. J., Lin, M., Guo, C., Zhang, T., Liu, J., . . . Beauchamp, D. A. (2018). Impacts of hatchery-reared mandarin fish Siniperca chuatsi stocking on wild fish community and water quality in a shallow Yangtze lake. Scientific Reports, 8, 11 pages. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-29758-z