Browsing by Author "Osborne, Matthew W."

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  • Age composition, growth, and reproduction of koi carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) in the lower Waikato, New Zealand

    Tempero, Grant Wayne; Ling, Nicholas; Hicks, Brendan J.; Osborne, Matthew W. (Royal Society of New Zealand, 2006)
    A total of 566 koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) from the lower Waikato region were aged from scales and opercular bones, and growth was modelled with the von Bertalanffy growth function. There was no difference in growth rate ...
  • Boat electrofishing survey of the lower Waikato River and its tributaries

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Ling, Nicholas; Osborne, Matthew W.; Bell, Dudley G.; Ring, C. Alex (University of Waikato, 2005)
    We conducted the first electrofishing boat survey of the lower Waikato River and its tributaries between 8 and 15 February 2005. We caught 2,915 fish comprising seven introduced and six native fish species in 5.63 km of ...
  • Movement, social cohesion and site fidelity in adult koi carp, Cyprinus carpio

    Osborne, Matthew W.; Ling, Nicholas; Hicks, Brendan J.; Tempero, Grant Wayne (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
    Koi carp is an ornamental variant of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio L., that was introduced to New Zealand in the 1960s and has since become a major aquatic pest. A total of 1265 wild adult koi carp were caught by boat ...
  • Quantitative estimates of fish abundance from boat electrofishing

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Osborne, Matthew W.; Ling, Nicholas (Conference held 11-15 July 2005, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 2006)
    Multiple removals by boat electro-fishing were used to estimate fish populations in non-wadeable habitats in New Zealand lakes and rivers. Mean capture probability was 0.47±h0.10 (± 95% CI) from 35 population estimates ...

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