Browsing by Author "Tempero, Grant Wayne"

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  • Abundance and Function of Multiple Haemoglobin Isomorphs from Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (University of Waikato, 2011)
    Haemoglobins perform the vital physiological function of transporting oxygen from the external environment to the tissues. Poikilothermic rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss = Salmo gairdneri = S. irideus) produce multiple ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anthropogenic phosphorus loads to Lake Rotorua

    Tempero, Grant Wayne; McBride, Chris G.; Abell, Jonathan Michael; Hamilton, David P. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    Past wastewater disposal practices and ongoing catchment land-use intensification have resulted in the eutrophication of Lake Rotorua. These changes have been associated with elevated nutrient loads to the lake from point ...
  • Aquatic ecology of Lake Rotokare, Taranaki, and options for restoration

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Bell, Dudley G.; Duggan, Ian C.; Wood, Susanna A.; Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, 2013)
    Lake Rotokare is a 17.8-ha natural lake in eastern Taranaki, located 12 km east of Eltham in the 230-ha Rotokare Scenic Reserve. In 2008, the Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust completed construction of an 8.2-km predator proof ...
  • Assessment of fish populations in Lake Horowhenua, Levin

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, 2013)
    Lake Horowhenua (Waipunahau) is of substantial historical, cultural and recreational value to the people of the Horowhenua region. However, water quality and biodiversity within the lake has been in decline for a number ...