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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Boat electrofishing survey of Apata Pond and Lake McLaren

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Bell, Dudley G.; Ring, C. Alex; Tempero, Grant Wayne (University of Waikato, 2004)
    We used New Zealand’s first successful electrofishing boat to catch koi carp (Cyprinus carpio haemaotopterus; Zhou et al. 2003) and rudd (Scardinius erythophthalmus) at two sites in the Bay of Plenty, North Island, New ...