- Effects of artificial eggs on prolactin secretion, steroid levels, brood patch development, incubation onset and clutch size in the yellow-eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes)Melanie Massaro
Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
Gen Comp Endocrinol 151:220-9. 2007..Moreover, such experimental studies will widen our understanding of the endocrine mechanisms that regulate clutch size...
- Introduced mammalian predators induce behavioural changes in parental care in an endemic New Zealand birdMelanie Massaro
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
PLoS ONE 3:e2331. 2008..We suggest that conservation efforts may be more effective if they take advantage of the ability of island birds to respond to novel predators, especially when the elimination of exotic predators is not possible...
- Novel myco-like DNA viruses discovered in the faecal matter of various animalsAlyssa Sikorski
School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Virus Res 177:209-16. 2013..Based on the similarities to SsHADV-1 and Rep-like sequences found in fungal genomes, these novel gemycircularviruses may infect fungi...
- A description of unique fluorescent yellow pigments in penguin feathersKevin J McGraw
Pigment Cell Res 20:301-4. 2007