Melanie Massaro

Summary

Affiliation: University of Canterbury
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. pmc Introduced mammalian predators induce behavioural changes in parental care in an endemic New Zealand bird
    Melanie Massaro
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 3:e2331. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A description of unique fluorescent yellow pigments in penguin feathers
    Kevin J McGraw
    Pigment Cell Res 20:301-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. pmc Introduced mammalian predators induce behavioural changes in parental care in an endemic New Zealand bird
    Melanie 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint A description of unique fluorescent yellow pigments in penguin feathers
    Kevin J McGraw
    Pigment Cell Res 20:301-4. 2007