Robert Poulin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Explaining variability in parasite aggregation levels among host samples
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 140:541-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Parasite manipulation of host personality and behavioural syndromes
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Exp Biol 216:18-26. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Migration as an escape from parasitism in New Zealand galaxiid fishes
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 169:955-63. 2012
  4. pmc The comparative ecology and biogeography of parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2379-90. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Host specificity in phylogenetic and geographic space
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 27:355-61. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Effects of clonality in multiple infections on the life-history strategy of the trematode Coitocaecum parvum in its amphipod intermediate host
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Evolution 63:1417-26. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Clonal diversity of the marine trematode Maritrema novaezealandensis within intermediate hosts: the molecular ecology of parasite life cycles
    Devon B Keeney
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Mol Ecol 16:431-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Encystment site affects the reproductive strategy of a progenetic trematode in its fish intermediate host: is host spawning an exit for parasite eggs?
    Kristin K Herrmann
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 138:1183-92. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Intra- and interspecific competition among helminth parasites: effects on Coitocaecum parvum life history strategy, size and fecundity
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, 340 Great King Street, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 38:1435-44. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Trematode infection causes malformations and population effects in a declining New Zealand fish
    David W Kelly
    Landcare Research, 764 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, Private Bag 1930, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:445-52. 2010

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. doi request reprint Explaining variability in parasite aggregation levels among host samples
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 140:541-6. 2013
    ..This suggests that with most differences in aggregation among samples already explained, there may be little point in seeking universal causes for the remaining variation...
  2. doi request reprint Parasite manipulation of host personality and behavioural syndromes
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Exp Biol 216:18-26. 2013
    ..However, the power of animal personality and behavioural syndromes to inform research on host manipulation by parasites will only be fully realised when underlying mechanisms are elucidated and linked to their phenotypic impacts...
  3. doi request reprint Migration as an escape from parasitism in New Zealand galaxiid fishes
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 169:955-63. 2012
    ..Therefore, either the historical adoption of a migratory strategy in some Galaxias was an adaptation against parasitism, or it evolved for other reasons and now provides protection from infection as a coincidental side-effect...
  4. pmc The comparative ecology and biogeography of parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2379-90. 2011
    ..These findings illustrate the ways in which phylogenetically based comparative methods can contribute to biogeographic research...
  5. doi request reprint Host specificity in phylogenetic and geographic space
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 27:355-61. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Effects of clonality in multiple infections on the life-history strategy of the trematode Coitocaecum parvum in its amphipod intermediate host
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Evolution 63:1417-26. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that the dynamics of competition between coinfecting parasites, although influenced by numerous external factors, is also modulated by genetic relatedness among parasites...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clonal diversity of the marine trematode Maritrema novaezealandensis within intermediate hosts: the molecular ecology of parasite life cycles
    Devon B Keeney
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Mol Ecol 16:431-9. 2007
    ..The presence of a large number of infected snails and tidal mixing of cercariae prior to infection results in crabs potentially harbouring hundreds of parasite genotypes despite the crabs' territorial behaviour...
  8. doi request reprint Encystment site affects the reproductive strategy of a progenetic trematode in its fish intermediate host: is host spawning an exit for parasite eggs?
    Kristin K Herrmann
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 138:1183-92. 2011
    ..Host spawning events are likely to be an avenue of egg dispersal for this progenetic species, with the adoption of progenesis being conditional on whether or not the parasite can benefit from fish spawning...
  9. doi request reprint Intra- and interspecific competition among helminth parasites: effects on Coitocaecum parvum life history strategy, size and fecundity
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, 340 Great King Street, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 38:1435-44. 2008
    ..These results show that the life history strategy adopted by a parasite may be influenced by other parasites sharing the same host...
  10. doi request reprint Trematode infection causes malformations and population effects in a declining New Zealand fish
    David W Kelly
    Landcare Research, 764 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, Private Bag 1930, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:445-52. 2010
    ..With global environmental stressors predicted to enhance trematode infections, our results show that parasite-induced malformation, and its population-scale impacts, could be more widespread than previously considered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolution of host specificity in fleas: is it directional and irreversible?
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 36:185-91. 2006
    ..Still, these results suggest that host specificity may have tended to decrease in many flea lineages, a process that could have been driven by the benefits of exploiting a wide range of host species...
  12. doi request reprint Accumulation of diverse parasite genotypes within the bivalve second intermediate host of the digenean Gymnophallus sp
    Tommy L F Leung
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 39:327-31. 2009
    ..The results also support the role of the second intermediate host as an accumulator of genetic diversity in the trematode life cycle...
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional richness, functional evenness, and use of niche space in parasite communities
    Devon B Keeney
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Parasitol 93:216-9. 2007
    ..The indices presented here capture essential features of resource use in parasite communities, and can be useful tools for comparative analyses...
  14. doi request reprint Upstream-downstream gradient in infection levels by fish parasites: a common river pattern?
    Isabel Blasco-Costa
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitology 140:266-74. 2013
    ..Host properties like habitat preference, and parasite traits, particularly those related to transmission mode can influence the strength of the observed gradient, as may other environmental and biotic factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Alternative reproductive strategies in the progenetic trematode Coitocaecum parvum: comparison of selfing and mating worms
    François Lefebvre
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Parasitol 91:93-8. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of adult body size and its correlates in acanthocephalan parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 33:799-805. 2003
    ..These relationships also suggest that adult size is to some extent determined by cystacanth size, and that the characteristics of the definitive host are not the sole determinants of parasite life history traits...
  17. doi request reprint Geographic variation in life cycle strategies of a progenetic trematode
    Kristin K Herrmann
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Parasitol 98:103-10. 2012
    ..The present study is the first to compare life cycle strategies among parasite populations, providing insight into the often unrecognized plasticity in parasite developmental strategies and transmission...
  18. doi request reprint Allee effects may slow the spread of parasites in a coastal marine ecosystem
    Martin Krkosek
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Am Nat 179:401-12. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the data give a rare detailed view of Allee effects in colonization dynamics and suggest that Allee effects may dampen the spread of parasites in a coastal marine ecosystem...
  19. ncbi request reprint Recruitment rate of gymnophallid metacercariae in the New Zealand cockle Austrovenus stutchburyi: an experimental test of the hitch-hiking hypothesis
    Tommy L F Leung
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitol Res 101:281-7. 2007
    ..Possible alternative reasons for the pattern of positive association between the gymnophallid and the echinostomes are proposed...
  20. doi request reprint Host partitioning by parasites in an intertidal crustacean community
    Anson V Koehler
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Parasitol 96:862-8. 2010
    ..in A. crassa. Overall, the different parasite species make different use of available crustacean intermediate hosts and possibly contribute to intertidal community structure...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship between specialization and local abundance: the case of helminth parasites of birds
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 140:372-8. 2004
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  22. doi request reprint Determinants and consequences of interspecific body size variation in tetraphyllidean tapeworms
    Haseeb Sajjad Randhawa
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Oecologia 161:759-69. 2009
    ..Consequently, a trade-off between size and numbers is possibly imposed by external forces influencing host size, hence limiting physical space or other resources available to the parasites...
  23. doi request reprint Linking species abundance distributions and body size in monogenean communities
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitol Res 103:187-93. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Life cycle truncation in a trematode: does higher temperature indicate shorter host longevity?
    Kristin K Herrmann
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 41:697-704. 2011
    ..These findings highlight the often unrecognised plasticity in parasite developmental and transmission strategies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Information about transmission opportunities triggers a life-history switch in a parasite
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Evolution 57:2899-903. 2003
    ....
  26. doi request reprint The use of fluorescent fatty acid analogs as labels in trematode experimental infections
    Devon B Keeney
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Exp Parasitol 120:15-20. 2008
    ..This method should be extremely useful for experimental studies using trematode-host systems as models for addressing a range of ecological and evolutionary questions...
  27. ncbi request reprint The scaling of total parasite biomass with host body mass
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 37:359-64. 2007
    ..75, suggests that parasites are not like host tissues: they are able to appropriate more host resources than expected from metabolically derived host growth rates...
  28. doi request reprint Network analysis shining light on parasite ecology and diversity
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 26:492-8. 2010
    ..It also summarizes the first findings to emerge from network analyses of host-parasite interactions and identifies promising future directions made possible by this approach...
  29. ncbi request reprint Variation in infection parameters among populations within parasite species: intrinsic properties versus local factors
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 36:877-85. 2006
    ..This conclusion supports the view that the biological features of parasite species can potentially override local environmental conditions in driving parasite population dynamics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diversity of trematode genetic clones within amphipods and the timing of same-clone infections
    Devon B Keeney
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 37:351-7. 2007
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Fitness benefits of a division of labour in parasitic trematode colonies with and without competition
    Melanie M Lloyd
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 42:939-46. 2012
    ..novaezealandensis were most successful. This implies the non-reproducing morphs provide a fitness benefit to Philophthalmus sp. colonies even in the absence of competition, although the nature of this advantage remains unclear...
  32. ncbi request reprint A general test of the interactive-isolationist continuum in gastrointestinal parasite communities of fish
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 33:1623-30. 2003
    ..The use of the index in comparative studies may help in determining whether interactive helminth communities are, as widely believed, more common in endothermic vertebrate hosts than in fish hosts...
  33. doi request reprint Manipulative parasites in the world of veterinary science: implications for epidemiology and pathology
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Vet J 184:9-13. 2010
    ..This review uses several well-known pathogens to demonstrate how host manipulation by parasites is potentially important in epidemiology...
  34. doi request reprint Distance decay of similarity among parasite communities of three marine invertebrate hosts
    David W Thieltges
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 160:163-73. 2009
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  35. ncbi request reprint The relationship between species richness and productivity in metazoan parasite communities
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 137:277-85. 2003
    ..If the number of parasite species exploiting a host population is not regulated by processes arising from within the parasite community, external factors such as host characteristics may be the main determinants of parasite diversity...
  36. ncbi request reprint The evolution of monogenean diversity
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 32:245-54. 2002
    ..The phylogenetic analytical framework adopted here should allow these questions to be tackled once the necessary data become available...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of a microphallid trematode on the behaviour and survival of its isopod intermediate host: phylogenetic inheritance?
    Ellen K Hansen
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Parasitol Res 97:242-6. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Host specificity and molecular phylogeny of larval Digenea isolated from New Zealand and Australian topshells (Gastropoda: Trochidae)
    Kirsten M Donald
    Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Great King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 34:557-68. 2004
    ..Our results shed light on the conditions that may favour switching among intermediate hosts in digeneans, and on the presence/absence of host specificity in these parasites...
  39. ncbi request reprint The predictability of helminth community structure in space: a comparison of fish populations from adjacent lakes
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 32:1235-43. 2002
    ..There may be some general, large-scale processes acting to structure helminth communities, but local or seasonal influences can often either mask their action, or play more important roles themselves...
  40. ncbi request reprint The mud flat anemone-cockle association: mutualism in the intertidal zone?
    Kim N Mouritsen
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Oecologia 135:131-7. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the anemone-cockle symbiosis is a non-obligate mutualistic relationship in which the former is provided with a suitable substrate for attachment whereas the latter obtains protection against parasitic infections...
  41. doi request reprint Clone-specific immune reactions in a trematode-crustacean system
    Anson V Koehler
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitology 139:128-36. 2012
    ..Overall, the existence of variability in immune response elicited by different parasite clones is promising for future ecological immunology studies using this system...
  42. doi request reprint Introduced brown trout alter native acanthocephalan infections in native fish
    Rachel A Paterson
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 80:990-8. 2011
    ..Hence, trout presence may instead reduce parasite burdens in galaxias by either reducing galaxias density or by altering galaxias foraging behaviour...
  43. doi request reprint In vitro culture of marine trematodes from their snail first intermediate host
    Melanie M Lloyd
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Exp Parasitol 129:101-6. 2011
    ..The culture procedures developed here can therefore be used in the future as a system under which to culture marine trematode parthenitae for experimental studies...
  44. doi request reprint The many roads to parasitism: a tale of convergence
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Adv Parasitol 74:1-40. 2011
    ..Beyond demonstrating the inevitable convergence of disparate lineages across biological hyperspace towards a limited set of adaptive strategies, this synthesis also provides a unifying framework for the study of parasitism...
  45. ncbi request reprint Host specificity under molecular and experimental scrutiny
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 24:24-8. 2008
    ..Here, the prospects offered by both approaches, as well as their limitations, are highlighted...
  46. ncbi request reprint The true cost of host manipulation by parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Behav Processes 68:241-4. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Parasite-induced trophic facilitation exploited by a non-host predator: a manipulator's nightmare
    Kim N Mouritsen
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 33:1043-50. 2003
    ..Both these feeding behaviours of birds are known to occur in the field...
  48. doi request reprint Character combinations, convergence and diversification in ectoparasitic arthropods
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 39:1165-71. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that particular species characters may be evolutionary drivers of diversity, whose effects could also apply in other taxa...
  49. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrences of parasite clones and altered host phenotype in a snail-trematode system
    Clément Lagrue
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 37:1459-67. 2007
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  50. doi request reprint Interaction frequency across the geographical range as a determinant of host specialisation in generalist fleas
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 38:989-97. 2008
    ..Interaction frequency may be a key determinant of specialisation and abundance in host-parasite systems...
  51. doi request reprint Host-parasite interactions: a litmus test for ocean acidification?
    Colin D MacLeod
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 28:365-9. 2012
    ..This opinion article discusses the potential effects of OA on host and parasite species and proposes the use of parasites as bioindicators of OA disturbance...
  52. ncbi request reprint From first to second and back to first intermediate host: the unusual transmission route of Curtuteria australis (Digenea: Echinostomatidae)
    L H McFarland
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Parasitol 89:625-8. 2003
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  53. pmc Uneven distribution of cryptic diversity among higher taxa of parasitic worms
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Biol Lett 7:241-4. 2011
    ..The available data suggest that current estimates of helminth diversity may need to be doubled (tripled for trematodes) to better reflect extant diversity...
  54. doi request reprint Spatial scaling laws do not structure strongyloid nematode communities in macropodid hosts
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 38:1171-7. 2008
    ..Nematode body size may thus determine the abundance achieved by a species but not how many species can coexist; the limiting similarity between coexisting species must depend on other biological traits...
  55. doi request reprint Genetic and environmental determinants of host use in the trematode Maritrema novaezealandensis (Microphallidae)
    Anson V Koehler
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitology 138:100-6. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate the existence of genetic variation in host preferences, as well as the effect of environmental variables on observed patterns of host use...
  56. doi request reprint The scaling of dose with host body mass and the determinants of success in experimental cercarial infections
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 40:371-7. 2010
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Size-dependent pattern of metacercariae accumulation in Macomona liliana: the threshold for infection in a dead-end host
    Tommy L F Leung
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitol Res 104:177-80. 2008
    ..liliana. However, due to the low infection intensity and population density of M. liliana, its overall impact as a sink for echinostome populations in the ecosystem is probably negligible...
  58. doi request reprint Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for the trematode Curtuteria australis (Echinostomatidae)
    Tommy L F Leung
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:1046-8. 2008
    ..500 to 0.905, and three to 14 alleles were detected in 24 trematode metacercariae. These loci are currently being used to investigate the molecular ecology of this species within its intermediate hosts...
  59. ncbi request reprint Host sharing and host manipulation by larval helminths in shore crabs: cooperation or conflict?
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Parasitol 33:425-33. 2003
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Reproduction and caste ratios under stress in trematode colonies with a division of labour
    Melanie M Lloyd
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitology 140:825-32. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the caste ratio in Philophthalmus sp. colonies was altered in response to competition. This is the first study showing caste ratio responses to environmental pressures in trematodes with a division of labour...
  61. ncbi request reprint Trematode life cycles: short is sweet?
    Robert Poulin
    Dept of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 18:176-83. 2002
    ..The study of shorter life cycles offers an opportunity to understand the forces shaping the evolution of life cycles in general...
  62. doi request reprint Encystment patterns and metacercarial size of an opecoelid trematode in two polychaete hosts
    Robert C Peoples
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    Parasitol Res 109:865-70. 2011
    ..affinis than within H. filiformis. It remains to be determined whether the polychaete species in which larger sizes are achieved is also the one in which transmission to fish hosts is maximized...
  63. ncbi request reprint Qualitative and quantitative aspects of recent research on helminth parasites
    Robert Poulin
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Helminthol 76:373-6. 2002
    ..These results suggest that there is an increasing gap in the quantity and general importance of the research carried out on different helminth taxa...