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Competition between the introduced wasps Vespula germanica and V. vulgaris in honeydew beech forest, north-western South Island, New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1992)
New Zealand was colonised by the German wasp, Vespula germanica (F.) in the 1940s and it became established throughout the country, The common wasp, V. vulgaris (L) colonised in the late 1970s and is still expanding its ...
Isolation and characterization of the putative MIH gene sequence from the lobster Jasus edwardsii.
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1996)
The X-organ sinus gland complex in the crustacean eyestalk is an important source for several neuropeptides, among which is the moult-inhibiting hormone (MIH). The aim of this thesis was to isolate and characterize the ...
Cardiovascular and respiratory effects of three fish anaesthetics.
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1999)
Whole animal and in vitro experiments were used to compare and contrast the cardiovascular and, to a lesser extent, respiratory effects of three fish anaesthetics at approximately equipotent concentrations: 100 ppm MS222, ...
The principles and methods of phylogenetic systematics and its application to the taxonomy of the Pronocephalidae Looss, 1902 (Platyhelminthes: Digenea)
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1990)
Biological systematics has developed according to the Kuhnian model of science: there have been paradigm shifts in systematic practices, the consequence of changing perceptions of what is required of scientists, theories, ...
Respiratory and acid-base physiology of the New Zealand rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii (Hutton).
(University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1991)