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Associate Professor Kevin Collier

Associate Professor (Biological Sciences)

Qualifications: BSc Waikato PhD Canterbury

Research Interests

Large river ecology, Restoration of urban streams, and methods for monitoring stream health.

Research Supervised

PhD

  • Pingram, Michael (2014). Food webs in the lower Waikato River and the role of hydrogeomorphic complexity.

MSc (Research)

  • Catlin, Alicia (2015). Does reduced floodplain inundation affect larval fish food supply? Zooplankton-whitebait interactions in the lower Waikato River.

MSc

  • Garrett-Walker, Jeremy (2014). The ecology of constructed ponds on the lower Waikato River floodplain: implications for waterfowl management.
  • Valler, Tammy (2013). Three Hamilton urban catchments: a comparison of ecosystem condition.
  • Johnston, Toni (2011). Comparison of riparian willows and riprap as habitat for fish and invertebrates in the Waikato River.
  • Ginders, Melany (2011). The influence of connectivity on the functional role of a natural and re-constructed side-arm in the lower Waikato River.

Recent Publications

  • Catlin, A. K., Collier, K. J., & Duggan, I. C. (2019). Diet of juvenile Galaxias maculatus (Galaxiidae) during the upstream migration period in the lower Waikato River, New Zealand. Marine and Freshwater Research. doi:10.1071/MF18305

  • Melchior, M., Collier, K. J., & Clearwater, S. J. (2019). First record of complex release strategies and morphometry of glochidia in sympatric Echyridella species (Bivalvia: Unionida: Hyriidae). Hydrobiologia, 12 pages. doi:10.1007/s10750-019-03995-3

  • Van Looy, K., Tonkin, J. D., Floury, M., Leigh, C., Soininen, J., Larsen, S., . . . Wolter, C. (2019). The three Rs of river ecosystem resilience: Resources, recruitment, and refugia. River Research and Applications, 35(2), 107-120. doi:10.1002/rra.3396

  • Hare, K. M., Borrelle, S. B., Buckley, H. L., Collier, K. J., Constantine, R., Perrott, J. K., . . . Towns, D. R. (2019). Intractable: species in New Zealand that continue to decline despite conservation efforts. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. doi:10.1080/03036758.2019.1599967

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Contact Details

Email: kcollier@waikato.ac.nz
Room: R.2.16
Phone: +64 7 858 5169