Resilience research on whitebait featured in UC Chronicle

The September 2016 issue of the Chronicle He Kupu Whakamahara ran a story on our research into the resilience of whitebait spawning sites in Ōtautahi Christchurch following the earthquakes. Follow the link here to the article online Some recent publications relating to this work: Earthquake effects on spawning sites – download the original report here Identifying īnanga spawning sites in plans – short report available here Census survey approach to quantifying īnanga spawning habitat New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 52(2), 284-294. Earthquake-induced habitat migration Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 2018; 1-11.

Earthquake effects on whitebait spawning sites

The Waterways Centre for Freshwater Research and the Marine Ecology Research Group are pleased to provide a new report on the distribution of īnanga spawning sites in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Thanks the Engineering New Zealand / Water NZ Rivers Group for supporting this work.Highlights include comprehensive information on changes in relation to the Canterbury earthquakes, and a summary of the key implications for waterways management.