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Phil Bishop
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University of Otago
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Publications

  • Bell frog populations in New Zealand - Good news or bad news?

    Authors
    Phil Bishop
    Journal
    Australian Zoologist
    Year
    2008
    The aims of this paper are to describe the distribution and status of bell frog populations in New Zealand and to highlight the potential benefits these New Zealand populations have for collaborative ... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE
  • Cold tolerance and overwintering of an introduced New Zealand frog, the brown tree frog (Litoria ewingii)

    Authors
    Phil Bishop, D.A. Wharton, Y. Bazin
    Journal
    Cryo-Letters
    Year
    2007
    The overwintering strategy of Litoria ewingii in Otago, New Zealand, was studied under laboratory and field conditions. Microhabitat temperature measurements showed that the frogs were often exposed t... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE
  • A modelling approach to determine a translocation scenario for the endangered New Zealand frog Leiopelma Hamiltoni

    Authors
    Phil Bishop, D. Fletcher, M.D. Tocher
    Journal
    Herpetological Journal
    Year
    2006
    A stage-structured population model was developed to predict which of nine hypothetical translocation scenarios was likely to produce the best outcome for the rare Hamilton's frog (Leiopelma hamiltoni... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE
  • Tensile properties of silk from endemic New Zealand spiders

    Authors
    Phil Bishop, D.J. Carr, B.M. Lowe, B.E. Niven, S.A.C. Gould
    Journal
    Textile Research Journal
    Year
    2006
    Differences in tensile properties were measured among individuals from four species of endemic New Zealand spiders that occupy different positions on the phylogenetic tree. The lowest load, stiffness,... REGISTER NOW TO SEE MORE

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