Recent Submissions

  • The important of parasites in the functioning of warming ecosystems 

    WILLIAMS, MAUREEN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Natural Sciences. Discipline of Zoology, 2019)
    Parasites play a critical role in the structure and functioning of ecosystems, contributing to overall ecosystem stability and the provision of ecosystem services. As the global climate changes, it is of considerable ...
  • The fisheries biology of commercial ray species from two geographically distinct regions 

    Gallagher, Michael J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Zoology, 2001)
    Age, growth and maturity were investigated in the commercial ray species from two contrasting, and geographically distinct regions; namely the Falkland Islands’ ray fishery, which is recently established, carefully managed ...
  • The effects of increased sediment load on the Biota of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa 

    Donohue, Ian (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Zoology, 2002)
    Before the work described in this thesis, no studies had been done to test the direct effects of increased sediment load on the biota of Lake Tanganyika. The aim of this research was to assess the effects of increased ...
  • Feeding and physiological energetics of the littoral Tellinoidea of Dublin Bay 

    DANIELS, LINDA CHARLOTTE (Trinity College Dublin. School of Natural Sciences. Discipline of Zoology, 2018)
    The littoral Tellinoids, marine bivalve clams, are an important component of the Dublin Bay ecosystem, comprising a third of benthic macrofaunal biomass and providing a key conduit in the flow of energy through the system. ...
  • The impact of roadworks on the ranging behaviour of European badgers (Meles meles) 

    GAUGHRAN, AOIBHEANN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Natural Sciences. Discipline of Zoology, 2018)
    The European badger (Meles meles), one of Ireland’s most iconic native species, acts as a wildlife reservoir of Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of tuberculosis in cattle. Badgers have been implicated in the spread ...

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