New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research prize

Congratulations to Eimar Egan, from Canterbury University, on receiving this year’s New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research (NZJMFWR) prize.

The 2015 NZJMFWR prize was presented to Eimar for her poster entitled: Torrentfish tales – Insights into larval dispersal using otolith morphology.  

Eimar was awarded a framed certificate and cheque at the recent New Zealand Freshwater Science Society conference in Wellington by the Society president, Dr Marc Schallenberg. The conference theme was ‘Collaboration, communication and communities (and the fancy dress theme was ‘A night at the museum!’) Eimar is travelling to South America soon and will use the Journal award to attend a whitebait seminar in Chile.

View The winning poster (PDF, 805 kB).

Senior Editor:

  • Doug Mountfort, (prev) Cawthron Institute, New Zealand

Associate Editors:

  • Andrea Alfaro, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Joanne Clapcott, Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
  • Kendall Clements, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Conrad Pilditch, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Bruce Robertson, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Marc Schallenberg, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Judy Sutherland, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Brian Sorrell, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Craig Stevens, NIWA, New Zealand
  • Richard Taylor, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ross Woods, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Aims: The diversity of aquatic life in the southern continents and oceans is of worldwide interest to researchers and resource managers in research institutions, museums, and other centres. The New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research plays an important role in disseminating information on field-based, experimental, and theoretical research on the marine, estuarine, and freshwater biology of the region.

Scope of submissions: The New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research is an international journal that publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions on all aspects of aquatic science in habitats ranging from lakes, streams and wetlands, to rocky shores, fjords and the open ocean. The journal places particular emphasis on Australasia, South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and Southern oceans. The journal’s subject matter includes ecology, aquaculture, genetics, biodiversity, bioinvasions, physical oceanography, limnology, hydrology, aquatic biotechnology, and aquatic chemistry.

Prospective contributors should consult recent issues of the journal and contact the publishing team to discuss whether a planned submission is appropriate.

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Print ISSN: 0028-8330, Online ISSN: 1175-8805

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