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Jo Carpenter

Researcher – Conservation Ecology
Ecosystems & Conservation
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University of Canterbury
PhD Ecology

BSc (Hons) Ecology & Biodversity


Carpenter JK, Wilmshurst JM, McConkey KR, Hume JP, Wotton DM, Shiels AB, Burge OR, Drake DR 2020. The forgotten fauna: Native vertebrate seed predators on islands. Functional Ecology 34(9): 1802-1813. WOS:000566499200006

Carpenter JK, O'Donnell CFJ, Moltchanova E, Kelly D 2019. Long seed dispersal distances by an inquisitive flightless rail (Gallirallus australis) are reduced by interaction with humans. Royal Society Open Science 6(8). WOS:000500234500005

Carpenter JK, Wood JR, Wilmshurst JM, Kelly D 2018. An avian seed dispersal paradox: New Zealand's extinct megafaunal birds did not disperse large seeds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 285(1877). WOS:000430868100014

Carpenter JK, Kelly D, Clout MN, Karl BJ, Ladley JJ 2017. Trends in the detections of a large frugivore (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) and fleshy-fruited seed dispersal over three decades. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 41(1): 41–46.