Articles by Author: Cecile Reed

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  1. First record of the Southeast Asian walking catfish, <em>Clarias batrachus</em> (Pisces: Clariidae), from the island of Mauritius, south-western Indian Ocean

    First record of the Southeast Asian walking catfish, <em>Clarias batrachus</em> (Pisces: Clariidae), from the island of Mauritius, south-western Indian Ocean

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The presence of Southeast Asian walking catfish, Clarias batrachus, in Mauritian freshwater systems has been confirmed. Three female Clarias batrachus were caught in Rivière Sèche, close to the town of Phoenix, Mauritius (20°17′ S, 57°33′ E). This constitutes the first...
  2. First account of the metazoan parasite fauna of oilfish <em>Ruvettus pretiosus</em> Cocco, 1829 (Perciformes: Gempylidae) in South African waters

    First account of the metazoan parasite fauna of oilfish <em>Ruvettus pretiosus</em> Cocco, 1829 (Perciformes: Gempylidae) in South African waters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Parasites are an important but neglected component of ecosystems that can be used as indicators of host biology and ecology. In the present study, the metazoan parasite assemblage of Ruvettus pretiosus, an understudied but widely distributed predatory gempylid, caught off...
  3. Language choices in the writing of distance learning materials: How do we write our readers and ourselves?

    Language choices in the writing of distance learning materials: How do we write our readers and ourselves?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    One outcome of my experiences as a reviewer of distance learning courses for the 1995 national audit of teacher education in South Africa and as a writer of in-service professional development courses for teachers, is an increased awareness of the...
  4. Textbooks as crafted representational objects: A comparative analysis of Grade 7 home language textbooks for isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Afrikaans and English

    Textbooks as crafted representational objects: A comparative analysis of Grade 7 home language textbooks for isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Afrikaans and English

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Each set of curriculum documents produced in South Africa since the late 1990s has specified a common curriculum and programme of assessment for all official languages taught in schools as ‘home’ or ‘additional’ languages. However, authors and other members of...
  5. Diversity patterns of temporary wetland macroinvertebrate assemblages in the south-western Cape, South Africa

    Diversity patterns of temporary wetland macroinvertebrate assemblages in the south-western Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Although macroinvertebrates are potentially useful for assessing the condition of temporary wetlands, little is yet known about them. Macroinvertebrate assemblages were assessed in 138 temporary wetlands in the south-western Cape, recording 126 taxa. However, predicted richness estimates were all higher...
  6. Use of the sitting position for pineal tumour surgery in a five-year-old child

    Use of the sitting position for pineal tumour surgery in a five-year-old child

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    The sitting position provides almost ideal access to several areas within the cranium. The high risk of air embolism has led to decreased use of the sitting position. However, improved identification of patients at risk of paradoxical embolism may allow...