Articles by Author: Ph Skelton

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  1. Catfishes

    Catfishes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
  2. ADDITIONS TO THE CHECKLIST AND RECENT CHANGES TO THE SCIENTIFIC NAMES OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN FRESHWATER FISHES

    ADDITIONS TO THE CHECKLIST AND RECENT CHANGES TO THE SCIENTIFIC NAMES OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN FRESHWATER FISHES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    Alterations and additions to the checklist of southern African freshwater fishes are given based on recent findings and the latest literature. Name changes are given for 13 taxa, and 25 species and subspecies are added to the list. Several species...
  3. DISTRIBUTION AND DIVERSITY OF MKUZE SWAMP FISHES DURING A SUMMER FLOOD

    DISTRIBUTION AND DIVERSITY OF MKUZE SWAMP FISHES DURING A SUMMER FLOOD

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Very little information is available on the fishes of the Mkuze swamps and this paper presents the results of an ichthyofaunal survey conducted in March 1988. The study, which coincided with a major river flood, determined that the fish fauna...
  4. Flagships and fragments — perspectives on the conservation of freshwater fishes in southern Africa

    Flagships and fragments — perspectives on the conservation of freshwater fishes in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Fishes are relatively conspicuous inhabitants of freshwaters and therefore provide a useful means to monitor and relate aquatic conservation problems to the public. Human attitudes to the conservation of fishes and freshwaters have changed radically over the past 100 years...
  5. The development of a GIS atlas of southern African freshwater fish

    The development of a GIS atlas of southern African freshwater fish

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A geographic information systems (GIS) based atlas of southern African freshwater fish has been developed for the SADC countries. The JLB Smith Institute of Ichthyology, in collaboration with ALCOM, has developed a database of freshwater fish for this region from...
  6. Changes to the scientific and common names of southern African freshwater fishes

    Changes to the scientific and common names of southern African freshwater fishes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Additions and changes to the scientific and common names of southern African freshwater fishes made since 1993, are recorded and explained. Nineteen new scientific names are listed including five new species, three genus-name changes, three species-name changes and four new...
  7. Conservation biology and management of a critically endangered cyprinid, the Twee River redfin, <em>Barbus erubescens</em> (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

    Conservation biology and management of a critically endangered cyprinid, the Twee River redfin, <em>Barbus erubescens</em> (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The Twee River redfin Barbus erubescens is a critically endangered small cyprinid endemic to the Twee River System, a subcatchment of the Olifants-Doring River System of South Africa. It is currently the most threatened freshwater fish in both the Cape...
  8. Conserving the fishes of the Twee River, Western Cape, South Africa: revisiting the issues

    Conserving the fishes of the Twee River, Western Cape, South Africa: revisiting the issues

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The Twee River catchment contains two endemic fish species — the Twee River redfin and the Twee River galaxias — which are threatened by water abstraction, habitat degradation, and the presence of introduced fishes. Fyke nets were used to determine...