Articles by Author: S P Wintner

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  1. Age and growth of the spinner shark <em>Carcharhinus brevipinna</em> (Müller and Henle, 1839) off the KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

    Age and growth of the spinner shark <em>Carcharhinus brevipinna</em> (Müller and Henle, 1839) off the KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Age and growth of the spinner shark Carcharhinus brevipinna off the KwaZulu-Natal coast of South Africa was investigated from vertebral growth ring counts of 67 specimens (54–213 cm precaudal length, PCL). Counts were made from sectioned vertebral centra by two...
  2. A characterisation of the paddle-ski fishery in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    A characterisation of the paddle-ski fishery in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) paddle-ski fishery in South Africa consists mainly of light-weight fishing kayaks operated by a single fisher in the marine nearshore environment. The social, economic, management and fisheries parameters of this sector were investigated during the period December...
  3. Spatial distribution of <em>Nemesis lamna</em> Risso 1826 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Eudactylinidae) on the gills of white sharks <em>Carcharodon carcharias</em> off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Spatial distribution of <em>Nemesis lamna</em> Risso 1826 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Eudactylinidae) on the gills of white sharks <em>Carcharodon carcharias</em> off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The selection of a specific site of attachment by a copepod parasite is determined by a set of mostly unknown factors. The spatial distribution of Nemesis lamna on the gill filaments of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias was investigated. The complete...
  4. Confirmation of the occurrence of a second killer whale morphotype in South African waters

    Confirmation of the occurrence of a second killer whale morphotype in South African waters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Killer whales Orcinus orca occur worldwide in a number of morphotypes that differ in size, pigmentation, acoustic behaviour, food type and genetics – some may indeed warrant subspecific or even specific status. Until recently, all killer whales in South African...
  5. Do sawfish <em>Pristis</em> spp. represent South Africa's first local extirpation of marine elasmobranchs in the modern era?<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Do sawfish <em>Pristis</em> spp. represent South Africa's first local extirpation of marine elasmobranchs in the modern era?<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Largetooth sawfish Pristis pristis and green sawfish P. zijsron were not uncommon in catches made in KwaZulu‑ Natal (KZN) on the east coast of South Africa in the mid part of the last century but apparently have disappeared from this...