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  1. 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...
  2. Invasion status of Florida bass <em>Micropterus floridanus</em> (Lesueur, 1822) in South Africa

    Invasion status of Florida bass <em>Micropterus floridanus</em> (Lesueur, 1822) in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides are a popular North American angling species that was introduced into South Africa in 1928. To enhance the largemouth bass fisheries, Florida bass Micropterus floridanus were introduced into KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, in 1980. Knowledge on...
  3. FRESHWATER FISH CONSERVATION IN SOUTH AFRICA: A RISING TIDE

    FRESHWATER FISH CONSERVATION IN SOUTH AFRICA: A RISING TIDE

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    Attitudes towards the conservation of South African indigenous freshwater fishes have changed radically. Initially alien sport angling species were the focus of fisheries interest and local fishes were considered worthless. Gradually, in response to the work of collectors, taxonomists and...
  4. Fish distributions in the Rondegat River, Cape Floristic Region, South Africa, and the immediate impact of rotenone treatment in an invaded reach

    Fish distributions in the Rondegat River, Cape Floristic Region, South Africa, and the immediate impact of rotenone treatment in an invaded reach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Alien fishes are considered the most serious threat to native headwater stream fishes in South Africa. A 4 km reach of the Rondegat River is the first section of a South African river to be rehabilitated through the attempted removal...
  5. Age, growth and reproduction of largemouth bass, <em>Micropterus salmoides</em>, in Lake Manyame, Zimbabwe

    Age, growth and reproduction of largemouth bass, <em>Micropterus salmoides</em>, in Lake Manyame, Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    A total of 478 largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides (Lacépède, 1802), was sampled between September 1997 and July 2001 using hook-and-line in Lake Manyame, a water supply reservoir situated outside Harare, Zimbabwe. Male fish dominated the samples, possibly an effect of...