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  1. Towards the declaration of a large marine protected area: a subtidal ichthyofaunal survey of the Pondoland coast in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Towards the declaration of a large marine protected area: a subtidal ichthyofaunal survey of the Pondoland coast in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    A subtidal marine ichthyofaunal survey was carried out on shallow reefs (1–30m deep) in the Pondoland region between the Mtamvuna River and Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The purpose of this survey was to provide the...
  2. A benthic survey of the rocky reefs off Pondoland, South Africa

    A benthic survey of the rocky reefs off Pondoland, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    A subtidal marine biodiversity survey was carried out on shallow reefs (−1m to −30m) in the proclaimed Pondoland Marine Protected Area between Port Edward and Port St Johns, South Africa. A total of 26 benthic reef transects was undertaken involving...
  3. Subtropical demersal fish communities on soft sediments in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa

    Subtropical demersal fish communities on soft sediments in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The project entitled Ecosystem Processes in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, part of the African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (ACEP), enabled the description of demersal fish communities over soft sediments, including from some areas that have rarely been explored in the subtropical waters...
  4. Reassessing the invasion of South African waters by the European shore-crab <em>Carcinus maenas</em>

    Reassessing the invasion of South African waters by the European shore-crab <em>Carcinus maenas</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The European shore-crab Carcinus maenas has been present in South Africa since 1983. Despite this species’ international reputation as a biological invader, its distribution in this region has only been considered by three outdated ‘snapshot surveys.’ The present study is...
  5. Changes in recreational shore anglers’ attitudes towards, and awareness of, linefish management along the KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

    Changes in recreational shore anglers’ attitudes towards, and awareness of, linefish management along the KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Management of recreational fisheries cannot be based on biological and stock assessment data alone but needs to include appropriate social aspects (including knowledge, attitudes and behaviour) of anglers within the fishery. The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate...
  6. Multi-stakeholder collaboration yields valuable data for cetacean conservation in Gamba, Gabon

    Multi-stakeholder collaboration yields valuable data for cetacean conservation in Gamba, Gabon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Private industry, the Government of Gabon and two international NGOs collaborated to conduct marine surveys off the coast of Gabon, Central Africa. Surveys addressed multiple objectives of surveillance and monitoring, the documentation of the distribution of and threats to the...
  7. Indigenous High Forests in the Transvaal with Special Reference to Inventory and Monitoring Systems

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    The indigenous forests in the Transvaal comprise a total area of 35 385 ha, of which 18 088 ha or 51% are situated on State forest land. The forests are found mainly along the Drakensberg escarpment and, to a lesser...
  8. Ergonomic Research in South African Forestry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    After a short reflection on the South African forest industry the article discusses various research projects in ergonomics.
  9. Pasture‐use patterns on dairy and beef farms in the natal midlands

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Pasture sites for each of the species grown are classified for both dryland and irrigated pastures in the Natal Midlands. Only six species viz. kikuyu, Italian ryegrass, Eragrostis curvula, Festuca arundinacea (tall fescue), Dactylis glomerata (cocksfoot) and Trifolium repens (white...
  10. Geographical variation in the seasonal moth flight activity of the maize stalk borer, <em>Busseola fusca</em> (Fuller), in South Africa

    Geographical variation in the seasonal moth flight activity of the maize stalk borer, <em>Busseola fusca</em> (Fuller), in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The seasonal abundance of Busseola fusca moths at five localities in the maize production area of South Africa was monitored by means of Robinson light traps. Geographical variation in the flight pattern was shown to exist between localities from east...