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  1. <em>Mytilus galloprovincialis</em> (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in a warm-temperate South African estuarine embayment

    <em>Mytilus galloprovincialis</em> (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in a warm-temperate South African estuarine embayment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The distribution, population structure, condition and gonad indices, and the attachment strengths of the invasive Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis are described from the Knysna Estuary, South Africa. Mussels were found in the rocky intertidal at the mouth of the estuary...
  2. Aspects of reproduction of the brown mussel <em>Perna perna</em> at the Iture rocky beach near Cape Coast, Ghana

    Aspects of reproduction of the brown mussel <em>Perna perna</em> at the Iture rocky beach near Cape Coast, Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Aspects of the reproductive biology of the brown mussel Perna perna at the Iture rocky beach near Cape Coast, Ghana, were studied from September 2014 to August 2015. The current study was aimed at providing information useful for managing the...
  3. Life-history traits of seabream <em>Boops boops</em> (Linnaeus, 1758) in the central eastern Atlantic Ocean (Canary Islands)

    Life-history traits of seabream <em>Boops boops</em> (Linnaeus, 1758) in the central eastern Atlantic Ocean (Canary Islands)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Life-history traits of the sparid Boops boops are studied for the first time in an isolated Atlantic population. Boops boops is a hermaphrodite species characterised by late gonochorism or non-functional hermaphroditism. The 1:0.852 ratio of females to males was significantly...
  4. Describing gonad development and gametogenesis in southern Africa’s endemic box jellyfish <em>Carybdea branchi</em> (Cubozoa, Carybdeidae)

    Describing gonad development and gametogenesis in southern Africa’s endemic box jellyfish <em>Carybdea branchi</em> (Cubozoa, Carybdeidae)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Information on the reproductive development of species of box jellyfish (class Cubozoa) is poor globally, despite their significance as potent stingers and worrying projections about range expansions. While most species are confined to tropical and subtropical waters, the South African...