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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. SALINITY, FLOODS AND THE INFAUNAL MACROBENTHIC COMMUNITY OF THE ST LUCIA ESTUARY, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA

    SALINITY, FLOODS AND THE INFAUNAL MACROBENTHIC COMMUNITY OF THE ST LUCIA ESTUARY, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The St Lucia estuary and lake comprise some 80 % of the estuarine area of KwaZulu-Natal. The system is subject to floods and hypersaline conditions, the latter twice exceeding 100 since 1970. The lake is connected to the sea by...
  3. MANAGING THE ST. LUCIA ESTUARY—MESSAGES FROM THE MUD

    MANAGING THE ST. LUCIA ESTUARY—MESSAGES FROM THE MUD

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The infaunal macrobenthic community of the St Lucia estuary has been exposed to natural disturbance in the form of salinity fluctuations arising from floods and hypersaline conditions, and human-induced interference arising from dredging and beam trawling. The responses of the...
  4. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study reports on antiretroviral treatment adherence in a KwaZulu-Natal sample with a follow-up period of 20 months. Participants were 498 predominatly Black females living with HIV and AIDS. Four-hundred and ninety-six of the participants (91.6%) were found to be...
  5. Spirituality and Religion in Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Kwazulu-natal, South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

    Spirituality and Religion in Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Kwazulu-natal, South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study assesses the effects of spirituality and religion in health outcomes of patients on ART in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Participants were 735 patients who attended three HIV clinics for ART over a period of 20 months as follows: 519...
  6. Evaluating adverse drug reactions among HAART patients in a resource-constrained province of South Africa

    Evaluating adverse drug reactions among HAART patients in a resource-constrained province of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The high prevalence of HIV in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, has greatly increased the demand for antiretroviral therapy (ART), resulting in an exponential increase in the number of patients initiated on highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART). However, little information about...
  7. An exploratory study of the individual determinants of students’ sexual risk behaviour at a South African university

    An exploratory study of the individual determinants of students’ sexual risk behaviour at a South African university

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The prevalence of sexual risk behaviour is high on campuses at South African universities, putting many students at risk of HIV infection. This study explores individual influences on students’ sexual risk-taking behaviour at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The study collected...
  8. Physical determinants of the distribution and abundance of the burrowing ocypodid crab <em>Paratylodiplax blephariskios</em> Stebbing in the St. Lucia and Mhlathuze estuaries, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Physical determinants of the distribution and abundance of the burrowing ocypodid crab <em>Paratylodiplax blephariskios</em> Stebbing in the St. Lucia and Mhlathuze estuaries, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The burrowing ocypodid crab, Paratylodiplax blephariskios, is endemic to the southeast coast of southern Africa where it forms an important component of the estuarine benthic fauna in muddy substrata. Two estuaries in KwaZulu-Natal, namely St. Lucia and the Mhlathuze, were...
  9. A preliminary assessment of impacts on estuarine associated fauna resulting from an intra-basin transfer and fresh water abstraction from aquatic systems in the Richards Bay area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    A preliminary assessment of impacts on estuarine associated fauna resulting from an intra-basin transfer and fresh water abstraction from aquatic systems in the Richards Bay area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    An intra-basin transfer and the abstraction of water from aquatic systems in the Richards Bay area has led to the construction of six barriers which are restricting faunal movement, a reduction of flow to the Mhlathuze and Nhlabane estuaries and...
  10. Mortality estimates and biological reference points for the Natal stumpnose <em>Rhabdosargus sarba</em> (Pisces: Sparidae) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Mortality estimates and biological reference points for the Natal stumpnose <em>Rhabdosargus sarba</em> (Pisces: Sparidae) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A per-recruit stock assessment was undertaken for the sparid Rhabdosargus sarba, which is caught in estuarine and marine shore fisheries in KwaZulu-Natal. Input parameters used in the analyses included age and growth parameters and mortality estimates from catch curves. The...