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  1. Bathymetry, substrate and fishing areas of Southeast Atlantic high-seas seamounts

    Bathymetry, substrate and fishing areas of Southeast Atlantic high-seas seamounts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Most of the Southeast Atlantic Ocean is abyssal, and global bathymetries suggest that only ∼3.2% of the areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ; also known as the high seas, as defined in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the...
  2. Ordination of land types in the karoo region into reasonably homogeneous farming areas based on vegetation and environmental factors<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    The 291 preliminary land types in the Karoo Region formed the basis for the demarcation of the 144 Reasonably Homogeneous Farming Areas (RHFAs). The land types were firstly reduced to 23 Floristic Climatic Regions (FCRs) according to character species for...
  3. An overview of the living marine resources of Namibia

    An overview of the living marine resources of Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper gives an overview of the main living marine resources of Namibia. It focuses on the scientific research conducted during the past decade as input to the management of these resources. The distribution and habitats of the most important...
  4. Entanglement of pinnipeds at Marion Island

    Entanglement of pinnipeds at Marion Island

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    During the period April 1991–March 1996, 10 entangled Antarctic fur seals Arctocephalus gazella, 28 entangled Subantarctic fur seals A. tropicalis and one entangled southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina were observed at Marion Island, Southern Ocean. Entanglement of fur seals was...
  5. Movement patterns of red steenbras <em>Petrus rupestris</em> tagged and released in the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

    Movement patterns of red steenbras <em>Petrus rupestris</em> tagged and released in the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Movement patterns of red steenbras Petrus rupestris were obtained from fish tagged and released in the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa. Of 217 fish tagged, 38 were recaptured. Juveniles (<700 mm FL) were resident, whereas adults (>700 mm FL) migrated...
  6. Nearshore surface current patterns in the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

    Nearshore surface current patterns in the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    The pattern of surface currents in the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa, was studied with holey-sock drogues released in batches of up to four at a time, from 1996 and 1998. Drogues were left to drift for either 6 or...
  7. The role of the Tsitsikamma National Park in the management of four shore-angling fish along the south-eastern Cape coast of South Africa

    The role of the Tsitsikamma National Park in the management of four shore-angling fish along the south-eastern Cape coast of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    The role of the Tsitsikamma National Park (TNP) in the management of four important shore-angling fish (Diplodus sargus capensis, Diplodus cervinus hottentotus, Pachymetopon grande and Dichistius capensis) was evaluated using data obtained from two independent studies conducted over a similar...
  8. NUTRIENT CYCLING IN MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

    NUTRIENT CYCLING IN MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    The overall cycles of nitrogen, phosphorus and silicon in the sea are described and compared. Data on the fluxes and rates of change between various pools of each nutrient are given, where available, and gaps in knowledge are pointed out...
  9. Evaluation of a Computer Model for the Selection of Candidate Species for Aquaculture

    Evaluation of a Computer Model for the Selection of Candidate Species for Aquaculture

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The use of a computer-based “Expert Choice” system, incorporating the Analytical Hierarchy Process, in the selection of candidate species for aquaculture is described. The system is considered to be particularly useful in developing countries or areas where the aquaculture industry...
  10. CONSERVATION IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT: SOME PROBLEMS WITH THE MANAGEMENT OF SHORE-ANGLING IN THE SOUTHWESTERN CAPE

    CONSERVATION IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT: SOME PROBLEMS WITH THE MANAGEMENT OF SHORE-ANGLING IN THE SOUTHWESTERN CAPE

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Recreational shore angling is a very important sector of South Africa's diverse marine fisheries. The number of anglers participating in this sport is increasing at 6% per annum and currently stands at approximately 380 000. This number is expected to...