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  1. THE EFFECTS OF TROUT-FARM EFFLUENTS ON BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN RIVERS IN THE SOUTH-WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

    THE EFFECTS OF TROUT-FARM EFFLUENTS ON BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN RIVERS IN THE SOUTH-WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The south-western Cape is currently responsible for 45% of the total annual trout production in South Africa and further expansion of this industry in the region is likely. A preliminary survey of seven trout farms situated on the upper reaches...
  2. Community-Based Participatory Research a Low-Income Setting: An Illustrative Case of Study

    Community-Based Participatory Research a Low-Income Setting: An Illustrative Case of Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach in a low-income setting. Using the SCRATCHMAPS project as a case example and with literature control, we show that CBPR is influenced by dynamics relating to knowledge and power, resources and...
  3. Preliminary testing of the Integrated Habitat Assessment System (IHAS) for aquatic macroinvertebrates

    Preliminary testing of the Integrated Habitat Assessment System (IHAS) for aquatic macroinvertebrates

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Preliminary testing of the Integrated Habitat Assessment System (IHAS), a widely-used aquatic macroinvertebrate habitat assessment method in South Africa, was undertaken. Based on the sensitivity of the South African Scoring System (SASS) to biotope availability and assuming that SASS Scores...
  4. A new species of electric ray of the genus <em>Narcine</em> Henle, 1834 from the South-Western Indian Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae)

    A new species of electric ray of the genus <em>Narcine</em> Henle, 1834 from the South-Western Indian Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    A new species of electric ray of the genus Narcine Henle, 1834 is described from seven specimens collected from two localities off the western coast of Madagascar, in the Moçambique Channel. Narcine insolita, sp. nov. is distinguished from all other...
  5. Responsible Alcoholic Beverages Sales and Services Training Intervention in Cape Town: A Pilot Study

    Responsible Alcoholic Beverages Sales and Services Training Intervention in Cape Town: A Pilot Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to pilot a responsible beverage service intervention in order to reduce alcohol-impaired road use. The sample included 20 shebeens including 10 licensed and 10 unlicensed establishments chosen from a list of alcohol serving establishments...
  6. Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study assessed the prevalence of hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV (PLHIV) and its correlates with socio-economic characteristics, disease variables and ART adherence in South Africa. The sample included 607 PLHIV (males =475, females =132; age range...
  7. Teacher Reported Poverty Effects on Education Participation in a South African District

    Teacher Reported Poverty Effects on Education Participation in a South African District

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study reports on teachers' perceptions of the effects of poverty on education participation in a district in the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa. Participants were 21 teachers (males = 10; females = 11) from seven schools (primary =5,...
  8. Victim Empowerment Programme in a Selected Municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa: Service Provider Perceptions

    Victim Empowerment Programme in a Selected Municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa: Service Provider Perceptions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    An exploratory qualitative study was conducted to assess service providers' perceptions of the Victim Empowerment Programme (VEP) with a focus on VEP knowledge, management, communication, empowerment, utilization and accessibility of services in a selected district of the Eastern Cape of...
  9. Community composition and distribution of macroinvertebrates in the Umzimvubu River, South Africa: a pre-impoundment study

    Community composition and distribution of macroinvertebrates in the Umzimvubu River, South Africa: a pre-impoundment study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    This paper presents baseline biological data on aquatic macroinvertebrates and water quality in the Umzimvubu River and selected tributaries, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, prior to the construction of proposed large-scale water resource developments. Sampling was conducted seasonally at 14...
  10. Foraging of a coastal seabird: flight patterns and movements of breeding Cape gannets <em>Morus capensis</em>

    Foraging of a coastal seabird: flight patterns and movements of breeding Cape gannets <em>Morus capensis</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Cape gannets Morus capensis are predatory seabirds in the coastal waters of southern Africa where they feed on commercially important fish species. Using a combination of intensive monitoring at nest sites, tracking of radio-tagged birds and diet sampling, we determined...