Margaret Smith Library, SAIAB: New Books: May 2017
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The utilisation of estuary headwater environments by young estuary- and marine-spawned fish species was investigated together with the effects of riverflow alteration, in-stream barrier effects and non-native ichthyofauna on the nursery function of these habitats.
Multiple approaches to quantify dispersal and connectivity patterns
- Putting together the pieces of the puzzle: combining multiple approaches to better understand
patterns of fish dispersal and connectivity
Antonio Di Franco and Paolo Guidetti……………………
- Modeling habitat connectivity: migrations and larval dispersal
Release of this special volume of the Transaction of the Royal Society of South Africa represents the culmination of the celebration of 100 years of marine scientific endeavour by the South African scintific community. The celebration of the 100 years took many forms, most of which were identified with popularising marine science in the eyes of the general public of South Africa.
Many countries underreport the amount of fish caught (some by as much as 500%), while others such as China significantly overreport their catches.
The Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries is the first and only book to provide accurate, country-by-country fishery data. This groundbreaking information has been gathered from independent sources by the world’s foremost fisheries experts, and edited by Daniel Pauly and Dirk Zeller of the Sea Around Us Project.
The Eastern Cape redfin, Pseudobarbus afer, has long been considered to be a single widespread and variable species occurring in multiple isolated river systems in the Cape Fold Ecoregion (CFE) at the southern tip of Africa.