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National Fish of South Africa
This illustration by Hazel Gearing comes from
Coastal Fishery Resources, an easy guide (2016)
Vanessa Rouhani and Professor Paul Cowley; Illustrations by Hazel Gearing.
This 2016 ed. comes wthout the now-outdated SASSI information.
Marine and coastal resources are under increasing pressure from commercial, subsistence and recreational fishers. Growing demands have brought new challenges with respect to management and sustainable utilisation of these resources. This booklet serves to provide some biological and ecological background to the commonly caught or harvested species along the South African coast.
Galjoen Red-Listed at SASSI