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The use of Cape gannets Morus capensis in management of the purse-seine fishery of the western Cape.
A large purse-seine fishery is located in the highly productive southern Benguela System off the western Cape. Purseseine fisheries have been prone to collapse worldwide and management practices have met with limited ...
Biological studies of bottlenose dolphins from Natal coastal waters.
The biology of bottlenose dolphins from the east coast of southern Africa is investigated. Births occur predominantly in summer, after a one year gestation period. Calves are born at a length of approximately 103 cm and ...
Aspects of the ecology and exploitation of the fishes of the Kosi Bay system, KwaZulu, South Africa.
ln this study the exploitation of the fish fauna of the Kosi estuarine system by man and natural predators is described and estimates made of the off-take and its species composition. The most important ...
The biology and systematic relationships of Crowned, Blackwinged and Lesser Blackwinged Plovers.
Plovers was compared with particular reference to breeding biology, feeding ecology and habitat preference. Crowned and Blackwinged Plovers coexisted in mixed flocks in grasslands which aided predator detect ion and ...
Aspects of the biology and population dynamics of freshwater mussels in Lake Kariba and Lake McIlwaine.
Following preliminary observations in 1975 the Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute implemented a research program in March 1976 to investigate various aspects of the biology and population dynamics of the mussel ...
A study of the blackshouldered kite Elanus caeruleus.
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A revision of the genus Ancilla Lamarck, 1799 (Mollusca : Olividae : Ancillinae)
The genus Ancilla Lamarck, 1799, contains 34 valid species and subspecies; 41 names previously applied to the group are reduced to 23, and 11 new species described (Kilburn, 1977, 1980, 1981). A provisional subgeneric ...
Selected aspects of the adaptive biology and ecology of the Namib Desert golden mole (Eremitalpa granti Namibensis)
Eremitalpa granti namibensis is a small blind subterranean insectivore (Chrysochloridae) endemic to the Namib Desert sand dunes. This study of the biology and ecology of the Namib mole assesses its adaptive strategies ...
Aspects of the biology of the caracal (Felis caracal Schreber, 1776) in the Cape Province, South Africa.
Felis caracal, despite heavy hunting pressure, is common and widespread throughout the Cape Province. Caracal are considered to be the principal wild predator of domestic livestock (goats and sheep) by most farmers ...
The influence of turbidity on fish distribution in Natal estuaries.
Studies In other parts of the world have proved that turbidity affects aquatic life and work In Australia and North America has shown that the distribution of some fish species may be determined by the level of turbidity ...