Research

The condition conundrum: application of multiple condition indices to the dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus

Nigel E. Hussey, David T. Cocks, Sheldon F. J. Dudley, Ian D. McCarthy, Sabine P. Wintner (2009)  The condition conundrum: application of multiple condition indices to the dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus. MEPS 380:199-212 ABSTRACT Measuring fish condition has become a standard practice in the management of fishes, both at the individual and population level. The comparative […]

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The role of ichthyoplankton surveys in recruitment research and management of South African anchovy and sardine

C.D. van der Lingen and J.A. Huggett (2003) The role of ichthyoplankton surveys in recruitment research and management of South African anchovy and sardine. The Big Fish Bang. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference. Abstract Anchovy Engraulis encrasicolus and sardine Sardinops sagax are ecologically and economically important components of the southern Benguela upwelling...

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Occurrence and population structure of pilchard Sardinops ocellatus, round herring Etrumeus whiteheadi and anchovy Engraulis capensis off the east coast of southern Africa

M. J. Armstrong , P. Chapman , S. F. J. Dudley , I. Hampton & P. E. Malan (1991) Occurrence and population structure of pilchard Sardinops ocellatus, round herring Etrumeus whiteheadi and anchovy Engraulis capensis off the east coast of southern Africa. South African Journal of Marine Science. Volume 11, 1991 – Issue 1 Abstract The distribution, abundance and […]

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Seasonal distribution and density of common dolphins Delphinus delphis off the south-east coast of southern Africa

V. G. Cockcroft & V. M. Peddemors (1990) Seasonal distribution and density of common dolphins Delphinus delphis off the south-east coast of southern Africa. South African Journal of Marine Science, Volume 9, Issue 1 Abstract The seasonal abundance and distribution of common dolphins on the south-east coast of southern Africa, between Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay, was […]

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Organochlorines in common dolphins caught in shark nets during the Natal ‘sardine run’

V.G. Cockcroft*, A.C. De Kock, G.J.B. Ross & D.A. Lord  (1990) Organochlorines in common dolphins caught in shark nets during the Natal ‘sardine run’ South African Journal of Zoology Volume 25, Issue 2, Abstract The concentrations of organochlorines were determined in blubber and liver samples from common dolphins inhabiting the coastal waters of the south-east coast of southern Africa....

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Pilchard distribution in South African waters, 1983–1985

M. J. Armstrong , A. Berruti & J. Colclough (1987) Pilchard distribution in South African waters, 1983–1985, South African Journal of Marine Science, 5:1, 871-886, Abstract Seasonal movements of South African pilchard Sardinops ocellatus in the relatively abundant 1982/83 year-class are inferred by means of length frequency information from predator diet analyses and from commercial […]

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