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The guild approach to categorizing estuarine fish assemblages: a global review
Many studies have recently described and interpreted the community structure and function of fishes inhabiting estuaries and other transitional waters in terms of categories or guilds. The latterExpand
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Ichthyofaunal assemblages in estuaries: A South African case study
  • A. Whitfield
  • Biology
  • Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
  • 1 June 1999
This review places the life-history styles of fishes associated with South African estuaries in a global context and presents a classification system incorporating all the major life-historyExpand
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Available scientific information on individual South African estuarine systems
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A CHARACTERIZATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN ESTUARINE SYSTEMS
Summary Modifications to the structure and functioning of southern African estuarine systems can be placed into two major categories; those changes that have been driven by global forces such asExpand
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The ways in which fish use estuaries: a refinement and expansion of the guild approach
This study refines, clarifies and, where necessary, expands details of the guild approach developed by Elliott et al. (2007, Fish and Fisheries 8: 241-268) for the ways in which fish use estuaries.Expand
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A multi-metric fish index to assess the environmental condition of estuaries
The development of a multi-metric fish index, the Estuarine Fish Community Index (EFCI), for assessing estuarine environments is described. The index comprises 14 metrics or measures that representExpand
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Comparisons between the roles played by estuaries in the life cycles of fishes in temperate Western Australia and Southern Africa
SynopsisThe rivers of south-western Australia and south-eastern Africa lie at similar latitudes, open into the Indian Ocean and frequently have estuaries that are periodically closed off from the seaExpand
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Challenging paradigms in estuarine ecology and management
Abstract For many years, estuarine science has been the ‘poor relation’ in aquatic research – freshwater scientists ignored estuaries as they tended to get confused by salt and tides, and marineExpand
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A review of the importance of freshwater inflow to the future conservation of Lake St Lucia
1. Lake St Lucia, the oldest formally protected estuary in the world is under threat from historic and present manipulation of freshwater supplies to the system. 2. Constraints to theExpand
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