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Two Oceans: A guide to the marine life of southern Africa
The guide intends to facilitate the identification of the most common forms of marine life that inhabit southern African coasts. Invertebrates, fish, reptiles, mammals and plants, are included. InExpand
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ECOLOGICAL CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING CANDIDATE SITES FOR MARINE RESERVES
Several schemes have been developed to help select the locations of marine reserves. All of them combine social, economic, and biological criteria, and few offer any guidance as to how to prioritizeExpand
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APPLICATION OF ECOLOGICAL CRITERIA IN SELECTING MARINE RESERVES AND DEVELOPING RESERVE NETWORKS
Marine reserves are being established worldwide in response to a growing recognition of the conservation crisis that is building in the oceans. However, designation of reserves has been largelyExpand
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Can we predict the effects of alien species? A case-history of the invasion of South Africa by Mytilus galloprovincialis (Lamarck)
The Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis invaded the shores of South Africa in about the mid-1970s. It was first detected at a harbour in Saldanha on the west coast and apparently arrivedExpand
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Large scale patterns and trophic structure of southern African rocky shores: the roles of geographic variation and wave exposure
In this study we revise the biogeographic delimitation, and large-scale patterns of community structure of the intertidal rocky shores of southern Africa. We use binary (presence/absence) andExpand
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The living shores of Southern Africa
Situated at the tip of the continent, southern Africa has a coastline that has excited marine biologists and oceanographers for generations. Much research has been undertaken and many South AfricanExpand
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Rocky intertidal communities
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Maintenance of an Exceptional Intertidal Grazer Biomass in South Africa: Subsidy by Subtidal Kelps
Dense populations of patellid limpets characterize the mid- to low-intertidal communities of the southwestern rocky shores of South Africa. Patella argenvillei and P. granatina reach averageExpand
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THE ECOLOGY OF PATELLA LINNAEUS FROM THE CAPE PENINSULA, SOUTH AFRICA. 2. REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES.
Summary The gonad structure and cycles of seven Patella spp. are described. Most spawn once a year. P. cochlear, P. argenvillei, P. barbara, P. granatina and P. granularis are autumn to winterExpand
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