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Spawning on the edge: spawning grounds and nursery areas around the southern African coastline
The southern African coastline is dominated by strong currents. Along the eastern seaboard, the warm western boundary Agulhas Current sweeps close inshore along the shelf edge before diverging fromExpand
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The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening
This title is designed as an accessible scholarly resource with practical information for gardeners. It encompasses a vast range of plants grown on a domestic or commercial scale in private gardensExpand
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Life history of the dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicus (Sciaenidae) off the east coast of South Africa
The life history of Argyrosomus japonicus off the east coast of South Africa was studied using biological, size composition and tagging data from fish caught in the estuaries, surf zone and nearshoreExpand
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Management of South African dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicus (Sciaenidae) based on per-recruit models
The dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicus is an important linefish species that is abundant in South African waters between Cape Agulhas and the Mocambique border. The juveniles (<1 070 mm) occur inshore,Expand
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A contribution to the taxonomy of the marine fish genus Argyrosomus (Perciformes: Sciaenidae), with descriptions of two new species from southern Africa
Griffiths, Marc H. and Phillip C. Heemstra. 1995. A contribution to the taxonomy of the marine fish genus Argyrosomus (Percifotmes: Sciaenidae), with descriptions of two new species from southernExpand
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Long-term trends in catch and effort of commercial linefish off South Africa's Cape Province: snapshots of the 20th century
The Cape commercial linefishery, established during the first half of the 19th century, currently consists of about 2 500 vessels (±20 000 crew), which land some 15 500 tons of fish each year. InExpand
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Age and growth of Argyrozona argyrozona (Pisces: Sparidae) in a marine protected area: an evaluation of methods based on whole otoliths, sectioned otoliths and mark-recapture
Abstract Argyrozona argyrozona is an important component of the South African commercial linefishery. The purpose of this study was to develop a reliable protocol for estimating age and calculatingExpand
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Influence of prey availability on the distribution of Dusky Kob argyrosomus japonicus (sciaenidae) in the Great Fish River Estuary, with notes on the diet of early juveniles from three other
The stomach contents of 391 juvenile dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicus (23–805 mm total length, TL) from the Great Fish River estuary were analysed. Early juveniles ( 100 mm TL, but the dominantExpand
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Life history of white stumpnose Rhabdosargus globiceps (Pisces: Sparidae) off South Africa
Fishery-dependent and fishery-independent distribution analyses together reveal four discrete areas of white stumpnose Rhabdosargus globiceps abundance between Port Nolloth and the Kei River off theExpand
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Life history of South African snoek, Thyrsites atun (Pisces: Gempylidae): a pelagic predator of the Benguela ecosystem
Snoek (Thyrsites atun) is a valuable commercial species and an important predator of small pelagic fishes in the Benguela ecosystem. The South African population attains 50% sexual maturity at a forkExpand
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