ACEP Publications

  1. Allnutt TF, McClanahan TR, Andrefouet S, Baker M, Lagabrielle E, McClnnen C, Rakotomanjaka AJM, Tianarisoa TF, Watson R, Kremen C. 2012. Comparison of marine spatial planning methods in Madagascar demonstrates value of alternative approaches. PLoS ONE 7(2): e28969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028969.
  2. Amemiya CT, et al. 2013. The African coelacanth genome provides insight into tetrapod evolution. Nature 496: 311–316.
  3. Amemiya CT, Dorrington R, Meyer A. 2014. The coelacanth and its genome. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 322(6): 317–321.
  4. Ansorge IJ, Brundrit G, Brundrit J, Dorrington RA, Fawcett S, Gammon D, Henry  , Hermes J, Hölscher B, d’Hotman J, Meiklejohn I, Hermes J, Holscher B, d’Hotman J, Morris T, Saunders C, Shabangu FW, De Vos M, Walker DR, Louw G. 2016. SEAmester–South Africa’s first class afloat.  South African Journal of Science, 112(9–10), 1–4.
  5. Asseid BS, Drapeau L, Crawford RJM, Dyer BM, Hija A, Mwinyi AA, Shinula P, Upfold L. 2006. The food of three seabirds at Latham Island, Tanzania, with observations on foraging by masked boobies Sula dactylatra. African Journal of Marine Science 28:1, 109–114.
  6. Ayers MJ, Scharler UM. 2011. Use of sensitivity analysis in constructing plausible trophic mass-balance models of a data-limited marine ecosystem – the KwaZulu-Natal bight, South Africa. Journal of Marine Science 88(2): 298–311.
  7. Ayers MJ, Scharler UM, Fennessy ST. 2013. Modelling ecosystem effects of reduced prawn recruitment on the Thukela Bank trawling grounds, South Africa, following nursery loss. Marine Ecology Progress Series 473: 143–161.
  8. Barlow R, Keywalyanga M, Sessions H, van den Berg M, Morris T. 2008. Phytoplankton pigments, functional types, and absorption properties in the Delagoa and Natal Bights of the Agulhas ecosystem. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 80: 201–211.
  9. Barlow R, Lamont T, Britz K, Sessions H. 2013. Mechanisms of phytoplankton adaptation to environmental variability in a shelf ecosystem. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 133: 45–57.
  10. Barlow RG, T Lamont T, Gibberd M-J, van den Berg M, Britz K. 2015. Chemotaxonomic investigation of phytoplankton in the shelf ecosystem of the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science, 37(4): 467–484
  11. Barlow R, Lamont T, Kyewalyanga M, Sessions H, Morris T. 2010. Phytoplankton production and photo physiological adaptation of the southeastern shelf of the Agulhas Ecosystem. Continental Shelf Research 30 (2010): 1472–1486.
  12. Barlow R, Lamont T, Kyewalyanga M, Sessions H, van den Berg M, Duncan F. 2011. Phytoplankton production and adaptation in the vicinity of Pemba and Zanzibar islands, Tanzania. African Journal of Marine Science 33(2): 283–295.
  13. Barlow R, Lamont T, Morris T, Sessions H, van den Berg M. 2014. Adaptation of phytoplankton communities to mesoscale eddies in the Mozambique Channel. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 106–118.
  14. Barlow R, Lamont T, Gibberd MJ, Airs R, Jacobs L, Britz K. 2017. Phytoplankton communities and acclimation in a cyclonic eddy in the South-West Indian Ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 124: 18–30.
  15. Benno B, Verheij E, Stapely J, Rumisha C, Ngatunga B, Abdallah A, Kalombo H. 2006. Coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae Smith, 1939) discoveries and conservation in Tanzania. South African Journal of Science 102: 486–490.
  16. Bernard ATF, Götz A, Parker D, Heyns ER, Halse SJ, Riddin NA, Smith MKS, Paterson AW, Winker H, Fullwood L, Langlois TJ, Harvey ES. 2014. New possibilities for research on reef fish across the continental shelf of South Africa. South African Journal of Science 110 (9/10): 5pp.
  17. Bishop OT, Edkins AL, Blatch GL. 2014. Sequence and domain conservation of the coelacanth Hsp40 and Hsp90 chaperones suggest conservation function. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 359–378.
  18. Bolton JJ, Andreakis N, Anderson RJ. 2011. Molecular evidence for three separate cryptic introductions of the red seaweed Asparagopsis (Bonnemaisoniales, Rhodophyta) in South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 33(2): 263–271.
  19. Browne CM, Maneveldt GW, Bolton JJ, Anderson RJ. 2013. Abundance and species composition of the non-geniculate coralline red algae epiphytic on the South African populations of the rocky shore seagrass Thalassodendron leptocaule Duarte, Bandeira, and Romeiras. South African Journal of Botany 86: 101–110.
  20. Braby L, Backenberg BC, Ansorge I, Roberts MJ, Krug M, Reason CJC. 2016. Observed eddy dissipation in the Agulhas Current. Geophysical Research Letters 43: 8143–8150. doi:10.1002/2016GL069480.
  21. Browne CM, Milne R, Griffiths C, Bolton JJ, Anderson RJ. 2013. Epiphytic seaweeds and invertebrates associated with South African populations of the rocky shore seagrass Thalassodendron leptocaule — a hidden wealth of biodiversity. African Journal of Marine Science 35(4): 523–531.
  22. Boudinot P, Zou J, Ota T, Bounocore F, Scapigliato G, Canapa A, Cannon J, Litman G, Hansen JD. 2014. A tetrapod-like repertoire of innate immune receptors and effectors for coelacanths. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 415–437.
  23. Cawthra HC, Neumann FH, Uken R, Smith AM, Guastella LA, Yates A. 2012. Sedimentation on the narrow (8 km wide), oceanic current-influenced continental shelf off Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Marine Geology 323–325: 107–122.
  24. Chalopin D, Fan S, Simakov O, Meyer A, Schartl M, Volff J-N. 2014. Evolutionary active transposable elements in the genome of the coelacanth. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 322–333.
  25. Chenuil A, Hoareau T, Egea E, Penant G, Rocher C, Aurelle D, Mokhtar-Jamai K, Bishop JDD, Boissin E, Diaz A, Krakau M, Luttikhuizen PC, Patti FP, Blavet N, Mousset S. 2010. An efficient method to find potentially universal population genetic markers, applied to metazoans. BCM Evolutionary Biology 10: 276.
  26. Cowley PD, Bennett RH, Childs A-R, Murray TS. 2017. Reflection on the first five years of South Africa’s Acoustic Tracking Array Platform (ATAP): status, challenges and opportunities. African Journal of Marine Science 39(4): 363-372.
  27. Cowley PD, Childs A-R, Bennett RH. 2013. The trouble with estuarine fisheries in temperate South Africa, illustrated by a case study on the Sundays Estuary. African Journal of Marine Science 35(1): 117–128.
  28. Crawford RJM, Asseid BS, Dyer BM, Hija A, Mwinyi AA, Shinula P, Upfold L. 2006. The status of seabirds at Latham Island, Tanzania. African Journal of Marine Science 28:1: 99–108.
  29. Currie JC, Sink KJ, Le Noury P, Branch GM. 2012. Comparing fish communities in the sanctuaries, partly protected areas and open-access reefs in South-East Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 34(2): 269–281.
  30. Dames MH, Cowley PD, Childs AR, Bennett RH, Thorstad EB & Næsje TF. 2017. Estuarine and coastal connectivity of an estuarine-dependent fishery species, Pomadasys commersonnii (Haemulidae). African Journal of Marine Science 39(1): 111–120.
  31. De F. L. Viana ST, Lisher MW, de Carvalho MR. 2017. Two new species of short-snouted dogfish sharks of the genus Squalus Linnaeus, 1758, from southern Africa (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Squalidae) Marine Biodiversity DOI 10.1007/s12526-017-0673-8.
  32. de Lecea AM, Cooper R, Omarjee A, Smit AJ. 2011. The effects of preservation methods, dye and acidification on the isotopic values (15N and 13C) of two zooplankton species from the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 25: 1853–1861.
  33. de Lecea AM, Cooper R, Smit AJ. 2015. Identifying the drivers of the pelagic ecosystem of an oligotrophic bight (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) using stable isotopes (δ13C, δ15N) and C:N ratio analysis. Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 1750–1761.
  34. de Lecea AM, Coppin R, Noyon M, Huggett JA. 2018. Zooplankton adrift: investigating transportation by cyclonic eddy. Marine Biology Research DOI:10.1080/17451000.2018.1426862
  35. de Lecea AM, de Charmoy L. 2015. Chemical lipid extraction or mathematical isotope correction models: should mathematical models be widely applied to marine species? Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry 2015 29: 1–13.
  36. de Lecea AM, Fennessy ST, Smit AJ. 2013. Processes controlling the benthic food web of a mesotrophic bight (Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa) revealed by stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 484: 97–114.
  37. de Lecea AM, Smit AJ, Fennessy ST. 2011. The effects of freeze/thaw periods and drying methods on isotopic and elemental carbon and nitrogen in marine organisms, raising questions on sample preparation. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectometry 2011 25: 3640–3649.
  38. de Lecea AM, Smit AJ, Fennessy ST. 2016. Riverine dominance of a nearshore marine demersal food web: evidence from stable isotope and C/N ratio analysis. African Journal of Marine Science 38 sup1: 181–192.
  39. Dicken ML, Booth AJ. 2013. Surveys of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) off bathing beaches in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Marine and Freshwater Research 64: 530–539.
  40. Dicken ML, Smale MJ, Booth AJ. 2013. White sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) at Bird Island, Algoa Bay, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 35(2): 175–182.
  41. Dos Santos SMR, Klopper AW, Oosthuizen CJ, Bloomer P. 2008. Isolation and characterization of polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the pelagic perciform fish Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766) from South Africa. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 1065–67.
  42. Fennessy ST. 2016. Subtropical demersal fish communities on soft sediments in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 38 sup1:196–180.
  43. Fennessy ST, Roberts MJ, Barlow RG. 2016. An editorial synthesis of the ACEP project: Ecosystem Processes in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight. African Journal of Marine Science 38 sup1: 217–223.
  44. Fennessy ST, Roberts MJ, Paterson AW. 2016. A brief overview of the ACEP project: Ecosystem Processes in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight. African Journal of Marine Science 38 sup1: 1–6.
  45. Forocni M, Biscotti MA, Barucca M, Buonocore F, De Moro G, Fausto M, Gerdol M, Pallavicini A, Scapigliati G, Schartl M, Olmo E, Canapa A. 2014. Characterization of purine catabolic pathway genes in coelacanths. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 334–341.
  46. Forocni M, Chalopin D, Barucca M, Biscotti MA, De Moro G, Galiana D, Gerdol M, Pallavicini A, Canapa A, Olmo E, Volff J-N. 2014. Transcriptional activity of transposable elements in coelacanths. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 379–389.
  47. Fri J, Ndip RN, Njom HA, Clarke AM. 2017. First report of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aereus in tank cultured dusky kob (Argyrosomus japonicas), and evaluation of three phenotypic methods in the detection of the MRSA. Journal of Food Safety 2017; e12411.
  48. Gersun L, Anderson RJ, Hart JR, Maneveldt GW, Bolton JJ. 2016. Sublittoral seaweed communities on natural and artificial substrata in a high-latitude coral community in South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 38(3): 303–316.
  49. Gon O, Gouws G, Mwaluma J, Mwale M. 2013. Re-description of two species of the cardinal fish genus Archamia (Teleostei: Apagonidae) from the Red Sea and Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa 3608(7): 587–594.
  50. Goschen WS, Schumann EH, Bernard KS, Bailey SE, Deyzel SHP. 2012. Upwelling and ocean structures off Algoa Bay and the south-east coast of South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 34(4): 525–536.
  51. Grantham HS, Game ET, Lombard AT, Hobday AJ, Richardson AJ, Beckley LE, Pressey RL, Huggett JA, Coetzee JC, van der Lingen CD, Petersen SL, Merkle D, Possingham HP. 2010. Accommodating dynamic oceanographic processes and pelagic biodiversity in marine conservation planning. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16552.
  52. Green AN, MacKay CF. 2016. Unconsolidated sediment distribution patterns in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa: the role of wave ravinement in separating relict versus active sediment populations. African Journal of Marine Science 38: sup1: 65–74.
  53. Green AN, Uken R. 2005. First observations of sea-level indicators related to glacial maxima at Sodwana Bay, northern KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Science 101 May/June: 236–238.
  54. Green AN, Uken R. 2008. Submarine landsliding and canyon evolution on the northern KwaZulu-Natal continental shelf, South Africa, SW Indian Ocean. Marine Geology 254: 152–170.
  55. Green AN, Ovechkina M, Uken R. 2008. Nannofossil age constraints for the northern KwaZulu-Natal shelf-edge wedge: Implications for continental margin dynamics, South Africa, SW Indian Ocean. Continental Shelf Research 28: 2442–2449.
  56. Green AN, Uken R, Ramsay P, Leuci R, Perritt S. 2009. Potential sites for suitable coelacanth habitat using bathymetric data from the western Indian Ocean. South African Journal of Science 105: 151–154.
  57. Green A. 2009. Sediment dynamics on the narrow, canyon-incised and current-swept shelf of the northern KwaZulu-Natal continental shelf, South Africa. Geo-Marine Letters 29: 201–219.
  58. Green AN. 2009b. Pelaeo-drainage, incised valley fills and transgressive system tract sedimentation of the northern KwaZulu-Natal continental shelf. South Africa, SW Indian Ocean. Marine Geology 263: 46–63.
  59. Green AN. 2011. Submarine canyons associated with altering sediment starvation and shelf-edge wedge development: Northern KwaZulu continental margin, South Africa. Marine Geology 284: 114–126.
  60. Green AN. 2011. The late Cretaceous to Holocene sequence stratigraphy of a sheared passive upper continental margin, northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Marine Geology 289(1–4): 17–28.
  61. Green AN, Goff JA, Uken R. 2007. Geomorphological evidence for upslope canyon-forming processes on the northern KwaZulu-Natal shelf, SW Indian Ocean, South Africa. Geo-Marine Letters 27: 399–409.
  62. Green AN, Cooper JAG, Salzmann L. 2018. The role of shelf morphology and antecedent setting in the preservation of palaeo-shoreline (beachrock and aeolianite) sequences: the SE African shelf. Geo-Marine Letters 38(1): 5-18.
  63. Groeneveld JC, Everett BI, Fennessy ST, Kirkman SP, Santos J, Roberson WD. 2013. Spatial distribution patterns, abundance and population structure of deep-sea crab Chaceon macphersoni, based on complementary analyses of trap and trawl data. Marine and Freshwater Research 64: 507–517.
  64. Guastella LA, Roberts MJ. 2016. Dynamics and role of the Durban cyclonic eddy in the KwaZulu-Natal Bight ecosystem. African Journal of Marine Science 38: sup1: 23–42.
  65. Hanke L, Roberts MJ, Ternon JF. 2014. Surface drifter trajectories highlight flow pathways in the Mozambique Channel. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 27–37.
  66. Haupt PW, Lombard AT, Goodman PS, Harris JM. 2017. Accounting for spatiotemporal dynamics in conservation planning for coastal fish in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Biological Conservation 209: 289–303.
  67. Hayman S, Uken R. 2015. A Porites lutea climate record from Sodwana Bay, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 37(1): 79–87.
  68. Heemstra PC, Fricke H, Hissmann K, Schauer J, Smale M, Sink K. 2006. Interactions of fishes with particular reference to coelacanths in the canyons at Sodwana Bay and the St Lucia Marine Protected Area of South Africa. South African Journal of Science 102: 461–465.
  69. Heyns ER, Bernard ATF, Richoux NB, Gotz A. 2016. Depthrelated distribution patterns of subtidal macrobenthos in a wellestablished marine protected area. Marine Biology 163: 39–53.
  70. Hill JM, McQuaid C. 2008. d13C and d15N biogeographic trends in rocky intertidal communities along the coast of South Africa: Evidence of strong environmental signatures. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 80: 261–268.
  71. Hissemann K, Fricke H, Schauer J, Ribbink AJ, Roberts MJ, Sink K, Heemstra P. 2006. The South African Coelacanths – an account of what is known after three submersible expeditions. South African Journal of Science 102: 491–500.
  72. Hoareau TB. 2015. Running head: a clock overhaul for population genetics. Late-Glacial Demographic Expansion Motivates a Clock Overhaul for Population Genetics. Systematic Biology Advance Access: published December 17, 2015.
  73. Hoareau TB, Boissin E. 2010. Design of phylum-specific hybrid primers for DNA barcoding: addressing the need for efficient COI amplification in the Ecinodermata. Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 960–967.
  74. Hoareau TB, Boissin E, Berrebi P. 2012. Evolutionary history of a widespread Indo-Pacific goby: The role of Pleistocene sea-level changes on demographic contraction/expansion dynamics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 566–572.
  75. Hoareau TB, Boissin E, Paulay G, Bruggemann JH. 2013. The Southwestern Indian Ocean as a potential marine evolutionary hotspot: perspectives from comparative phylogeography of reef brittle-stars. Journal of Biogeography 40(11): 2167–2179.
  76. Hoareau TB, Klopper AW, Dos Santos SMR, Oosthuizen CJ, Bloomer P. 2015. Evaluating the resolution power of new microsatellites for species identification and stock delimitation in the Cape hakes Merluccius paradoxus and Merluccius capensis (Teleostei: Merlucciidae). Journal of Fish Biology 86: 1650–1657.
  77. Huggett JA. 2014. Mesoscale distribution and community composition of zooplankton in the Mozambique Channel. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 119–135.
  78. Jackson JM, Rainville L, Roberts MJ, McQuaid CD, Lutjeharms JRE. 2012. Mesoscale bio-physical interactions between the Agulhas Current and the Agulhas Bank, South Africa. Continental Shelf Research 49: 10–24.
  79. Jaquemet S, Ternon JF, Kaehler S, Thiebot JB, Dyer B, Bemanaja E, Marteau C, Le Corre M. 2014. Contrasted structuring effects of mesoscale features on the seabird community in the Mozambique Channel. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 200–211.
  80. Kawasaki K, Amemiya CT. 2014. SCPP genes in the coelacanth: Tissue mineralization genes shared by sarcopterygians. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 390–402.
  81. Kolasinski J, Kaehler S, Jaquemet S. 2012. Distribution and sources of particulate organic matter in mesoscale eddy dipole in the Mozambique Channel (south-west Indian Ocean): Insight from C and N stable isotopes. Journal of Marine Science 96–97: 122–131.
  82. Kyewalyanga M, Naik R, Hegde S, Raman M, Barlow R, Roberts M. 2007. Phytoplankton biomass and primary production in Delagoa Bight Mozambique: application of remote sensing. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 74: 429–436.
  83. Lagabrielle E, Le Bourgeois T, Durieux L, Robin M, Strasberg D. 2011. Systematic conservation planning in islands: the case study of Reunion Island (Indian Ocean). International Journal of Geomatics and Spatial Analysis. Special Issue 2011: 45–65.
  84. Lagabrielle E, Rouget M, Le Bourgeois T, Payet K, Durieux L, Baret S, Dupont J, Strasberg D. 2011. Integrating conservation, restoration and land-use planning in islands — an illustrative case study in Réunion Island (Western Indian Ocean). Landscape and Urban Planning 101(2): 120–130.
  85. Lamont T, Barlow RG. 2015. Environmental influence on phytoplankton production during summer on the KwaZulu-Natal shelf of the Agulhas ecosystem. African Journal of Marine Science 37(4), 485–501.
  86. Lamont T, Barlow RG. 2017. Contrasting hydrography and phytoplankton distribution in the upper layers of cyclonic eddies in the Mozambique Basin and Mozambique Channel. African Journal of Marine Science 39(3), 293–306.
  87. Lamont T, Barlow RG, Morris T, van den Berg MA. 2014. Characterisation of mesoscale features and phytoplankton variability in the Mozambique Channel. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 94–105.
  88. Lamont T, Roberts M, Barlow R, Morris T, van den Berg M. 2010. Circulation patterns in the Delagoa Bight, Mozambique, and the influence of deep ocean eddies. African Journal of Marine Science 32(3): 553–562.
  89. Lampert KP, Fricke H, Hissmann K, Schauer J, Blassmann K, Ngatunga BP, Schartl M. 2012. Population divergence in East African coelacanths. Current Biology 22(11): 439–440.
  90. Landschoff J, Lemaitre R. 2017. Differentiation of three common deep-water hermit crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura, Parapaguridae) from the South African demersal abundance surveys, including the description of a new species of Paragiopagurus Lemaitre, 1996. ZooKeys 676: 21–45.
  91. Laptikhovsky V, Boersch-Supan P, Bolstad K, Kemp K, Letessier T, Rogers AD. 2015. Cephalopods of the Southwest Indian Ocean Ridge: a hotspot of biological diversity and absence of endemism. Deep-Sea Research II (In press).
  92. Lebourges-Dhaussy A, Huggett J, Ockhuis S, Roudaut G, Josse E, Verheye H. 2014. Zooplankton size and distribution within mesoscale structures in the Mozambique Channel: A comparative using TAPS acoustic profiler, a multiple net sampler and ZooScan image analysis. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 136–152.
  93. Lemaitre R, Rahayu DL, Komai T. 2018. A revision of “blanket-hermit crabs” of the genus Paguropsis Henderson, 1888, with the description of a new genus and five new species (Crustacea, Anomura, Diogenidae). ZooKeys 752: 17-97.
  94. Livingstone TC, Harris JM, Lombard AT, Smit AJ, Schoeman DS. 2018. Classification of marine bioregions on the east coast of South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 40(1): 51-65 .
  95. Lutjeharms JRE, Bornman TG. 2010. The importance of the greater Agulhas Current is increasingly being recognised. South African Journal of Science 106 (3/4): 1–4.
  96. Lutjeharms JRE, Durgadoo JV, Schapira M, McQuaid C. 2010. First oceanographic survey of the entire continental shelf adjacent to the northern Agulhas Current. South African Journal of Science 106 (9/10).
  97. Lutjeharms JRE. 2006. The ocean environment off southeastern Africa: a review. South African Journal of Science 102: 419–426.
  98. MacKay CF, Untiedt CB, Hein L. 2016. Local habitat drivers of macrobenthos in the northern, central and southern KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 38, sup1: 105–121.
  99.  Makwela MS, Kerwath SE, Götz A, Sink K, Samaai T, Wilke CG. 2016, ‘Notes on a remotely operated vehicle survey to describe reef ichthyofauna and habitats – Agulhas Bank, South Africa’, Bothalia 46(1), a2108. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ abc.v46i1.2108.
  100. Malauene B, Shillington FA, Roberts MJ, Molony CL. 2014. Cool elevated chlorophyll-a waters off northern Mozambique. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 68–78.
  101. Matcher, GF, Waterworth, SC, Walmsley, TA, Matsatsa, T, Parker-Nance, S, Davies Coleman MT, Dorrington RA. 2017. Keeping it in the family: Co-evolution of latrunculid sponges and their dominant bacterial symbionts.  Microbiology Open. DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.417.
  102. Matsunuma M, Motomura H. 2015. A new specias of scorpionfish, Ebosia vespertina (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae), from the southwestern Indian Ocean. Ichthyological Research.
  103. Mattio L, Bolton JJ, Anderson RJ. 2015. Contribution to the revision of the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Madagascar using morphological and molecular data. Cryptogamie, Algologie 36(2): 143–169.
  104. Marsac F, Barlow R, Ternon JF, Ménard F, Roberts M. 2014. Ecosystem functioning in the Mozambique Channel: Synthesis and future research. Deep-Sea Research II 100: 212–220.
  105. Mbandzi N, Wasserman RJ, Deyzel SHP, Vine NG, Whitfield AK. 2018. River flow, zooplankton and dominant zooplanktivorous fish dynamics in a warm-temperate South African Estuary. Journal of Fish Biology.
  106. McClanahan TR, Ateweberhan M, Ruiz Sebastian C, Graham NAJ, Wilson SK, Bruggeman JH, Guillaume MMM. 2007. Predictability of coral bleaching from synoptic satellite and in situ temperature observations. Coral Reefs 26: 695–701.
  107. Mills M, Weeks R, Pressey RL, Gleason MG, Eisma-Osorio R-L, Lombard AT, Harris JM, Killmer AB, White A, Morrison TH. 2015. Real-world progress in overcoming the challenges of adaptive spatial planning in marine protected areas. Biological Conservation 181: 54–63.
  108. Milne R, Griffiths CL. 2013. Additions to and revision of the amphipod (Crustacea: Amphipoda) fauna of South Africa, with a list of currently known species from the region. African Natural History 9: 61–90.
  109. Milne R, Griffiths CL. 2014. Invertebrate biodiversity associated with algal turfs on a coral-dominated reef. Marine Biology 2: 181-188.
  110. Mkare TK, Groeneveld JC, Teske PR, Matthee CA. 2017. Comparative genetic structure in two high-dispersal prawn species from the south-western Indian Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science 39(4): 467-474.
  111. Modisakeng KW, Amemiya CT, Dorrington RA, Blatch GL. 2006. Molecular biology studies on the coelacanth: a review. South African Journal of Science 102: 479–485.
  112. Modisakeng KW, Jiwaji M, Pesce E-R, Robert J, Amemiya CT, Dorrington RA, Blatch GL. 2009. Isolation of a Latimeria menadoensis heat shock protein 70 (Lmhsp70) that has all the features of an inducible gene and encodes a functional molecular chaperone. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 282: 185–196.
  113. Morris T, Lamont T, Roberts MJ. 2013. Effects of deep-sea eddies on the northern KwaZulu-Natal shelf, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 35(3): 343–350.
  114. Muir D, Kunnen T, Scharler UM. 2016. A seasonal comparison of prokaryote numbers, biomass and heterotrophic productivity in waters of the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 38, sup1: 123–138.
  115. Mulley JF, Holland PWH. 2014. Genomic organisation of the seven ParaHex genes of the coelacanth. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 352–258.
  116. Murray TS, Cowley PD, Bennett RH, Childs A-R. 2018. Fish on the move: Connectivity of an estuarine-dependent fishery species evaluated using a large-scale acoustic telemetry array. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
  117. Nitsche A, Doose G, Tafer H, Robinson M, Saha NR, Gerdol M, Canapa A, Hoffmann S, Amemiya CT, Stadler PF. 2014. Atypical RNAs in the coelacanth transcriptome. Journal of Experimental Zoology 322(6): 342–351.
  118. Nodo P, James NC, Childs A-R, Nakin MDV. 2017. The impact of river flooding and high flow on the demersal fish assemblages of the freshwater-dominated Great Fish Estuary, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 39(4): 491-502.
  119. Nulens R, Scott L, Herbin M. 2011. An updated inventory of all known specimens of the coelacanth, Latimeria spp. Smithiana Publications in Aquatic Biodiversity: Smithiana Special Publication 3, 12 September 2011.
  120. Ockhuis S, Huggett, JA, Gouws G, Sparks C. 2017. The ‘suitcase hypothesis’: Can entrainment of meroplankton by eddies provide a pathway for gene flow between Madagascar and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa? African Journal of Marine Science 39(4): 435-451.
  121. Oosthuizen CJ, Cowley PD, Kyle SR, Bloomer P. 2016. High genetic connectivity among estuarine populations of the river bream Acanthopagrus vagus along the southern African coast. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 183: 82–94.
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