Denis Tweddle

Flood plain catch, Caprivi research on Lake Liambezi, Zambia photographing fish on the kwango River
Denis fishing sampling Congo tributary MSc student Richard Peel sampling on the Kwando River Namibia
Honorary Research Associate
Denis Tweddle
Email
Tel : +27 46 603 5800
Fax : +27 86 554 9365
Cell : out of signal in Namibia

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Research Interests

African freshwater fishes
Taxonomy

African freshwater fishes - Zambezi, Malawi & East Africa.

Taxonomy - mainly Cyprinidae, especially small Barbus species, but also small catfishes & Taxonomy of marine fishes.

Other - Zoogeography; Conservation; Fisheries stock assessment (Lake Malawi); Fisheries management; Environmental impact assessment. 

Programmes

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

2013

Russell, B.C. & Tweddle, D. 2013. A new species of nemipterus (Pisces: Nemipteridae) from the Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa, vol. 3630, no. 1, pp. 191-197.Conradie, W., Tweddle, D., Mákinen, T. & Bills, R. 2012. Description of the tadpole of hylarana darlingi boulenger 1902 (Anura: Ranidae) from the Mulanje Area, Malawi. Zootaxa, , no. 3441, pp. 56-58.

2012

Marr, S.M., Impson, N.D. & Tweddle, D. 2012. An assessment of a proposal to eradicate non-native fish from priority rivers in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 131-142.