Ofer Gon

Senior Aquatic Biologist
Ofer Gon
Tel : +27 46 603 5828
Fax : +27 46 622 2403

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Research Interests

Marine fish systematics
Biology and ecology of marine fishes
History of ichthyology in South Africa

Current Students

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications


Gon, O., Gouws, G., Mwaluma, J. & Mwale, M. 2013. Re-description of two species of the cardinalfish genus Archamia (Teleostei: Apogonidae) from the Red Sea and Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa, vol. 3608, no. 7, pp. 587-594.

Maake, P.A., Mwale, M., Dippenaar, S.M. & Gon, O. 2013. Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA reveals a complete lineage sorting of Glossogobius callidus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) in southern Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, vol. 38, no. SUPPL.1, pp. 15-29.


Gon, O. & Allen, G.R. 2012. Revision of the Indo-Pacific cardinalfish genus Siphamia (Perciformes: Apogonidae). Zootaxa, , no. 3294, pp. 1-84.