Roger Bills

Senior Aquatic Biologist
Roger Bills
Tel : +27 46 603 5833
Fax : +27 86 554 9406

Research Interests

Biogeography and systematics of freshwater fishes
Conservation genetics and management of threatened freshwater fishes


Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications


Day, J.J., Peart, C.R., Brown, K.J., Friel, J.P., Bills, R. & Moritz, T. 2013. Continental diversification of an African catfish radiation (Mochokidae: Synodontis). Systematic Biology, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 351-365.


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.

Kramer, B., Bills, R., Skelton, P. & Wink, M. 2012. A critical revision of the churchill snoutfish, genus Petrocephalus Marcusen, 1854 (Actinopterygii: Teleostei: Mormyridae), from southern and eastern Africa, with the recognition of Petrocephalus tanensis, and the description of five new species. Journal of Natural History, vol. 46, no. 35-36, pp. 2179-2258.

Valdesalici, S., Bills, R., Dorn, A., Reichwald, K. & Cellerino, A. 2012. Nothobranchius niassa (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae), a new species of annual killifish from northern Mozambique. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 19-28.