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Not one species but two

Integrative taxonomy reveals two species in one moray eel

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic operations at SAIAB will be managed to ensure containment, hygiene and social distancing

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Celebrating 50 years as a Research Institute


SAIAB celebrates 50 years as a Research Institute & 20 years as a National Facility of the NRF.

Isopod taxonomy shows genetic links across Gondwana

Research visit identifies need for collaboration among marine researchers working in the western and eastern Indian Ocean regions

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Tackling the Taxonomic Impediment

Healthy ecosystems and biodiversity are integral to human well-being and sustainable development.

New directions in mosquito control

Biological control using native predators can be an effective, environmentally-friendly approach to manage mosquito populations.

First glimpses of deeper benthic habitats inform Phakisa Marine Protected Area Expansion Initiative

The Phakisa Ocean Economy proposed a network of 21 new or expanded Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Inland Fisheries and Freshwater Ecology Research Chair at SAIAB


The overall goal of the Chair is to develop regional capacity and research on inland fisheries to support their sustainable development.

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Coastal Fishes of the Western Indian Ocean


New book in the pipeline - A long standing vision realised.

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ACEP Imida

ACEP Imida