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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

Cruise sets out to unlock Secrets of the Deep

Deep reefs and the communities that inhabit them are difficult environments to access

Larval Fish Ecology in the coastal nearshore

Dr Paula Pattrick is a PDP Postdoctoral Research Fellow at SAIAB

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The evolution, behaviour and ecology of the Giant Trevally

The Giant Trevally (Caranx ignobilis), better known in South Africa by its common name, the Giant kingfish, is considered an iconic top predator