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5th southern African Marine Linefish Symposium


Catch the 5th SAMLS from 9 - 11 July, 2019 with the theme "Linefish resilience in the Anthropocene"

Vacuum cleaners of the sea: in the age of anthropogenic impacts


Coastal ecosystems are among the most productive systems on Earth, however, climate change & manmade disturbances can have profound effects on them...

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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A new publication by estuarine ecologist Professor Alan Whitfield draws attention to the plight of fishes in southern African estuaries...

Masters & PhD Call

Call for applications SANOCEAN Masters & PhD project opportunities...

SAIAB Seminar Series 2019 Dr Irit Zohar

Dr Zohar focuses on finding evidence of coastal foraging and fish exploitation on the South Africa Eastern Cape Province over the last 30,000 years.

SAIAB Seminar Series 2019


Coastal ecosystems are among the most productive systems on Earth, providing a wide variety of services beneficial to humans.

Dyantyi fosters the ‘Science with and for society’ objective of #RRI


Siphelele Dyantyi reported the results from his MSc research project to the community of Ndlambe Municipality, in Port Alfred...

The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa - Digitised


The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa by JLB Smith has been digitised and is available from BHL...

Water World flows at Scifest Africa


South Africa’s National Science Festival celebrated its 23rd edition from 6 to 12 March 2019 and Water World was part of the celebrations...