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Linefish resilience in the Anthropocene


The Southern African Marine Linefish Symposium (SAMLS) held its 5th convention from 8-11 July 2019...

RV SA Agulhas II Open Day


Women in Science on Ships - SAIAB Celebrates Women in Science at the RV SA Agulhas II Open Day at the Port of East London.

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...