Investigational Reports

Investigational Report Number Title Author/s Year published
1 Shark attack on fishing boat in South Africa Davies, D.H. 

 
1961
2 Shark attack off the East Coast of South Africa 24 December 1960, with notes on the species of shark responsible for the attack Davies, D.H. & D'Aubrey, J.D. 1961
3 Shark attack off the East Coast of South Africa, 6 January 1961.

Davies, D.H. & D'Aubrey, J.D

1961
4 Shark attack off the East Coast of South Africa, 22nd January, 1961 Davies, D.H. 1961
5 Shark attack off the East Coast of South Africa, 1st February, 1961 D'Aubrey, J.D. & Davies, D.H 1961
6 Shark attack and its relationship to temperature, beach patronage and the seasonal abundance of dangerous sharks Davies, D.H 1963
7 Preliminary investigations on the hearing of sharks Davies, D.H., Lochner, J.P.A. & Smith, E.D 1963
8 Preliminary guide to the sharks found off the east coast of South Africa D'Aubrey, J.D 1964
9 A carchariid shark new to South African waters D'Aubrey, J.D 1964
10 The Miocene shark fauna of the southern St Lucia area Davies, D.H 1964
11 A preliminary report on the penaeid prawns of Durban Bay. Joubert, L.S 1965
12 Tag evaluation and shark tagging in South African waters Davies, D.H. & Joubert, L.S 1966
13 The penaeid prawns of the Lake St Lucia system Joubert, L.S. & Davies, D.H 1966
14 Primary production studies in the South-West Indian Ocean 1961-1963 Mitchell-Innes, B.A 1967
15 Batoid fishes of the East Coast of Southern Africa. Part I: Sawfishes and guitarfishes Wallace, J.H 1968
16 Batoid fishes of the East Coast of Southern Africa. Part II: Manta, eagle, duckbill, cownose, butterfly and sting rays Wallace, J.H 1968
17 Batoid fishes of the East Coast of Southern Africa. Part III: Skates and electric rays Wallace, J.H 1968
18 Regression analysis as an aid to shark taxonomy Steffens, F.E. & D'Aubrey, J.D 1968
19 New and interesting fishes from deepish water off Durban, Natal and southern Mozambique Smith, J.L.B 1968
20 Primary production studies in the Agulhas Current Region off Natal - June 1965 Burchall, J 1968
21 An evaluation of primary productivity studies in the continental shelf region of the Agulhas Current near Durban (1961-1966) Burchall, J 1968
22 The biology of Nephrops andamanicus wood-mason (Decapoda, Reptantia) Berry, P.F 1969
23 Phytoplankton studies in the Agulhas Current region off the Natal Coast Thorrington-Smith, M 1969
24 Mating behaviour, oviposition and fertilization in the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus) Berry, P.F 1970
25 A comparison of the spermatophoric masses and mechanisms of fertilization in the southern African spiny lobsters (Palinuridae) Berry, P.F. & Heydorn, A.E.F 1970
26 The ultrastructure of the gill of Monodactylus argenteus (a euryhaline teleost fish) with particular reference to morphological changes asso Fearnhead, E.A. & Fabian, B.C 1971
27 The spiny lobsters (Palinuridae) of the east coast of southern Africa: Distribution and ecological notes Berry, P.F 1971
28 The biology of the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus off the east coast of southern Africa Berry, P.F 1971
29 Two new scyliorhinid sharks from the east coast of Africa with notes on related species Springer, S. & D'Aubrey, J.D 1972
30 Reactions of the sharks Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle) and Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque) to gill net barriers under experimental cond Wallace, L 1972
31 The biology of the spiny lobster Palinurus delagoae Barnard, off the coast of Natal, South Africa Berry, P.F. 1973
32 Analysis and description of variation in the proportional dimensions of scyliorhinid, carcharhinid and sphyrnid sharks Bass, A.J. 1973
33 Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. I. The genus Carcharhinus (Carcharhinidae) Bass, A.J., D'Aubrey, J.D. & Kistnasamy, N  1973
34 Palinurid and scyllarid lobster larvae of the Natal Coast, South Africa Berry, P.F. 1974
35 The sea turtles of South-East Africa. I. Status, morphology and distributions Hughes, G.R. 1974
36 The sea turtles of South-East Africa. II. The biology of the Tongaland loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta L. with comments on the leatherback Hughes, G.R. 1974
37 Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. II. The families Scyliorhinidae and Pseudotriakidae Bass, A.J., D'Aubrey, J.D. & Kistnasamy, N. 1975
38 Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. III. The families Carcharhinidae (excluding Mustelus and Carcharhinus) and Sphyrnidae Bass, A.J., D'Aubrey, J.D. & Kistnasamy, N. 1975
39 Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. IV. The families Odontaspididae, Scapanorhynchidae, Isuridae, Cetorhinidae, Alopiidae, Orectolo Bass, A.J., D'Aubrey, J.D. & Kistnasamy, N. 1975
40 The estuarine fishes of the east coast of South Africa. I. Species composition and length distribution in the estuarine and marine environme Wallace, J.H. 1975
41 The estuarine fishes of the east coast of South Africa. III. Reproduction Wallace, J.H. 1975
42 The estuarine fishes of the east coast of South Africa. IV. Occurrence of juveniles in estuaries. V. Ecology, estuarine dependence and statu Wallace, J.H. & van der Elst, R.P. 1975
43 Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. V. The families Hexanchidae, Chlamydoselachidae, Heterodontidae, Pristiophoridae and Squatinida Bass, A.J., D'Aubrey, J.D. & Kistnasamy, N. 1975
44 Game fish of the east coast of southern Africa. I. The biology of the elf, Pomatomus saltatrix (Linneaus) in the coastal waters of Natal van der Elst, R.P. 1976
45 Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa. VI. The families Oxynotidae, Squalidae, Dalatiidae and Echinorhinidae van der Elst, R.P. 1976
46 Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa Jackson, L.F. 1976
47 Migration, growth and feeding in the Natal rock lobster Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus) Smale, M.J. 1978
48 Reproduction, growth and production in the mussel, Perna perna (Linnaeus), on the east coast of South Africa Berry, P.F. 1978
49 An annotated checklist of southern African Scleractinia Boshoff, P.H. 1981
50 Estimates of biomass, consumption and production of Octopus vulgaris Cuvier off the east coast of South Africa Buchan, P.R. & Smale, M.J. 1981
51 Aspects of the biology of five species of inshore reef fishes on the Natal Coast, South Africa. Joubert, C.S.W. 1981
52 A survey of shore anglers' catches at selected sites on the Natal Coast, South Africa Joubert, C.S.W. 1981
53 Biomass and density of detritivores on a littoral rocky reef on the Natal Coast, with an estimate of population production for the ascidian Berry, P.F. 1982
54 The biology of Parablennius cornutus (L.) and Scartella emarginata (Günther) (Teleostei: Blenniidae) on a Natal reef Eyberg, I. 1984
55 Game fishes of the east coast of southern Africa. 2. Biology and systematics of the queen mackerel Scomberomorus plurilineatus van der Elst, R.P. & Collette, B.B. 1984
56 The Penaeoidea of southeast Africa. I. The study area and key to the southeast African species de Freitas, A.J. 1984
57 The Penaeoidea of southeast Africa. II - The families Aristeidae and Solenoceridae de Freitas, A.J. 1985
58 The Penaeoidea of southeast Africa. II - The family Penaeidae (excluding genus Penaeus) de Freitas, A.J. 1987
59 The Penaeoidea of southeast Africa IV – The Family Penaeidae: Genus Penaeus de Freitas, A.J. 2004
60 The Penaeoidea of southeast Africa. V - The family Sicyoniidae de Freitas, A.J. 1984
61 Chaetognaths as indicators of water masses in the Agulhas Current System Schleyer, M.H. 1985
62 The offshore linefishery of Natal: I: Exploited population structures of the sparids Chrysoblephus puniceus and Cheimerius nufar Garratt, P.A. 1985
63 The offshore linefishery of Natal: II: Reproductive biology of the sparids Chrysoblephus puniceus and Cheimerius nufar Garratt, P.A. 1985
64 The offshore linefishery of Natal: III: Food and feeding of the sparids Chrysoblephus puniceus and Cheimerius nufar Garratt, P.A. 1986
65 Aspects of the biology of Natal Littorinidae: I: Population dispersion and microhabitat selection Potter, C.M. 1987
66 Aspects of the biology of Natal Littorinidae: II: Feeding and food availability Potter, C.M. & Schleyer, M.H. 1991
67 Corals of the South-west Indian Ocean I. Alcyonacea from Sodwana Bay, South Africa Benayahu, Y. (Edited by Schleyer, M.H.) 1993
68 Corals of the South-west Indian Ocean II. Eleutherobia aurea spec. nov. (Cnidaria, Alcyonacea) from deep reefs on the KwaZulu-Natal Coast, S Benayahu, Y. & Schleyer, M.H. (Edited by Schleyer, M.H.) 1995
69 Corals of the South-west Indian Ocean III. Alcyonacea (Octocorallia) of Bazaruto Island, Mozambique, with a redescription of Cladiella austr Benayahu, Y. & Schleyer, M.H. (Edited by Schleyer, M.H.) 1996
70 Corals of the South-west Indian Ocean IV. The hard coral family Faviidae Gregory, 1900 (Scleractinia: Faviina) Riegi, B. (Edited by Schleyer, M.H.)  1996
71 Corals of the South-west Indian Ocean V. Leptophyton banayahui gen. nov. & spec. nov. (Cnidaria, Alcyonacea) from deep reefs off Durban and Ofwegen, L.P. & Schleyer, M.H.. (Edited by Schleyer, M.H.) 1997