Miss Jill Sheppard

MSc, Rhodes University (2010)
Assistant scientist
ESTUARINE AND SOFT SEDIMENT ECOLOGY

Research Interests

  • Estuarine ecology and functioning
  • Macrobenthos

Projects

  • St Lucia drought macrobenthos
  • Monitoring climate change effects on the Mbashe Estuary
  • KZN estuaries coastal toolkit
  • Project Suitcase

Current students

None

Collaboration

  • University of Zululand
  • South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)
  • KZN Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs (DAEA)

Recent publications

  • Sheppard JN, Whitfield AK, Cowley PD & Hill JM. 2012. Effects of altered estuarine submerged macrophyte bed cover on the omnivorous Cape stumpnose, Rhabdosargus holubi. Journal of Fish Biology 80(3), 705-712.
  • Sheppard JN, James NC, Whitfield AK, Cowley PD. 2011. What role do beds of submerged macrophytes play in structuring estuarine fish assemblages? Lessons from a warm-temperate South African estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 95(1), 145-155.

Links

http://za.linkedin.com/pub/jill-sheppard/6b/5a6/629

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