Mr Stuart Dunlop

MSc (University of KwaZulu Natal, 2011)
Assistant Scientist
LINEFISH RESOURCES AND MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

Research Interests

  • Conservation of marine linefish resources
  • Angling
  • Cooperative tag and release
  • Fish movement
  • Fish growth rates
  • Fish mortality rates
  • Fish population dynamics

Projects

South African National Marine Linefish Tagging Project

Current students

None

Collaboration

  • Bayworld Centre for Research and Education / Port Elizabeth Museum
  • Cape Nature
  • Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF): Branch Fisheries
  • Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)
  • Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science, Rhodes University (DIFS)
  • Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
  • Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife
  • KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board
  • KZN Department of  Agriculture and Environmental Affairs (DAEA)
  • South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)

Recent publications

  • Mann B.Q. & Dunlop, S.W. 2010. A brief background to fish attraction devices (FADs). Oceanographic Research Institute, Durban, Unpublished Report 287, 4pp
  • Dunlop SW. 2011. An assessment of the shore-based and offshore boat-based Linefisheries of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Unpublished MSc thesis, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban: 211p.
  • Dunlop SW, Mann BQ. 2012. An assessment of participation, catch and effort in the KwaZulu-Natal shore-based marine linefishery, with comments on management effectiveness. African Journal of Marine Science 34: 479-496.
  • Maggs JQ, Dunlop SD and Mann BQ. 2012. National Marine Linefish System: A snapshot evaluation of recreational data collection by Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife during 2009 and 2010 with recommendations for improvement. Oceanographic Research Institute, Durban, Unpublished Report 296, 39pp
  • Dunlop SW and Mann BQ. 2013. An assessment of participation, catch and effort in the offshore boat-based linefishery of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 35: 79-97

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