Research Projects

St Lucia Marine Reserve Surf-Zone Fish Monitoring & Tagging Project

Traditional methods of managing linefish stocks such as minimum size limits and bag limits often prove inadequate for certain species and may be difficult to enforce effectively on a

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National Marine Linefish System (NMLS) - KZN Recreational Data

Marine recreational fishing is an important socio-economic activity in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), with a large proportion of South Africa’s marine recreational anglers making use of a diverse

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A Regional Assessment of the KZN Marine Line Fishery

Linefishing is South Africa’s largest fishery in terms of numbers of participants. It is also a “people’s fishery” in that it is accessible to a wide variety of communities, ranging from

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Coral Reef Monitoring

Background information concerning our reef monitoring work is that the South African coral reefs are limited in size and are marginal.

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Statistics of Recreational Inshore Invertebrate & Commercial Oyster Fisheries in KZN

A wide range of invertebrate resources along the KwaZulu-Natal coast are harvested by commercial, recreational and subsistence fishers, thereby contributing substantially to food

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