Research Projects

Modeling East Coast Reefs in a Changing Climate

South Africa’s East Coast subtropical reefs are nodes of high biodiversity that are subjected to considerable extractive utilization and non-extractive recreational use.

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Marine Line Fish Tagging Project

Successful fisheries management and conservation depends on good co-operation between users, managers and scientists

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Provision of Services for the Ship-Board Scientific Observer Programme

The only industrial-scale fishery in KZN is the crustacean trawl fishery, which is relatively small, but is of concern as it takes large amounts of bycatch

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Kwazulu-Natal Oyster and Mussel Surveys

The oyster Striostrea margaritacea supports a recreational and commercial fishery in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and is also harvested by subsistence gatherers in the Maputaland Marine

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