Peer Reviewed Articles 2023

Peer-reviewed publications by SAIAB Scientists, Honorary Research Associates and Postgraduate Students using SAIAB’s address - 2023.

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Abwe, E., Snoeks, J., Manda, B. K., Mutambala, P. K., Kalumba, L. N., Bragança, P. H. N., Kipanga, K., Mulelenu, C. M., Kayaba, M. K. I., Manda, A. C., & Vreven, E. J. W. M. N. (2023). Checklist of the Fishes of the Kundelungu National Park (Upper Congo Basin, DR Congo): Species Diversity and Endemicity of a Poorly Known Ichthyofauna. Diversity, 15(2).

Albano, P. S., Fallows, C., Fallows, M., Williams, L. H., Murray, T., Sedgwick, O., & Hammerschlag, N. (2023). Acoustic tracking of a threatened juvenile shark species, the smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena), reveals vulnerability to exploitation at the boundary of a marine reserve. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10.

Ayob, N., Burger, R. P., Belelie, M. D., Nkosi, N. C., Havenga, H., de Necker, L., & Cilliers, D. P. (2023). Modelling the historical distribution of schistosomiasis-transmitting snails in South Africa using ecological niche models. PLoS ONE, 18(11 November).
Baptista, N. L., Pinto, P. V., Keates, C., Lobón-Rovira, J., Edwards, S., & Rödel, M. O. (2023). Two new Poyntonophrynus species (Anura: Bufonidae) highlight the importance of Angolan centers of endemism. Vertebrate Zoology, 73.
Barletta, M., Melo, R. C. B., & Whitfield, A. K. (2023). Past and present conservation of south American estuaries. In Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science (Vol. 295).

Bernt, M. J., da Silva Neto, D., Swartz, E. R., & Stiassny, M. L. J. (2023). Rediscovery and range extension for Platyclarias machadoi Poll, 1977 (Siluriformes, Clariidae) in the Kwanza River, Angola. Check List, 19(4).

Bowlby, H. D., Dicken, M. L., Towner, A. v., Waries, S., Rogers, T., & Kock, A. (2023). Decline or shifting distribution? A first regional trend assessment for white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in South Africa. Ecological Indicators, 154.

Campos, D. S., Ferreira de Oliveira, R., de Oliveira Vieira, L., Negreiros de Bragança, P. H., Silva Nunes, J. L., Guimarães, E. C., & Ottoni, F. P. (2023). Revisiting the debate: documenting biodiversity in the age of digital and artificially generated images. Web Ecology, 23(2).
Cerrilla, C., Flemming, L., Griffiths, C. L., Impson, D., Jordaan, M. S., Kajee, M., Paxton, B. R., van der Walt, J. A., Whitehead, T. O., & Shelton, J. M. (2024). Using a head-start conservation intervention to boost spawning numbers of the endangered Clanwilliam sandfish. Conservation Science and Practice, 6(1).
Chakandinakira, A. T., Madzivanzira, T. C., Mashonga, S., Muzvondiwa, J. v., Ndlovu, N., & South, J. (2023). Socioeconomic impacts of Australian redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus in Lake Kariba. Biological Invasions, 25(9).

Claassens, L., Phillips, B., Ebert, D. A., Delaney, D., Henning, B., Nestor, V., Ililau, A., & Giddens, J. (2023). First records of the Pacific sleeper shark Somniosus cf. pacificus in the western tropical Pacific. Journal of Fish Biology, 103(5).

Conradie, W., Keates, C., Verburgt, L., Baptista, N. L., & Harvey, J. (2023). Contributions to the herpetofauna of the Angolan Okavango-Cuando-Zambezi river drainages. Part 3: Amphibians. Amphib. Reptile Conserv, 17(e325).

Cottrant, E., Drobniewska, N. J., Johnson, T. L., Underhill, L. G., Murray, T. S., Hammerschlag, N., Albano, P. S., Elston, C., McCord, M. E., Cowley, P. D., Fallows, C., & Paulet, T. G. (2023). Network analysis of the endemic spotted gully shark Triakis megalopterus reveals spatial vulnerability to exploitation in the Western Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science, 45(4).

Daly, R., Venables, S., Rogers, T., Filmalter, J., Hempson, T., Murray, T., Hussey, N., Silva, I., Pereira, M., Mann, B., Nharreluga, B., & Cowley, P. (2023). Persistent transboundary movements of threatened sharks highlight the importance of cooperative management for effective conservation. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 720.

Day, J. J., Steell, E. M., Vigliotta, T. R., Withey, L. A., Bills, R., Friel, J. P., Genner, M. J., & Stiassny, M. L. J. (2023). Exceptional levels of species discovery ameliorate inferences of the biogeography and diversification of an Afrotropical catfish family. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 182.

de Bragança, P. H. N., van der Zee, J., Lobel, P. S., & Schliewen, U. (2023). Osteology and redescription of the miniature lampeye species of Congopanchax Poll, 1971 with an overview of miniature African freshwater fishes (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes, Procatopodidae). Spixiana, 46(1).

de Lange, F., Netherlands, E. C., & du Preez, L. H. (2023). Call repertoire of Ptychadena uzungwensis (Anura: Ptychadenidae) to complement molecular and morphological identification of the species from the Soutpansberg, South Africa. African Journal of Herpetology, 72(1).

de Necker, L., Dyamond, K., Greenfield, R., van Vuren, J., & Malherbe, W. (2023). Aquatic invertebrate community structure and functions within a Ramsar wetland of a premier conservation area in South Africa. Ecological Indicators, 148.

Devloo-Delva, F., Burridge, C. P., Kyne, P. M., Brunnschweiler, J. M., Chapman, D. D., Charvet, P., Chen, X., Cliff, G., Daly, R., Drymon, J. M., Espinoza, M., Fernando, D., Barcia, L. G., Glaus, K., González-Garza, B. I., Grant, M. I., Gunasekera, R. M., Hernandez, S., Hyodo, S., … Feutry, P. (2023). From rivers to ocean basins: The role of ocean barriers and philopatry in the genetic structuring of a cosmopolitan coastal predator. Ecology and Evolution, 13(2).

Dixon, R. B., Murray, T. S., Mann, B. Q., Cowley, P. D., & Jordaan, G. L. (2023). Movement patterns of the iconic giant trevally Caranx ignobilis from southern Africa, determined using tag-recapture data. Fisheries Research, 263.

Ebert, D. A., Garcias, A. C., Fahmi, Pestana, A. G., Muñoz, S. H., Leurs, G., & Simeon, B. M. (2023). Searching for lost sharks: extinct or alive? In ORYX (Vol. 57, Issue 4).

Elston, C., Murray, T. S., Parkinson, M. C., Filmalter, J. D., & Cowley, P. D. (2023). Female Diamond Rays Gymnura natalensis and Bull Rays Aetomylaeus bovinus Display Seasonal Philopatry to South African Estuaries. Estuaries and Coasts, 46(7).

Emami-Khoyi, A., Jooste, C. M., Wasserman, R. J., Dalu, T., Raath-Krüger, M. J., Jansen van Vuuren, B., & Teske, P. R. (2023). Persistent effects of historical sea levels on the population structure of a temporary wetland copepod. Freshwater Biology, 68(8).

Faure-Beaulieu, N., Lombard, A. T., Olbers, J., Goodall, V., da Silva, C., Daly, R., Jordaan, G., Kerwath, S. E., Kock, A., Mann, B. Q., Murray, T. S., Albano, P., Cliff, G., dos Santos, N. A., Gennari, E., Hammerschlag, N., Bester-van der Merwe, A. E., Watson, R., Andreotti, S., … Harris, J. (2023). A systematic conservation plan identifying critical areas for improved chondrichthyan protection in South Africa. Biological Conservation, 284.

Ferreira, J. A., Alberts, J. A., Smith, G., Bernard, A. T. F., Pereira, M. J., & de Vos, L. (2023). Seasonal changes characterise the shark and ray assemblages in a subtropical shallow sandy habitat in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa. PeerJ, 11.

Fikiye, P. P., Smit, N. J., van As, L. L., Truter, M., & Hadfield, K. A. (2023). Integrative Morphological and Genetic Characterisation of the Fish Parasitic Copepod Ergasilus mirabilis Oldewage & van As, 1987: Insights into Host Specificity and Distribution in Southern Africa. Diversity, 15(9).

Fioravanti, T., Maio, N., Psomadakis, P. N., Manzotti, S., Gigante, A. P., Splendiani, A., Bottaro, M., & CaputoBarucchi, V. (2023). The sawfish (Rhinopristiformes, Pristidae) rostrum displayed in the “Basilica Santuario del Carmine Maggiore” in Naples, Italy: A long story of legends and taxonomic errors. Contributions to Zoology, 92(5).

Fowler, A. M., Dowling, N. A., Lyle, J. M., Alós, J., Anderson, L. E., Cooke, S. J., Danylchuk, A. J., Ferter, K., Folpp, H., Hutt, C., Hyder, K., Lew, D. K., Lowry, M. B., Lynch, T. P., Meadows, N., Mugerza, E., Nedreaas, K., Garrone-Neto, D., Ochwada-Doyle, F. A., … Chick, R. C. (2023). Toward sustainable harvest strategies for marine fisheries that include recreational fishing. Fish and Fisheries, 24(6).

Gales, S. M., Parsons, K. T., Biesack, E. E., Ready, J., Siccha-Ramirez, R., Rosa, L. C., Rosa, R., Rotundo, M. M., Bills, R., Rodrigues, A. E. S., Rodrigues-Filho, L. F. S., McDowell, J., & Sales, J. B. L. (2023). Almost half of the Gymnura van Hasselt, 1823 species are unknown: Phylogeographic inference as scissors for cutting the hidden Gordian knot and clarify their conservation status. Journal of Systematics and Evolution.
Gerber, R., de Necker, L., van Vuren, J. H. J., Ikenaka, Y., Nakayama, S. M. M., Ishizuka, M., Wepener, V., & Smit, N. J. (2023). A stable isotope analysis of the dietary patterns of the aquatic apex predator, the African tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus). Journal of Fish Biology, 103(5).
Glass, J. R., Harrington, R. C., Cowman, P. F., Faircloth, B. C., & Near, T. J. (2023). Widespread sympatry in a species-rich clade of marine fishes (Carangoidei). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 290(2010).
Gon, O., Maclaine, J., Collins, M. A., Matcher, G., & Pogonoski, J. J. (2023). The type series of Poromitra crassiceps (Pisces, Melamphaidae) with lectotype designation. Zootaxa, 5389(4).
Hlungwani, H. A., Marr, S. M., Weyl, O. L. F., & Sara, J. R. (2023). Biological and life-history parameters for Labeo rosae Steindachner, 1894 and Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters, 1852) from Flag Boshielo Dam, Olifants River, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 48(2).
Holmes, M., Campbell, E. E., de Wit, M., & Taylor, J. C. (2023). Analysis of freshwater diatom deformities in the Karoo, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 48(4).

Holmes, M., Campbell, E. E., de Wit, M., & Taylor, J. C. (2023). Can diatoms be used as a biomonitoring tool for surface and groundwater? Towards a baseline for Karoo water. South African Journal of Botany, 161.

Johnson, J., Peer, N., Sershen, & Rajkaran, A. (2023). Microplastic abundance in urban vs. peri-urban mangroves: The feasibility of using invertebrates as biomonitors of microplastic pollution in two mangrove dominated estuaries of southern Africa. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 196.

Jordaan, B. J., du Preez, L. H., & Netherlands, E. C. (2023). Taxonomic re-evaluation of African anuran trypanosomes with the redescription and molecular diagnosis of Trypanosoma (Trypanosoma) nelspruitense Laveran, 1904 and Trypanosoma (Haematomonas) grandicolor Pienaar, 1962. Parasitology, 150(6).

Kajee, M., Dallas, H. F., Griffiths, C. L., Kleynhans, C. J., & Shelton, J. M. (2023). The Status of South Africa’s Freshwater Fish Fauna: A Spatial Analysis of Diversity, Threat, Invasion, and Protection. Fishes, 8(12).
Kajee, M., Henry, D. A. W., Dallas, H. F., Griffiths, C. L., Pegg, J., van der Colff, D., Impson, D., Chakona, A., Raimondo, D. C., Job, N. M., Paxton, B. R., Jordaan, M. S., Bills, R., Roux, F., Zengeya, T. A., Hoffman, A., Rivers-Moore, N., & Shelton, J. M. (2023). How the Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (FBIS) is supporting national freshwater fish conservation decisions in South Africa. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 11.

Kajee, M., Dallas, H. F., Swanepoel, A., Griffiths, C. L., & Shelton, J. M. (2023). The Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (FBIS) fish data: a georeferenced dataset of freshwater fishes occurring in South Africa. Journal of Limnology, 82(s1).

Kalumba, L. N., Abwe, E., Schedel, F. D. B., Chocha Manda, A., Schliewen, U. K., & Vreven, E. J. W. M. N. (2023). Two New Shellear Species (Gonorhynchiformes: Kneriidae), from the Luansa River (Upper Congo Basin): Hidden Diversity Revealed by Integrative Taxonomy. Diversity, 15(10).

Khosa, D., South, J., Matam, N. Y., Mofu, L., Wasserman, R. J., & Weyl, O. L. F. (2023). The past and current distribution of native and non-native fish in the Kowie River catchment, Makhanda, Eastern Cape. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 129(424).

Klein, J. D., Maduna, S. N., Dicken, M. L., da Silva, C., Soekoe, M., McCord, M. E., Potts, W. M., Hagen, S. B., & Bester-van der Merwe, A. E. (2024). Local adaptation with gene flow in a highly dispersive shark. Evolutionary Applications, 17(1).
Kock, A., Glanville, H. C., Law, A. C., Stanton, T., Carter, L. J., & Taylor, J. C. (2023). Emerging challenges of the impacts of pharmaceuticals on aquatic ecosystems: A diatom perspective. In Science of the Total Environment (Vol. 878).

Kock, A., Pheiffer, W., Wepener, V., Smit, N. J., & Taylor, J. C. (2023). Using Confocal Microscopy and Pigment Analyses to Detect Adverse Insecticide Effects in non-target Freshwater Diatom species – a proof-of-concept Using Nitzschia palea. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 110(6).

Landman, W., Verneau, O., Vences, M., & du Preez, L. (2023). Metapolystoma ohlerianum n. sp. (Monogenea: Polystomatidae) from Aglyptodactylus madagascariensis (Anura: Mantellidae). Acta Parasitologica, 68(2).

Leeney, R. H., Ebert, D. A., & Grobler, K. (2023). First record of Warren’s sixgill sawshark Pliotrema warreni (Pristiophoriformes: Pristiophoridae) and the West African catshark Scyliorhinus cervigoni (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) in Namibia, and notes on the habitat of the bull shark Carcharhinus leucas (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 103
Lennox, R. J., Whoriskey, F. G., Verhelst, P., Vandergoot, C. S., Soria, M., Reubens, J., Rechisky, E. L., Power, M., Murray, T., Mulder, I., Markham, J. L., Lowerre-Barbieri, S. K., Lindley, S. T., Knott, N. A., Kessel, S. T., Iverson, S., Huveneers, C., Heidemeyer, M., Harcourt, R., … Whoriskey, K. (2024). Globally coordinated acoustic aquatic animal tracking reveals unexpected, ecologically important movements across oceans, lakes and rivers. In Ecography (Vol. 2024, Issue 1).
Lignon, J. S., Cohen, S. C., Justo, M. C. N., du Preez, L., Comarella, C. G., Nishimaru, R. A., Souza, P. V. A. M., de Ataíde, M. W., Müller, D. C. de M., Brun, M. V., & Monteiro, S. G. (2023). New species of Polystomoides (Monogenoidea: Polystomatidae) parasitizing the urinary bladder of a freshwater turtle in Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria, 32(3).

Lubitz, N., Daly, R., Filmalter, J. D., Sheaves, M., Cowley, P. D., Naesje, T. F., & Barnett, A. (2023). Context drives movement patterns in a mobile marine predator. Movement Ecology, 11(1).

Lynch, A. J., Cooke, S. J., Arthington, A. H., Baigun, C., Bossenbroek, L., Dickens, C., Harrison, I., Kimirei, I., Langhans, S. D., Murchie, K. J., Olden, J. D., Ormerod, S. J., Owuor, M., Raghavan, R., Samways, M. J., Schinegger, R., Sharma, S., Tachamo-Shah, R. D., Tickner, D., … Jähnig, S. C. (2023). People need freshwater biodiversity. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 10(3).

Madzivanzira, T. C., Chakandinakira, A. T., Mungenge, C. P., O’brien, G., Dalu, T., & South, J. (2023). Get it before it gets to my catch: misdirection traps to mitigate against socioeconomic impacts associated with crayfish invasion. Management of Biological Invasions, 14(2).

Mann, B. Q., Daly, R., Dixon, R. B., Filmalter, J. D., Murray, T. S., Cowley, P. D., Kyle, R., Chater, S., & Mann-Lang, J. B. (2023). The fate and movements of aquarium-released giant trevally Caranx ignobilis inferred from acoustic telemetry. Zoo Biology, 42(5).

Masina, F. M., Wasserman, R. J., Wu, N., Mungenge, C. P., Dondofema, F., Keates, C., Shikwambana, P., & Dalu, T. (2023). Macroinvertebrate diversity in relation to limnochemistry in an Austral semi–arid transboundary aquifer region pan system. Science of the Total Environment, 878.

Mofokeng, R. P., Faltynkova, A., Alfonso, M. B., Boujmil, I., Carvalho, I. R. B., Lunzalu, K., Zanuri, N. B. M., Nyadjro, E. S., Puskic, P. S., Lindsay, D. J., Willis, K., Adyel, T. M., Serra-Gonçalves, C., Zolich, A., Eriksen, T. S., Evans, H. C., Gabriel, D., Hajbane, S., Suaria, G., … Lobelle, D. (2024). The future of ocean plastics: designing diverse collaboration frameworks. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 81(1).
Mofu, L., Dalu, T., Wasserman, R. J., Woodford, D. J., & Weyl, O. L. F. (2023). Validation of growth zone formation in Oreochromis mossambicus otoliths collected from an irrigation pond in the Sundays River Valley, Eastern Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 48(1).
Mofu, L., Dalu, T., Wasserman, R. J., Woodford, D. J., & Weyl, O. L. F. (2023). Trophic ecology of co-occurring fishes in the Sundays River Valley irrigation ponds, assessed using stable isotope and gut content analyses. Journal of Fish Biology.
Mpopetsi, P. P., & Kadye, W. T. (2023). Functional diversity does not explain the co-occurrence of non-native species within a flow-modified African river system. Journal of Fish Biology.
Mpopetsi, P. P., & Kadye, W. T. (2023). Colonisation theory and invasive biota: the Great Fish River case history,35 years later. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 48(1).

Mungenge, C. P., Wasserman, R. J., Cuthbert, R. N., Dondofema, F., & Dalu, T. (2024). Salinisation of arid temporary pools alters crustacean hatching success but not phenology dynamics. Hydrobiologia, 851(1).

Mungenge, C. P., Wasserman, R. J., Dondofema, F., Keates, C., Masina, F. M., & Dalu, T. (2023). Assessing chlorophyll–a and water quality dynamics in arid–zone temporary pan systems along a disturbance gradient. Science of the Total Environment, 873. 

Munyai, L. F., Mugwedi, L., Wasserman, R. J., Dondofema, F., Riddell, E., Keates, C., & Dalu, T. (2023). Metal and non–metal dynamics and distribution in soil profiles across selected pans in the Ramsar declared subtropical within a national protected area. Chemistry and Ecology, 39(9).
Munyai, L. F., & Dalu, T. (2023). Aquatic Macrophytes Metal and Nutrient Concentration Variations, with Implication for Phytoremediation Potential in a Subtropical River System. Sustainability, 15(20).
Munyai, L. F., Mugwedi, L., Wasserman, R. J., Dondofema, F., & Dalu, T. (2023). Assessing Fish and Macroinvertebrates Assemblages in Relation to Environmental Variables in Makuleke Floodplain Pans: Implications for Biodiversity Conservation. Wetlands, 43(7).

Murray, T. S., Elston, C., Bennett, R. H., Childs, A. R., & Cowley, P. D. (2023). Movement patterns and underestimation of the maximum age of a Vulnerable endemic guitarfish species inferred from mark-recapture studies. African Journal of Marine Science, 45(2).

Mutshekwa, T., Munyai, L. F., Mugwedi, L., Cuthbert, R. N., Dondofema, F., & Dalu, T. (2023). Seasonal occurrence of microplastics in sediment of two South African recreational reservoirs. Water Biology and Security, 2(3).
Mutshekwa, T., Mugwedi, L., Moyo, B., Madala, N. E., Wasserman, R. J., Dondofema, F., & Dalu, T. (2023). Assessing acetamiprid and chlorpyrifos pesticide concentrations in water and sediments across macadamia orchard and communal area small reservoirs. In Chemistry and Ecology (Vol. 39, Issue 4).
Mzozo, Z. B., Hugo, S., & Vine, N. G. (2023). The use of chemical and biological settlement cues in enhancing the larval settlement of abalone (Haliotis midae): Implications for hatcheries and ocean ranching. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 54(6).

Namiotko, T., de Moor, F. C., Barber-James, H. M., Schön, I., & Martens, K. (2023). Environmental correlates of non-marine ostracod (Crustacea: Ostracoda) assemblages of the Eastern Cape (South Africa). Hydrobiologia, 850(21).

Nel, A., McQuaid, C. D., Duna, O. O., Giménez, L., & Porri, F. (2023). Similar metabolic responses of co-occurring post-settlement mussels to temperature change despite distinct geographical distributions. Marine Biology, 170(1).

Nicolau, G. K., Jackson, E. A., & Wasserman, R. J. (2023). Mass vehicle induced mortalities of Giant Bullfrogs in Nylsvley Nature Reserve. Koedoe, 65(1).

Nodo, P., Childs, A. R., Pattrick, P., Lemley, D. A., & James, N. C. (2023). Response of demersal fishes to low dissolved oxygen events in two eutrophic estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 293

Onomu, A. J., Slater, M. J., & Vine, N. G. (2023). Feeding indicators and bioremediation ability of warty sea cucumber Neostichopus grammatus fed potential wastes from abalone Haliotis midae farming. Aquaculture Environment Interactions, 15.

Ottoni, F. P., South, J., Azevedo-Santos, V. M., Henschel, E., & de Bragança, P. H. N. (2023). Editorial: Freshwater biodiversity crisis: Multidisciplinary approaches as tools for conservation. In Frontiers in Environmental Science (Vol. 11).

Peer, N., Gouws, G., Maliwa, L., Barker, N., Juby, P., & Perissinotto, R. (2023). Description of a new montane freshwater crab (Arthropoda, Malacostraca, Decapoda, Potamonautidae) from the Eastern Cape, South Africa. ZooKeys, 2023(1160).

Phaka, F. M., Hugé, J., Vanhove, M. P. M., & du Preez, L. H. (2023). Frog and reptile conservation through the lens of South Africa’s nature-based cultural practices. African Journal of Herpetology, 72(2).

Phaka, F. M., Vanhove, M. P. M., du Preez, L. H., & Hugé, J. (2023). Library books as environmental management capacity building opportunities exclude most South African languages. Environmental Science and Policy, 141.

Phaka, F. M., Netherlands, E. C., Van Steenberge, M., Verheyen, E., Sonet, G., Hugé, J., du Preez, L. H., & Vanhove, M. P. M. (2023). Barcoding and traditional health practitioner perspectives are informative to monitor and conserve frogs and reptiles traded for traditional medicine in urban South Africa. Molecular Ecology Resources.
Pollerspöck, J., Cares, D., Ebert, D. A., Kelley, K. A., Pockalny, R., Robinson, R. S., Wagner, D., & Straube, N. (2023). First in situ documentation of a fossil tooth of the megatooth shark Otodus (Megaselachus) megalodon from the deep sea in the Pacific Ocean. Historical Biology.
Postaire, B. D., Devloo-Delva, F., Brunnschweiler, J. M., Charvet, P., Chen, X., Cliff, G., Daly, R., Drymon, J. M., Espinoza, M., Fernando, D., Glaus, K., Grant, M. I., Hernandez, S., Hyodo, S., Jabado, R. W., Jaquemet, S., Johnson, G., Naylor, G. J. P., Nevill, J. E. G., … Mona, S. (2024). Global genetic diversity and historical demography of the Bull Shark. Journal of Biogeography, 51(4).
Pringle, B. A., Duncan, M. I., Winkler, A. C., Mafwila, S., Jagger, C., McKeown, N. J., Shaw, P. W., Henriques, R., & Potts, W. M. (2023). Ocean warming favours a northern Argyrosomus species over its southern congener, whereas preliminary metabolic evidence suggests that hybridization may promote their adaptation. Conservation Physiology, 11(1).
Qwabe, W., Samaai, T., Harris, J. M., Palmer, R. M., & Kerwath, S. E. (2023). First mesophotic Ecklonia radiata (Laminariales) records within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park marine-protected area, east coast, South Africa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 103.

Rampheri, M. B., Dube, T., Dondofema, F., & Dalu, T. (2023a). Identification and delineation of groundwater-dependent ecosystems (GDEs) in the Khakea–Bray transboundary aquifer region using geospatial techniques. Geocarto International, 38(1).

Rampheri, M. B., Dube, T., Dondofema, F., & Dalu, T. (2023b). Progress in the remote sensing of groundwater-dependent ecosystems in semi-arid environments. In Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (Vol. 130).

Rezaie-Atagholipour, M., Jabado, R. W., Askari Hesni, M., Owfi, F., Rastegar Pouyani, E., & Ebert, D. A. (2023). Redescription of the Critically Endangered tentacled butterfly ray, Gymnura tentaculata (Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1841) (Myliobatiformes: Gymnuridae) from Iranian waters. Marine Biodiversity, 53(1).

Rindoria, N. M., Gichana, Z., Morara, G. N., van Wyk, C., Smit, W. J., Smit, N. J., & Luus-Powell, W. J. (2023). Scanning Electron Microscopy and First Molecular Data of Two Species of Lamproglena (Copepoda: Lernaeidae) from Labeo victorianus (Cyprinidae) and Clarias gariepinus (Clariidae) in Kenya. Pathogens, 12(8).

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