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The status and distribution of newly identified endemic galaxiid in the eastern Cape Fold Ecoregion, of South Africa
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2018)
1. DNA‐based studies have uncovered cryptic species and lineages within almost all freshwater fishes studied thus far from the Cape Fold Ecoregion (CFE) of South Africa. These studies have changed the way the CFE is viewed, ...
Conservation implications of establishment success of the Critically Endangered Twee River redfin ‘Pseudobarbus’ erubescens (Skelton, 1974) in an artificial impoundment in South Africa
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2017)
1. This study reports the first known record of breeding of the Critically Endangered Twee River redfin ‘Pseudobarbus’ erubescens in an artificial impoundment. This followed an introduction of 48 individuals into a 10 ha ...
Vulnerability of Cape Fold Ecoregion freshwater fishes to climate change and other human impacts
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2018)
1. Native freshwater fish populations throughout South Africa's Cape Fold Ecoregion (CFE) are in decline as a result of human impacts on aquatic habitats, including the introduction of nonnative freshwater fishes. Climate ...
Linking key environmental stressors with the delivery of provisioning ecosystem services in the freshwaters of southern Africa
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
Societies’ growing global footprint is causing a rapid increase in the demand for natural resources (i.e. ecosystem services), while also reducing the capacity of ecosystems to provide them. Freshwater ecosystems contribute ...