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First record of an introduction of the giant pangasius, Pangasius sanitwongsei Smith 1931, into an African river
(African Zoology, 2013-10)
A catfish captured in the Breede River (33°56’41.6”S, 20°4’45.6”E) in South Africa was identified using morphological and genetic techniques as the giant pangasius, Pangasius sanitwongsei Smith 1931, a new record for South ...
Using a unified invasion framework to characterize Africa’s first loricariid catfish invasion
This paper presents evidence of establishment of a loricariid population in the Nseleni River in South Africa and uses a unified framework to determine its invasion stage. Specimens were identified morphologically as ...
Population dynamics of the invasive Gambusia affinis in irrigation impoundments of the Sundays River valley, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
(Water Research Comission, 2013)
The alien invasive Gambusia affinis is one of the most widely introduced fish species on the planet, and has established in freshwater ecosystems across South Africa. The invasion ecology and, in particular, the population ...
Introduction, establishment and spread of the Southern mouthbrooder Pseudocrenilabrus philander in the Baakens River, Eastern Cape, South Africa: short communication.
(Southern African Wildlife Management Association, 2015)
This paper provides evidence for the extralimital establishment and spread of Pseudocrenilabrus philander in the Baakens River, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Since the first occurrence record at a single locality in 1994 ...
Evaluating invasion risk for freshwater fishes in South Africa
Background: South Africa, as a signatory of the Convention on Biological Diversity, has an obligation to identify, prioritise and manage invasive species and their introduction pathways. However, this requires knowledge ...
A review of Clarias gariepinus invasions in Brazil and South Africa
(The Fisheries Society of the British Isles, 2016)
African sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus is native to most of Africa and small parts of Asia, but has been introduced to 37 countries mainly for aquaculture. This review of introductions, establishment, spread and ...