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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 ...
Effect of an intensive mechanical removal effort on a population of non-native rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss in a South African headwater stream
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2017)
1. Invasions by non‐native species can compromise the conservation value of otherwise pristine headwater streams. While both developed and developing countries recognize this threat, few of the latter have suitable budgets ...
Managing conflicts arising from fisheries enhancements based on non-native fishes in southern Africa.
Southern Africa has a long history of non-native fish introductions for the enhancement of recreational and commercial fisheries, due to a perceived lack of suitable native species. This has resulted in some important ...
Successful mechanical eradication of spotted bass (Micropterus punctulatus (Rafinesque, 1819)) from a South African river
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2019)
1. Following the discovery in 2007 of non‐native spotted bass (Micropterus punctulatus (Rafinesque, 1819)) in the Thee River, Olifants‐Doring River system, Western Cape Province, South Africa, a mechanical removal project ...