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Professor Tony Booth

 

Contact Details

t.booth@ru.ac.za

 

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), PhD (Rhodes)

Teaching

Co-ordinates the 2nd year Ichthyology course and teaches courses in anatomy to 2nd year students, population ecology to 3rd year students, and stock assessment at the honours level.

Research

Research interests lie within the broad disciplines of invasion biology, fish ecology, and population dynamics. Species being investigated are both marine and freshwater and range from white sharks to headwater stream minnows.

Publications

In press 

  • Potts, W.M., Henriques, R., Santos, C.V., Munnik, K., Ansorge, I., Dufois, F., Booth, A.J., Kirchner, C., Sauer, W.H.H. & Shaw, P.W. Ocean warming causes a rapid distributional shift and the hybridization of a coastal fish species. Global Change Biolog
  • Parker, D. & Booth, A.J. Aspects of the life history of largespot pompano Trachinotus botla, in South Africa.  Marine and Freshwater Research
  • Wartenberg, R. & Booth, A.J. Video transecting is the most appropriate method of Underwater Visual Census for surveying high-latitude coral reef fishes in the south Western Indian Ocean. Marine Biodiversity

Under review

  • Thornycroft, R.E. & Booth, A.J. Predicting coelacanth, Latimeria chalumnae, distribution using random forests. African Journal of Marine Science
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. Spatial variation in food web structure within lotic and lentic habitats and the trophic niche responses of an invader generalist predator. PLOS One

Published

  • Potts, W.M., Booth, A.J., Richardson, T.J. & Sauer, W.H.H. 2014. Ocean warming affects the distribution and abundance of resident fishes by changing their reproductive scope. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 24: 493-504.
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. 2014. Alternative responses to predation in two headwater stream minnows is reflected in their contrasting diel activity patterns. PLoS ONE 9(4): e93666.
  • Strydom, N.A., Booth, A.J. & McLachlan, A. 2014. Occurrence of larval fishes in a shallow, subtidal bay associated with a temperate rocky shore, Port Alfred, South Africa with notes on temperature related growth of dominant Sparidae. African Journal of Marine Science 36(1): 125-135.
  • Wartenberg, R., Weyl, O.L.F., A. J. Booth & Winker, H. 2013. Life history characteristics of an age-validated established invasive African sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinus, population in a warm-temperate African impoundment. African Journal of Zoology 48: 318-325.
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. An invader within an altered landscape: one catfish, two rivers and an inter-basin water transfer scheme. Regulated Rivers and Management 29: 1131-1146.
  • Parker, D. & Booth, A.J. The tongue-replacing isopod Cymothoa borbonica reduces the growth of largespot pompano Trachinotus botla. Marine Biology 160: 2943-2950.
  • Dicken, M.L., Smale, M.J. & Booth, A.J. 2013. White sharks Carcharodon carcharias,at Bird Island, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 35: 175-182.
  • Zengeya, T., Robertson, M.P., Booth, A.J., Bastos, A.D.S & Chimimba, C.T. 2013. Ecological niche modeling of the invasive potential of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in African river systems: concerns and implications for the conservation of Oreochromis species. Biological Invasions 15: 1507-1521.
  • Parker, D., Booth, A.J. & Mann B.Q. 2013. A spatio-temporal assessment of the Trachinotus botla shore fishery in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science
  • Booth, A.J., Kadye, W.T., Vu, T. & Wright, M. 2013. Colonisation of artificial substrates by macroinvertebrates within a lentic environment. African Journal of Aquatic Science 38: 175-183.
  • Dicken, M.L. & Booth, A.J. 2013. Surveys of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) off bathing beaches in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Marine and Freshwater Research 64: 530-539.
  • Zengeya, T., Robertson, M.P., Booth, A.J., Bastos, A.D.S & Chimimba, C.T. 2013. A qualitative ecological risk assessment for invasive Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus in a sub-tropical African river system (Limpopo River, South Africa). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23: 51-64.
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. 2013. Movement patterns and habitat selection of invasive African sharptooth catfish. Journal of Zoology 289: 41-51.
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. 2012. Inter-seasonal persistence and size-structuring of two minnow species within headwater streams in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 28: 791-799.
  • Dicken, M.L., Smale, M.J. & Booth, A.J. 2012. Long-term catch and effort trends in Eastern Cape Angling Week competitions. African Journal of Marine Science 34: 259-268.
  • Winker, H., Weyl, O.L.F., Booth, A.J.  & Ellender, B.R. 2012. Life history strategy and population characteristics of an unexploited riverine cyprinid Labeo capensis in the largest impoundment in the Orange River Basin. African Zoology 47: 85-99.
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. 2012. Detecting impacts of invasive non-native sharptooth catfish,Clarias gariepinus, within invaded and non-invaded rivers. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 1997-2015.
  • Kadye, W.T. & Booth, A.J. 2012. Integrating stomach content and stable isotope analyses to elucidate the feeding habits of non-native sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinusBiological Invasions 14:779-795.
  • Thornycroft, R.E. & Booth, A.J. 2012. Computer-aided identification of coelacanths, Latimeria chalumnae, using scale patterns. Marine Biology Research 8: 300-306.
  • Smale, M.J., Booth, A.J., Farquhar, M.R., Meyer, M. & Rochat, L. 2012. Migration and habitat use of formerly captive and wild raggedtooth sharks (Carcharias taurus) on the southeast coast of South Africa. Marine Biology Research 8: 115-128.
  • Nakin, M.D.V., Booth, A.J. & McQuaid, C.D. 2012. Species-specific effects of marine reserves: mortality and growth differ within and among heavily exploited and rarely exploited limpets. Marine Ecology Progress Series 445: 53-63.
  • Stadtlander, T., Weyl, O.L.F. & A.J. Booth, A.J. 2011. Further occurrence of the Asian tapeworm Bothriocephalus acheilognathi in South Africa: Glen Melville Reservoir, Eastern Cape Province. African Journal of Aquatic Science 36: 339-343.
  • Winker, H., Weyl, O.L.F., Booth, A.J. & Ellender, B.R. 2011. Life history and population dynamics of invasive common carp, Cyprinus carpio, in a large turbid African impoundment. Marine and Freshwater Research 62: 1270-1280.
  • Zengeya, T., Booth, A.J., Bastos, A.D.S & Chimimba, C.T. 2011. Trophic interrelationships between the exotic Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and indigenous tilapiine cichlids in a subtropical African river system. Environmental Biology of Fishes 92: 479-489
  • Parkinson, M. & Booth, A.J. 2011. The effect of water turbidity on the foraging success of the river gobyGlossogobius callidusAfrican Journal of Aquatic Science. 36: 213-216.
  • Wartenberg, R., Booth, A.J. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2011. A comparison of three techniques for fluorochrome marking of juvenile Clarias gariepinus otoliths. African Zoology 46:72-77.
  • Booth, A.J., Foulis, A.J. & Smale, M. J. 2011. Age validation, growth, mortality, and demographic modeling of spotted gully shark (Triakis megalopterus) from the southeast coast of South Africa. Fishery Bulletin 109:101–112.
  • Winker, H., Weyl, O.L.F., Booth, A.J. & Ellender, B.R. 2010. Validating and corroborating the growth zone deposition rates in astericus otoliths of common carp Cyprinus carpio L. from South Africa's largest impoundment. Journal of Fish Biology 77: 2210-2228.
  • Booth, A.J., Traas, G.R.L. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2010. Adult African sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinus, population dynamics in a small invaded warm-temperate impoundment. African Zoology 45: 299-308.
  • Booth, A.J. & Khumalo, N. 2010. Age, growth, mortality and reproduction of Marcusenius pongolensis,Oreochromis mossambicus and Schilbe intermedius in an oligotrophic impoundment in Swaziland. African Journal of Ecology 48:481-489.
  • Henninger, T.O., Froneman, P.W., Hodgson, A.N. & Booth, A.J. 2010. Growth and longevity ofExosphaeroma hylocoetes (Isopoda) under varying conditions of salinity and temperature. African Zoology45: 41–51.
  • Winker, H., Ellender, B., Weyl, O. L. F. & Booth, A. J. 2010. Validation of growth zone deposition in otoliths of two large endemic cyprinids in Lake Gariep, South Africa. African Zoology 45: 133-138.
  • Ellender, B.R., Weyl, O.L.F., Winker, H. & Booth, A.J. 2010. Quantifying the annual fish harvest from South Africa’s largest reservoir. Water SA 36: 45-51.
  • Dicken, M.L., Booth, A.J. & Smale, M.J. 2009. Factors affecting recapture rates of raggedtooth sharksCarcharias taurus tagged off the east coast of South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 31: 365-372.
  • Richardson, T.R., Booth, A.J. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2009. Rapid biological assessment of the fishery potential of Xonxa Dam near Queenstown, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science 34: 87-96.
  • Weyl, O.L.F., Stadtlander, T. & Booth, A.J. 2009. Establishment of translocated populations of smallmouth yellowfish, Labeobarbus aeneus (Pisces: Cyprinidae), in lentic and lotic habitats in the Great Fish River system, South Africa. African Zoology 44:93-105
  • Childs, A-R., Booth, A.J., Cowley, P.D., A.J., Potts, W.M., Naesje, T.F., Thorstad, E.B & Økland, F. 2008. Home range of an estuarine-dependent fishery species Pomadasys commersonnii in a South African estuary. Fisheries Management and Ecology 15: 441-448.
  • Rutaisire, J., Levavi-Sivan, B., Nyatia, E. & Booth, A.J. 2008. Juvenile intersexuality in the cyprinid fish Labeo victorianusCybium 32 (2) Suppl.: 232.
  • Weyl, O.L.F. & Booth, A.J. 2008. Validation of annulus formation in otoliths of a temperate population of adult African sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) using fluorochrome marking of wild fish. Journal of Fish Biology 73: 1033-1038.
  • Grandcourt, E., Hecht, T., Booth, A.J. & Robinson, J. 2008. A retrospective stock assessment of the Emperor red snapper, Lutjanus sebae (Cuvier, 1816), on the Seychelles Bank between 1977 and 2006.ICES Journal of Marine Science 65:889-898.
  • Childs, A-R., Cowley, P.D., Naesje, T.F., Booth, A.J., Potts, W.M., Thorstad, E.B & Økland, F. 2008. Estuarine use by spotted grunter Pomadasys commersonnii in a South African estuary, as determined by acoustic telemetry. African Journal of Marine Science 30: 123-132.
  • Booth, A.J. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2008. Retention of T-bar anchor and dart tags by a wild population of African sharptooth catfish, Clarias gariepinusFisheries Research 92: 333-339.
  • Childs, A-R., Cowley, P.D., Naesje, T.F., Booth, A.J., Potts, W.M., Thorstad, E.B & Økland, F. 2008. Do environmental factors influence the movement of an estuarine fish? A case study using acoustic telemetry.Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 78:227-236.
  • Dicken, M.L., Booth, A.J & Smale, M.J. 2008. Estimates of juvenile and adult raggedtooth shark (Carcharias taurus) abundance along the east coast of South Africa. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 621-632.
  • Simon, C. & Booth, A.J. 2007. Population structure and growth of polydorid polychaetes that infest the cultured abalone, Haliotis midaeAfrican Journal of Marine Science 29: 499-509.
  • Dicken, M.L., Smale, M.J., and Booth, A.J. 2007. Spatial and seasonal distribution patterns of juvenile and adult raggedtooth sharks (Carcharias taurus) tagged off the east cost of South Africa. Marine and Freshwater Research 58: 127-134
  • Olyott, L.J.H., Sauer, W.H.H. & Booth, A.J. 2007. Spatial patterns in the biology of the chokka squid,Loligo reynaudii on the Agulhas Bank, South Africa. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. DOI 10.1007/s11160-006-9027-5 (online publication)
  • Scott, L. E. P., Skelton, P. H., Booth, A. J., Verheust, L., Harris, R. & Dooley, J. 2006. Atlas of Southern African Freshwater Fishes. Smithiana Monograph 2.303pp. ISBN: 0868103985
  • Booth, A.J. & Potts. 2006. Estimating gill-net selectivity for Labeo umbratus (Pisces:Cyprinidae) and an evaluation of using fyke-nets as a non-destructive sampling gear in small reservoirs. Fisheries Research79: 202-209.
  • Dicken, M.L. Smale, M.J. & Booth, A.J. 2006. Shark fishing effort and catch of the raggedtooth shark (Carcharias taurus) in the South African competitive shore angling fishery. African Journal of Marine Science 28(3&4): 589-601.
  • Dicken, M.L. Smale, M.J. & Booth, A.J. 2006. Spatial and seasonal distribution patterns of the raggedtooth shark (Carcharias taurus) along the coast of South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 28(3&4): 603-616.
  • Dicken, M.L. Smale, M.J. & Booth, A.J. Preliminary observations of tag shedding, tag reporting, tag wounds and tag biofouling for raggedtooth sharks (Carcharias taurus) tagged off the east coast of South Africa. ICES Journal of Marine Science 63(9): 1640-1648.
  • Fairweather, T.P., van der Lingen, C.D. Booth, A.J., Drapeau, L. & van der Westhuizen, J.J. 2006. Indicators of sustainable fishing for South African sardine (Sardinops sagax) and anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus). African Journal of Marine Science 28(3&4): 661-680.
  • Olyott, L.J.H., Sauer, W.H.H. & Booth, A.J. 2006. Spatio-temporal patterns in maturation of the chokka squid (Loligo vulgaris reynaudii) off the coast of South Africa. ICES Journal of Marine Science 63(9): 1649-1664.
  • Potts, W.M., Booth, A.J., Hecht T. & Andrew, T. 2006. The life history and fishery potential of Labeo umbratus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in five small South African reservoirs. African Journal of Aquatic Science 31(2): 285-295.
  • Potts, W.M., Booth, A.J., Hecht T. & Andrew, T. 2006. Predictor variables for moggel (Labeo umbratus) biomass and production in small South African reservoirs. African Journal of Aquatic Science 31: 107-118.
  • Booth, A.J. & Quinn II, T.J. 2006. A Bayesian approach to stock assessment when abundance indices are questionable. Fisheries Research 80: 169-181.
  • Rutaisire, J., Muwazi, R.T. & Booth, A J. 2006. Ultrastructural description of spermiogenesis and spermatozoa in Labeo victorianus, Boulenger, 1901 (Pisces: Cyprinidae). African Journal of Ecology 44 (1) 102-105.
  • Fairweather, T.P., Booth, A.J., Sauer, W.H.H. & Leslie, R.W. 2006. Spatial analysis of hake-directed fishing activity off the west coast of South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 28(1): 13-24.
  • Lukey, J.R., Booth, A.J. & Froneman, P.W. 2006. Fish population size and movement patterns in a small intermittently open South African estuary. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 67: 10-20.
  • Weyl, O.L.F., Booth, A.J., Mwakiyongo, K. & Banda, M.M. 2005. Per-recruit simulation as a rapid assessment tool for a multi-species small-scale fishery in Lake Malombe, Malawi, Africa. In: Fisheries assessment and management in dat -limited situations. G.H. Kruse, V.F. Gallucci, D.E. Hay, R.I. Perry, R.M. Peterman, T.C. Shirley, P.D. Spencer, B. Wilson & D. Woodby (Eds). University of Alaska Sea Grant Program AK-SG-05-02. pp 235-254.
  • Kanyerere, G.Z., Booth, A.J. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2005. Per-recruit analysis of Diplotaxodon limnothrissa in the southeast arm of Lake Malawi. African Journal of Aquatic Science 30: 151-155.
  • Potts, W.M., Booth, A.J., Hecht T. & Andrew, T. Reproductive biology of a riverine cyprinid, Labeo umbratus (Teleostei:Cyprinidae), in small South African reservoirs. African Journal of Aquatic Science. 30(2): 147-155.
  • Kanyerere,K.Z., Weyl,O.L.F. & Booth, A.J. 2005. Growth, reproduction and population structure ofDiplotaxodon limnothrissa in the southeast arm of Lake Malawi. African Journal of Aquatic Science 30: 37-44.
  • Rutaisire, J., Booth, A.J., Masembe, C., Nyakaana, S. & Muwanika, V.B. 2005. Morphometric and genetic characterisation of two Labeo victorianus populations. African Journal of Zoology 40: 309-317.
  • Maartens, L & Booth, A.J. 2005. Aspects of the reproductive biology of monkfish, Lophius vomerinus, off Namibia. South Africa Journal of Marine Science 27: 325-329.
  • Rutaisire, J & Booth, A.J. 2005. Reproductive biology of ningu Labeo victorianus (Pisces : Cyprinidae) in the Kagera and Sio Rivers, Uganda. Environmental Biology of Fishes 73: 153-162.
  • Beamish, C.A. Booth, A.J. & N. Deacon, N. 2005. Age, growth and reproduction of largemouth bass,Micropterus salmoides, in Lake Manyame, Zimbabwe. African Zoology 40: 63-69.
  • Weyl, O.L.F., Booth, A.J., Mwakiyongo, K.R. & Mandere, D.S. 2005. Management recommendations forCopadichromis chrysonotus (Pisces:Cichlidae) in Lake Malombe, Malawi, based on per-recruit analysis. Fisheries Research 71: 165-173.
  • Rutaisire, J. & Booth A.J. 2004. A histological description of ovarian recrudescence in two populations ofLabeo victorianus populations. African Journal of Aquatic Science 29: 221-228.
  • Booth, A.J. 2004. Spatial statistics and aquatic GIS. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on GIS/Spatial Analysis in the Aquatic Sciences, Brighton. T. Nishida, C.E. Hollingsworth. & P.J. Kailola (Eds). Kurofune Printing, Japan. pp 3-44.
  • Rutaisire, J & Booth, A.J. 2004. Induced ovulation, spawning, egg incubation, and hatching of the cyprinid fish Labeo victorianus in captivity. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 35: 383-391.
  • Rutaisire, J., Booth, A.J., Masembe, C., Nyakaana, S. & Muwanika, V.B. 2004. Evolution of Labeo victorianus predates the Pleistocene desiccation of Lake Victoria: Evidence from mitochondrial DNA sequence variation. South Africa Journal of Science 100: 607-608.
  • Weyl, O.L.F., Kazembe, J., Booth, A.J. & Mandere, D.S. 2004. An assessment of a light-attraction fishery in southern Lake Malawi. African Journal of Aquatic Science 29: 1- 11.
  • Booth, A.J. & Wood, B. 2004. GIS applications in offshore marine fisheries. In: Applications of GIS in fisheries. W.L. Fisher & F.J Rahel (eds). American Fisheries Society. 209-235 pp.
  • Booth, A.J. 2004. Determination of cichlid specific biological reference points. Fisheries Research 67(3):307-316.
  • Booth, A.J & Weyl, O.L.F. 2004. Investigations into a potential directed fishery for Labeo cylindricus in Lake Chicamba, Mozambique. African Zoology 39: 77-90.
  • Rutaisire, J., Muwazi, R.T. & Booth, A.J. 2003. The structure and cytology of the testes of Labeo victorianus (Pisces: Cyprinidae). African Zoology 38: 119-126.
  • Simon, C.A., Kaiser, H., Booth, A.J. & Britz, P.J. 2002. The effect of diet and live host presence on the growth and reproduction of Terebrasabella heterouncinata (Polychaeta: Sabellidae). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 41:277-286.
  • Maartens, L. & Booth, A.J. 2001 Assessment of the Lophius vomerinus resource off Namibian waters. In A decade of Namibian fisheries science. A.I.L. Payne, S.C. Pillar and R.J.M. Crawford (Eds). South African Journal of Marine Science. 23: 275-290.
  • Maartens, L. & Booth, A.J. 2001 Quantifying monkfish, Lophius vomerinus and L. vaillanti, catch and effort in Namibian waters. In A decade of Namibian fisheries science. A.I.L. Payne, S.C. Pillar and R.J.M. Crawford (Eds). South African Journal of Marine Science. 23: 291-306.
  • Booth, A.J. & McKinlay, B.W. 2001. Spatial aspects to the reproductive and feeding biology of the striped robber Brycinus lateralis (Pisces: Characidae) inhabiting the Okavango Delta, Botswana. African Zoology 36(1): 31-40.
  • Booth, A.J. 2001. Are fisheries geographical information systems merely glorified mapping tools? In Proceedings of the First Symposium of GIS in Fishery Science. T. Nishida, C.E. Hollingworth & P.J. Kailola (Eds.) Kurofune Printing, Japan. pp 366-378.
  • Sampson, M.R., Britz, P.J., Booth, A.J. & Anderson, R. 2001. Comparison of manual and RS/GIS methods of assessing of kelp biomass off the Northern Cape coast of Southern Africa. pp 157-166. (Ed. T. Nishida, C.E. Hollingworth & P.J. Kailola). In Proceedings of the First Symposium of GIS in Fishery Science. Kurofune Printing, Japan.
  • Nishida, T. and Booth, A.J. 2000. Recent methods and approaches using GIS in the spatial analysis of fish populations. In Spatial processes and the management of marine populations. G.H. Kruse, N. Bez, A.J. Booth, M.W. Dorn, S. Hills, R.N. Lipcius, D. Pelletier, C. Roy, S.J. Smith and D. Witherell (Eds). University of Alaska Sea Grant, AK-SG-01-02, Fairbanks. pp19-36.
  • Maree, R.C., Whitfield, A.K. & Booth, A.J. 2000. The effect of water temperature on the biogeography of estuarine fish associated with the subtropical/warm temperature subtraction zone. South African Journal of Science 96: 184-189.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Incorporating the spatial component of fisheries data into stock assessment models. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57: 858-865.
  • Booth, A.J. & Weyl, O.L.F. 2000. Histological validation of gonadal macroscopic staging criteria for Labeo cylindricus (Pisces: Cyprinidae). African Zoology 35: 223-231.
  • Booth, A.J. & Walmsley-Hart, S.A. 2000. On the life history of the redspotted tonguefish Cynoglossus zanzibarensis (Pisces: Cynoglossidae) inhabiting the Agulhas Bank, South Africa. South African Journal of Marine Science 22: 185-197.
  • Scott, L.E.P., Skelton, P.H., Booth, A.J. & Verheust, L. 2000. The development of a GIS atlas of southern African freshwater fish. African Journal of Aquatic Science 25: 43-48.
  • Weyl, O.L.F. & Booth, A.J. 1999. On the life history of a cyprinid fish, Labeo cylindricus. Environmental Biology of Fishes 55: 215-225.
  • Maartens, L., Booth, A.J. & Hecht, T. 1999. Growth of monkfish Lophius vomerinus (Pisces:Lophiidae) from Namibian waters, with a comparison of otolith and illicia methods of ageing. Fisheries Research 44: 139-148.
  • Booth A.J., Brouwer, S.L. & Hecht, T. 1999. Considerations on the feasibility of a directed fishery for panga Pterogymnus laniarius (Pisces: Sparidae). South African Journal of Marine Science 21: 77-89.
  • Booth, A.J. & Punt, A.E. 1998. Evidence for rebuilding in the panga stock on the Agulhas Bank, South Africa. Fisheries Research 34: 103-121.
  • Booth, A.J. & Hecht, T. 1998. Changes within the Eastern Cape demersal inshore trawlfishery from 1967-1995. In Benguela Dynamics: Impacts of Variability on Shelf-sea Environments and their Living Resources. Pillar, S.C., Moloney, C.L., Payne, A.I.L. and F.A. Shillington (Eds). South African Journal of Marine Science 19: 341-353.
  • Booth, A.J. 1998. Spatial analysis of fish distribution and abundance: A GIS approach. In Fisheries Stock assessment models. F. Funk, T.J. Quinn II, J. Heifetz, J.N. Ianelli, J.E. Powers, J.F. Schweigert, P.J. Sullivan and C-I. Zhang. (Eds). Alaska Sea Grant College Program Report No. AK-SG-98-01, University of Alaska Fairbanks. pp 719-740.
  • Booth, A.J. & Isted, E.D. 1997. Comparison of methods used to convert length-frequency data. Fisheries Research 29: 271-276.
  • Marriott, M.S., Booth, A.J. & Skelton, P.H. 1997. Reproductive and feeding biology of the Natal mountain catfish Amphilius natalensis (Siluroidei: Amphiliidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 49: 461-470.
  • Booth, A.J. & Buxton, C.D. 1997. The biology of the panga, Pterogymnus laniarius (Teleostei: Sparidae), on the Agulhas Bank, South Africa. Environmental Biology of Fishes 49: 207-226.
  • Booth A.J. & Hecht, T. 1997. Description of gametogenesis in the panga Pterogymnus laniarius (Pisces: Sparidae) with comments on changes in maturity patterns over the past two decades. South African Journal of Zoology 32(2):49-53.
  • Booth, A.J. & Buxton, C.D. 1997. The management of the panga Pterogymnus laniarius (Pisces: Sparidae) on the Agulhas Bank, South Africa using per-recruit models. Fisheries Research 32: 1-11.
  • Booth, A.J. 1997. On the life-history of the lesser gurnard (Scorpaeniformes: Triglidae) inhabiting the Agulhas Bank, South Africa. Journal of Fish Biology 51: 1155-1173.
  • Booth, A.J. 1996. Microstructure and distribution of epidermal taste-buds on the Natal mountain catfishAmphilius natalensis. South African Journal of Science 92: 495-496.
  • Booth, A.J. 1996. Description of a leucotic morph of the panga fish Pterogymnus laniarius (Perciformes: Sparidae) off South Africa. South African Journal of Science 92: 440-441.
  • Booth, A.J. & Merron, G.S. 1996. The age and growth of the greenhead tilapia Oreochromis macrochir(Pisces:Cichlidae) from the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Hydrobiologia 321: 29-34.
  • Booth, A.J., Merron, G.S. & Buxton, C.D. 1995. The growth of Oreochromis andersonii (Pisces:Cichlidae) from the Okavango Delta, Botswana, and a comparison of the scale and otolith methods of ageing. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 43: 171-178.

Book reviews

  • Booth, A.J. 2005. Book review of Marine Reserves: a guide to science, design and use. Marine Reserves: A Guide to Science, Design, and Use By Jack Sobel and Craig Dahlgren (2004). African Journal of Aquatic Science 30 (2): 215-216.

Other scientific articles (some but not all are peer-reviewed)

  • Kanyerere, G.Z. & Booth, A.J. 2001. Spatial and temporal distribution of some commercially important fish species in the southeast arm of Lake Malawi: A Geostatistical Analysis. In Proceedings of the Lake Malawi Fisheries Management Symposium, 4th – 9th June 2001, Lilongwe. O.L.F. Weyl and M.V. Weyl (eds), pp 173-188.
  • Booth, A.J. 2001. Determination of biological reference points for Lake Malawi cichlids. In Proceedings of the Lake Malawi Fisheries Management Symposium, 4th – 9th June 2001, Lilongwe. O.L.F. Weyl and M.V. Weyl (eds). pp 248-260.
  • Booth, A.[J], Charau, A, Cochrane, K.[L]., Die, D., Hackett, A., Lárez, A., Maison, D., Marcano, .A., Phillips, T., Soomai, S., Souza, R., Wiggins, S., and Ijspol, M. 2001. Regional Assessment of the Brazil-Guianas groundfish fisheries. Regional reviews and national management reports. Forth workshop on the assessment and management of shrimp and groundfish fisheries on the Brazil-Guianas shelf, Cumaná, Venezuela, 2-13 October 2000. FAO Fisheries Report No. 651. pp22-34.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Development of a multispecies-multigear per-recruit model that incorporates parameter variability. In Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission (WECAFC) - Report of the third Workshop on the Assessment of Shrimp and Groundfish Fisheries on the Brazil-Guianas Shelf. FAO Fisheries Report No. 628. 241pp.
  • Booth, A.J., Cochrane, K.L. and Hackett, A. 2000. The application of a multispecies multigear per-recruit model that incorporates parameter variability to the shrimp and groundfisheries of Guyana. In Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission (WECAFC) - Report of the third Workshop on the Assessment of Shrimp and Groundfish Fisheries on the Brazil-Guianas Shelf. FAO Fisheries Report No. 628. pp 154-172.
  • Hackett, A., Cochrane, K.L., and Booth, A.J. 2000. Selectivity, growth, mortality and stock assessment of bangamary Macrodon ancylodon and butterfish Nebris microps in Guyana. In Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission (WECAFC) - Report of the third Workshop on the Assessment of Shrimp and Groundfish Fisheries on the Brazil-Guianas Shelf. FAO Fisheries Report No. 628. pp 110-123.
  • Booth, A.J. and Hecht, T. 2000. Utilisation of South Africa's living marine resources. In: Summary Marine Biodiversity Status Report for South Africa. Durham, B.D. & Pauw, J.C. (eds). National Research Foundation, South Africa. pp 57-67.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Dageraad (Chrysoblephus cristiceps). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 134-136.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Red stumpnose (Chrysoblephus gibbiceps). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 137-138.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Red roman (Chrysoblephus laticeps). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 139-141
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Poenskop (Cymatoceps nasutus). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 145-146.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Blue hottentot (Pachymetopon aeneum). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 160-161
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Bronze bream (Pachymetopon grande). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 164-165
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Red steenbras (Petrus rupestris). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 168-169.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. Panga (Pterogymnus laniarius). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 178-179.
  • Booth, A.J. 2000. White musselcracker (Sparodon durbanensis). In South African Marine Linefish status reports. Mann, B.Q. (Ed). Special Publication Oceanographic Research Institute 7: 189-190.
  • Booth, A.J. & Sauer, W.H.H. 1999. Steps towards the development of alternative stock assessment models for the linefish in South Africa. In Proceedings of the third southern African marine linefish symposium, Arniston 28 April – 1 May 1999. B.Q. Mann (ed.). pp 121-125.
  • Sauer, H.H., Wilke, C.G., Griffiths, M.H., Mann, B.Q., Booth, A.J. & Brouwer, S.L. 1999.The South African boat based linefishery - the last bend at the end of the road? In Proceedings of the third southern African marine linefish symposium, Arniston 28 April – 1 May 1999. B.Q. Mann (ed.). pp 112-115.
  • Booth, A.J. 1998. An introduction to age-structured production modeling. Report on the FAO/DANIDA High-Level Course on Age-Based Fish Stock Assessment. GCP/INT/575/DEN pp. 19-47

Scientific reports and assessments

  • Booth, A.J., Sauer, W.H.H. and Cohen, M. 1999. Algoa Bay Management Plan. December 1999. 74 pp.
  • W.H.H. Sauer & Booth, A.J. 1998. Assessment of the impacts of the Coega harbour on fishing activities, estuaries and phytoplankton production in Algoa Bay. Unpublished Environmental Impact Assessment submitted to the Coega IDZ in January 1998. 92pp.

Popular articles

  • Booth, A.J. 1996. Panga - a new directed fishery? SA Commercial Marine December 1996 - February 1997. pp 6-7.

THESES (CO-)SUPERVISED

Completed
PhD

  • Tsungai Zengeya - Invasive Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Limpopo River System, South Africa: conservation implications (2012)
  • Wilbert Kadye - Assessing the impacts of invasive non-native sharptooth catfish Clarias gariepinus (2012)
  • Henning Winker - Post-impoundment population dynamics of non-native common carp Cyprinus carpio in relation to two large native cyprinids in Lake Gariep, South Africa (2011)
  • Matt Dicken – Population dynamics of the raggedtooth shark (Carcharius taurus) along the east coast of South Africa (2006)
  • Warren Potts – Towards the development of species-specific production models for small-water bodies in southern Africa (2004)
  • Justus Rutaisire – Reproductive biology and artificial breeding of Labeo victorianus in Lake Victoria, Uganda (2003)
  • Lima Maartens – An assessment of the monkfish resource off Namibia (2000)

MSc

  • Adrian Hewitt - Demographics of a seasonal aggregation of white sharks at Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa (registered at UCT, 2014)
  • Matt Parkinson - Contributions of inshore and offshore sources of primary production to the foodweb, and the trophic connectivity between various habitats along a depth-gradient, in Sodwana bay, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, with distinction (2013)
  • Rose Thornycroft - Videographic analysis of coelacanths and their habitat in Sodwana Bay (2012)
  • Reese Wartenberg - On the underwater video census of Western Indian Ocean coral reef fishes, with distinction (2012)
  • Denham Parker - The life history and fishery assessment of largespot pompano,Trachinotus botla, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2012)
  • Graham Traas The conservation and management of freshwater fishes in the Greater Addo Elephant National Park (2009)
  • Amanda Northrop – Importance of various data sources in deterministic stock assessment models (2007)
  • Charlene Da Silva – Status and prognosis of the smoothhound shark (Mustelus mustelus) fishery in the southeastern and southwestern Cape coasts, South Africa (2007)
  • James Lukey – Population dynamics in the Grant's Valley estuary, Eastern Cape (2006)
  • Amber Childs - Movement patterns of spotted grunter Pomadasys commersonnii (Haemulidae), in a highly turbid South African Estuary, with distinction (2006)
  • Nokuthula Khumalo - The fisheries potential of Marcusensis pongolensisOreochromis mossambicus andSchilbe intermedius in Mnjoli Dam, Swaziland (2006)
  • Geoffrey Kanyerere - Age, growth and yield-per-recruit of Diplotaxodon limnothrissa in the south-east arm of Lake Malawi, with distinction (2003)
  • Len Olyott – An investigation into aspects of chokka squid Loligo vulgaris reynaudii biology on the south east coast of South Africa, with distinction (2002)
  • Mark Sampson – Modelling the distribution and abundance of several demersal fish species on the Agulhas Bank, South Africa (2002)
  • Tracey Fairweather – An analysis of the trawl and longline fisheries for Merluccius capensis off the west coast of South Africa, with distinction (2001)
  • Lucy Scott – The development of a Geographic Informations Systems based atlas of southern African freshwater fish, and its application to biogeographic analysis, with distinction (2000)

Under supervision

PhD

  • Matt Parkinson - Movement patterns of kob, Argyrosomus coronus, in southern Angola

 

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