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Ongoing Projects

  • Effects of littorinid grazing on algal biomass and biofilm productivity
  • Using GIS to map the large scale distribution of mussel beds
  • Colonization, growth and mortality of early settlers of the brown mussel Perna perna
  • Spatial and temporal variability of larval densities and settlement of Perna perna 
  • South African distribution of the invasive mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis
  • Settlement and growth of the invasive mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis
  • Spatial patchiness and fractal scaling of the within shore distribution of Perna perna
  • Patch dynamics and aggregation in Perna perna and Mytilus galloprovincialis populations
  • Coastal resource utilization in the Eastern Cape
  • Population genetics of Siphonaria spp.
  • Estuarine food webs
  • Using stable isotopes to study the structure of marine food webs
  • Within and among population synchronization of spawning in Perna perna
  • Effects of small scale turbulence on growth in mussels
  • Use of genetic markers to assess mussel larval dispersal

Last Modified :Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:28:35 SAST