PhD Rhodes University (1996)
Professor of Zoology and Head of Department, Zoology and Entomology
'phone +27 46 603 8533
Fax +27 46 622-8959
Royal Society of South Africa
South African Society for Aquatic Scientists
Academy of Science of South Africa
Miss Z Nolte (MSc)
Miss N d’souza (MSc)
Mr R Daly (PhD)
Mr G Tweddle (PhD)
Dr TO Henninger
Dr EL Allan
Dr KS Bernard
Miss S Ambrose (MSc)
Miss E Heyns (MSc)
Miss I Vermeulen (MSc)
Mr L Dali (MSc)
Some recent publications
Froneman PW, Blake J, Hulley P (2011). Aspects of the biology and population dynamics of pisciverous birds in a small temporarily open/closed Eastern Cape estuary. African Journal of Aquatic Science 36: 101-107.
Matcher GF, Dorrington RA, Henninger TO, Froneman PW (2011). Insights into the bacterial diversity in a freshwater deprived permanently open Eastern Cape estuary using 16S rRNA pyrosequencing analysis. Water SA 37: 381-390.
De Almeida L, Froneman PW, Pletschke BI (2011) Optimization of a CYP1A mediated EROD assay in the Cape hake species, Merluccius capensis and Merluccius paradoxus (Pisces). Enzyme Research 2011, ID 108395, pp 8.
Henninger TO, Froneman PW (2011). The macrobenthic community structure in the littoral zone of a permanently open freshwater deprived southern African estuary. African Journal of Zoology 46: 263-279.
Ambrose S, Froneman PW, Smale MJ, Plon S (2011). Diet of long- beaked common dolphins (Delphinus capensis) incidentally caught in anti-shark nets off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Proceedings of the 24th European Cetacean Society Conference, Strasland, Germany 22-24 March 2010. Pp 1-5
Schapira M, McQuaid CD, Froneman PW (2012). Metabolism of free-living and attached prokaryotes: consequences for carbon flux around a Southern Ocean archipelago. Journal of Marine Systems 90: 58-66.
Whitfield AK, Bate GC, Adams JB, Cowley PD, Froneman PW, Gama PT, Strydom NA, Taljaard S, Theron AK, Turpie JK, Van Niekerk L, Wooldridge TH (2012). A review of the ecology and management of temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa, with particular emphasis on river flow and mouth state as primary drivers of these systems. African Journal of Marine Science 34: 163-180.
Schapira M, McQuaid CD, Froneman PW (2012) Free-living and particle associated prokaryote metabolism in giant kelp forests: implications for carbon flux in a sub-Antarctic coastal area. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 106: 69-79.
Plon S, Albrecht, Cliff G, Froneman PW (2012). Organ weights of three dolphin species from South Africa: implications for ecological adaptation? Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 12(2) 265-276.