Three essays have been scheduled for the year.

When referencing pay attention to the problems of plagiarism (see Rhodes policy on plagiarism available from the RU website or in the document).

The maximum length for an Ichthyology II essay is 1200 words (approximately 4 pages of double spaced, 12pt Times Roman typed text).

References must be in format of African Journal of Marine Science.


The essay topics and deadline dates are:

Friday 29th March - Lecturer: Tony Booth

How fish utilise vortices when swimming


Friday 23rd May - Lecturer: Cliff Jones

Filial cannibalism in poeciliids


Friday 29th August - Lecturer: Pete Britz

What are the expected responses of Southern African Marine Fish stocks to climate change? Discuss with reference to the life history styles and ecological requirements of selected commercial marine species.

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