William Froneman

SARCHi Research Chair in Marine Biology

Professor of Zoology

 

William Froneman (Professor of Zoology)

Phone: + 27 (0) 46 603 8959
Emailw.froneman@ru.ac.za

Research Interests

Plankton food webs of shallow water ecosystems
Southern Ocean Biology

Students

MSc - Alicea Lubbé 

MSc - Emma Goodes

MSc - Jessica Seath

PhD - Alexia Dievart (MSc, Université de La Réunion)

 

Postdoctoral Fellows 

Abby Gilson (PhD, Queen's University Belfast)

Gabriella Leighton (PhD, University of Cape Town)

Kevin Ma (PhD, Université Laval)

Michelle Caputo

 

Recent publications

Cuthbert RN, Dalu T, Wasserman RJ, Weyl OLF, Froneman PW, Callaghan A,
Coughlan NE, Dick JTA. (2020). Sex demographics alter the effect of habitat structure
on predation by a temporary pond specialist. Hydrobiologia

 

Cuthbert RN, Dalu T, Wasserman RJ, Weyl OLF, Froneman PW, Callaghan A,
Coughlan NE, Dick JTA. (2020). Alternative prey impedes the efficacy of a natural
enemy of mosquitoes. Biological Control 141:

 

Dalu T, Cuthbert RN, Chavalala TL, Froneman PW, Wasserman RJ (2020).
Assessing sediment particle size effects on benthic algal colonisation and total
carbohydrate production. Science of the Total Environment
doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136348.

 

Cuthbert RN, Sithangu R, Weyl OLF, Wasserman RJ, Dick JTA, Callaghan A,
Froneman PW, Foord S, Dalu T (2020). Water volume differentially modifies copepod
predatory strengths on two prey types. Limnologia 81: 125747

 

Plon S, Heyns-Veale E, Smale MJ, Froneman PW (2020). Life History paramaters and
diet of Risso’s dolphins, Grampus griseus, from southeastern South Africa. Marine
Mammal Science doi:10.1111/mms.12675

 

Cuthbert RN, Dalu T, Wasserman RJ, Weyl OLF, Froneman PW, Callaghan, Dick
JA (2020). Examining intraspecific multiple predator effects across shifting predator sex
ratios. Basic and Applied Ecology doi.org/10.1016/baae.2020.03.002.

 

Froneman PW, Cuthbert RN (2020). Ratio-independent prey preferences by an
estuarine mysid. Journal of Plankton Research 42: 398-401

 

Cuthbert RN, Dalu T, Wasserman RJ, Weyl OLF, Froneman PW, Callaghan A,
Dick JTA (2020). Inter-population similarities and differences in predation efficiency of
a mosquito natural enemy. Journal of Medical Entomology

 

Caputo M, Bouveroux TB, Froneman PW, Shaanika T, PlonS (2020) Occurrence of
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) off the Wild Coast of South Africa
using photographic identification. Marine Mammal Science DOI:10.1111/mms 12740

 

Caputo M, Elwen S, Grindley T, Kholer SA, Roux J-P, Froneman PW, Kizka JJ
(2021). Dietary plasticity of two coastal dolphin species in the Benguella upwelling
system. Marine Ecology Progress Series 699: 227-240

 

Allison C, Muller C, Childs A-R, Froneman PW, Bailey CA, Potts W (2021). When
cooling is worse than warming: investigations into the thermal tolerance of a endemic
reef fish, Boopsoidea inornata. African Journal of Marine Science 43: 239-249

 

Froneman PW, RN Cuthbert (2022). Habitat complexity alters predator-prey interactions ina shallow water ecosystem. Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

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