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New horizons for AER !

In July 2018, Dr. Gordon O’Brien took up the post of a the Senior Lecturer in Ecology within the School of Biology and Environmental Sciences (SBES) at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP). The UMP has only recently been established (2013) with the commitment to develop as an African university providing leadership in knowledge creation and […]

Sea to Source 2.0 : connecting fish, rivers and people !

The new Sea to Source 2.0 book is out and our team has been involved in it ! Matthew and Gordon talk about yellowfish and free flowing rivers in South Africa. The electronic version of the book can be downloaded for free as a low resolution PDF file.

Key ouput 2017 : Tag retention in the African tigerfish !

This paper was published as part of Francois Jacobs PhD thesis. Francois is a former AER student who graduated in 2018. Jacobs, F. J., Weyl, O. L. F., Libala, N. S., O’Brien, G. C., & Downs, C. T. (2017). Retention of plastic-tipped dart tags in African tigerfish Hydrocynus vittatus. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 42(3), […]