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Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa

Lynnette F. Jackson

Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa

by Lynnette F. Jackson

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Published by Oceanographic Research Institute in Durban, Republic of South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Intertidal ecology -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 30-32.

      Statementby Lynnette F. Jackson.
      SeriesInvestigational report / South African Association for Marine Biological Research, Oceanographic Research Institute ;, no. 46, Investigational report (Oceanographic Research Institute (South Africa)) ;, no. 46.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC1 .D854 no. 46, QH195.S6 .D854 no. 46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2567861M
      ISBN 100869890212
      LC Control Number85110001

      A Study of Certain Aspects of the Ecology of the Inter-Tidal Zone of the New South Wales Coast paper is the result of an ecological study pursued for several years and extending over the entire length of the New South Wales coast. It is not a systematic investigation of one limited locality, but an attempt to analyse basically a long Cited by: Assessment of the alien marine intertidal invertebrates in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, South Africa December Thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Masters of Science in Conservation Ecology and Entomology at Stellenbosch University Supervisor: Michael John Samways Faculty of Agriculture.

      ASPECTS OF ESTUARINE INTERTIDAL ECOLOGY OF JUVENILE STRIPED MULLET, MUGIL CEPHALUS, IN HAWAlII PETER F. MAJOR2 ABSTRAcr Behavior and distribution ofschools ofyoung striped mullet, MugU cephalus, were examined in the field and laboratory. Prejuvenile fish approximately 20 mm standard length leave the open ocean to. Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Ecology and Conservation of Estuarine Ecosystems - edited by Renzo Perissinotto.

      The intertidal zone, which lies between the high and low tide marks on the shores of the world’s oceans, is a sensitive indicator of the effects of climate variability and climate change on marine species. We examined the effects of long-term temperature changes on the population biology of dominant species in intertidal areas and forecast. INTERTIDAL ZONES (ROCKY COASTS) Environmental Conditions The Ecosystem Organisms in the intertidal zone are adapted to an environment of harsh extremes. Water is available regularly with the tides but varies from freshwater with rain to highly saline and dry salt with drying.


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Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa by Lynnette F. Jackson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa. [Lynnette F Jackson].

Intertidal ecology is the study of intertidal ecosystems, where organisms live between the low and high tide lines. At low tide, the intertidal is exposed whereas at high tide, the intertidal is underwater.

Intertidal ecologists therefore study the interactions between intertidal organisms and their environment, as well as between different species of intertidal organisms within a. Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa.

46, Durban, South Africa, Oceanographic Research Institute. South African Association for Marine Biological Research. gradient of intertidal primary production was found.

The west coast exhibits significantly higher'levels of primary production than the south and east coast. Nutrient concentrations in intertidal waters parallels in-situ primary production. It is concluded that nutrients are responsible for the levels of in-situ intertidal primary production.

The rocky intertidal region can be divided into four vertical zones. These zones are based on height and tidal influence. These four zones include from the highest to the lowest: the splash zone, the high intertidal zone, the mid-intertidal zone, and the low intertidal zone.

The splash or spray zone is the highest and driest area. This File Size: KB. The structure of rocky intertidal communities may be influenced by large-scale patterns of productivity. In this study we examine the in situ rates of production by intertidal epilithic microalgae (chlorophyll a production per unit area per month), intertidal nutrient concentrations (nitrates, nitrites, phosphates and silicates), and standing stocks of different Cited by: Gradients of intertidal primary productivity around the coast of South Africa and their relationships with consumer biomass Received: 2 September / Accepted: 1 December Abstract The structure of rocky intertidal communities Off the south-east coast, chlorophyll concentrations are an order of mag.

ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF INTERTIDAL CORALS ALONG THE EAST COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA: COPING IN MARGINAL HABITATS by Kaylee Pam Smit Submitted in fulfillment of the academic requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE In the School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal February   The intertidal seaweed flora of Isipingo Beach, Natal, is described.

Isipingo Beach lies on the sub-tropical east coast of southern Africa and is the only east coast locality studied in detail by pioneering biogeographers. A total of species (37 chlorophytes, 26 phaeophytes and rhodophytes) are recorded.

A phycogeographical analysis of species with sufficiently Cited by: Excerpt from The Ecology of Intertidal Oyster Reefs of the South Atlantic Coast: A Community Profile This profile provides a handy refer ence which synthesizes the voluminous sci entific literature on oysters and focuses on aspects of the less-studied oyster reef community.

The profile also points out some of the many deficiencies in the cur Author: Leonard N. Bahr. Two Oceans Aquarium Vol. Manual Module 2 – THE TWO OCEANS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA 3 Quick review 1. Which two oceans are found off South Africa’s coast a) Pacific b) Indian c) Atlantic d) Southern 2.

The temperature of the water off the South Coast is: a) °C b) °C c) °C Size: KB. Ecology. Intertidal zonation. Most studies of intertidal seaweed communities on the south coast are general descriptions that focus on zonation patterns.

Zonation schemes for seaweeds and animals on south coast rocky shores (Brown & Jarman ; Branch & Branch ) are based on the pioneering studies of Stephenson () and Stephenson.

In southern Africa, recruitment of mussels is most intense on the West Coast, diminishes on the South Coast, and is lowest on the East Coast (Reaugh-Flower et al. The functional role of the intertidal oyster reef community in the southeastern Atlantic coastal zone is described.

This description is based on a compilation of published data, as well as some unpublished information presented as hypotheses. The profile is organized in a hierarchical manner, such that relevant details of reef oyster biology (autecology) are presented, followed.

PDF | Intertidal zones of Karnataka coast varied one region to another region due to rocky shore, sandy shore, creeks, estuary etc. Documentation of the | Find, read and cite all the research. The South African coast is powerfully affected by the eutrophic Benguela (west coast) and the oligotrophic Agulhas (east-south coasts) current systems (McQuaid and Payne, ), implying biogeographic differences in the quality of nutrient and food resources available to intertidal organisms.

We tested the hypothesis of regional differences in Cited by: concentrations were recorded around the South African coast, values being highest on the west coast, intermedi-ate on the south and lowest on the east coast.

Primary production by intertidal epilithic microalgae was corre-lated with nutrient availability and could also be related to nearshore phytoplankton production. The dominance. JACKSON, L. Aspects of the intertidal ecology of the east coast of South Africa.

46, Durban, South Africa, Oceanographic Research Institute. South African Association for Marine Biological Research. ROBINSON, G.A. The Tsitsikamma Coastal National Park, South Africa.

Biological Conservation 2, Dense populations of patellid limpets characterize the mid— to low—intertidal communities of the southwestern rocky shores of South Africa. Patella argenvillei and P. granatina reach average densities up to /m 2, representing in some cases °10—13 kg/m 2 of whole wet biomass, and attain size up to —mm shell by: Over the last three hundred years or so we have seen the formalization of science and this of course has touched intertidal ecology.

Linnaeus classified specimens collected from the seashore and many common species (Patella vulgata L., Mytilus edulis L., Littorina littorea (L.)) bear his imprint because he formally described, named and /5(3).

Exploitation of rocky intertidal marine resources in South Africa Implications for the conservation of boulder shores Vera R. K. Liebau1 Supervisor: Professor Charles Griffiths2 February 11th Minor Dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree ofFile Size: 1MB.The intertidal flora and fauna of the west coast of South Africa are biogeographically distinct from South Africa’s south and east coast species (Bustamante and Branch,Sink et al., ).Emanuel et al.

() divided the West Coast of southern Africa into two separate cool-temperate provinces, the Namaqua and Namib provinces, with a division near by: selected estuaries on the east coast of South Africa and to represent their dynamics through ecosystem models.

The responses of water column nutrients, plankton density and biomass to inlet phase changes for 16 temporarily open/closed estuaries (TOCEs) in South Africa were first determined.

This analysis.