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    • The conservation condition of the unprotected Okavango Delta, Botswana 

      West, Deirdre Theresa (University of the Free State, 2010-01)
      English: The Okavango River lies within the semi-arid Kalahari Desert of southern Africa and is an extremely important source of food and water. This river ends in an inland delta in Botswana which supports the livelihoods ...
    • Parasite induced behavioural changes in fish 

      Grobbelaar, Andri (University of the Free State, 2011-05)
      English: Numerous studies have been conducted on the hypothesis of parasites influencing the behaviour of their hosts. Many authors have been bias in trying to prove that this is a form of manipulation and that parasites ...
    • Parasites of Barbus species (Cyprinidae) of southern Africa 

      Swanepoel, Pieter Johannes (University of the Free State, 2015-07)
      English: The fish family Cyprinidae is represented by eight genera and 80 species in southern African rivers, consisting of a few large fish genera of the genus Labeo Ruppëll, 1836 and the yellow fish species Labeobarbus ...
    • Phylogeny of the African genus Ergasilus (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) 

      Schlebusch, Ruaan (University of the Free State, 2014-01)
      English: The exactness of species descriptions in taxonomy, taking only morphology into account, has long been debated over. This is evident in the systematics of parasitic copepods that are mostly based on morphological ...
    • Review of African Diplozoidae 

      Möller, Josef-Heinrich (University of the Free State, 2011-01)
      English: The family Diplozoidae Palombi, 1949 comprises host specific worms found on the gills of cyprinid fish. Diplozoids are the only members of the Monogenea characterised by a unique monogamous life style where two ...
    • Review of the African fish Louse genus Dolops (Branchiura) 

      Jansen van Rensburg, Elindi (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: The Aquatic Parasitology Research Group has been doing research on parasites in the Okavango Delta and Panhandle since 1997. Representatives of the Branchiura are present on several different fish hosts in the ...
    • Zooplankton of the Okavango Delta and associated basins in Botswana 

      West, Deirdré Theresa (University of the Free State, 2016-07)
      English: The Okavango Delta, one of the most iconic wetlands on the planet, is the third largest Ramsar site and in 2014 was listed as the 1000th UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is situated in the centre of the Kalahari ...