Shallow Marine and Coastal Research Infrastructure


Recent Publications

Olisah, C., Rubidge, G., Human, L. R. D., & Adams, J. B. (2024). Investigation of alkyl, aryl, and chlorinated OPFRs in sediments from estuarine systems: Seasonal variation, spatial distribution and ecological risks assessment. Environmental Research, 250, 118465. Cite

Bizani, M., Bornman, T. G., Campbell, E. E., Perissinotto, R., & Deyzel, S. H. P. (2023). Mesozooplankton community responses to a large-scale harmful algal bloom induced by the non-indigenous dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedra. Science of The Total Environment, 860, 161030. Cite
Davies-Coleman, M. T., McPhail, K. L., & Parker-Nance, S. (2023). A Quarter Century of Marine Biodiscovery in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Journal of Natural Products. Cite
Mehta, A., Wynberg, R., Ramcharan-Kotze, C., & Smit, A. J. (2023). Exploring local perceptions around the value of marine biodiversity: the case of kelp in the Western Cape, South Africa. Ecosystems and People, 19(1), 2234499. Cite
Nel, M. A., Adams, J. B., Rubidge, G., & Human, L. R. D. (2023). Heavy metal compartmentalisation in salt marsh and seagrass of the urbanised Swartkops estuary, South Africa. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 192, 115007. Cite
Olisah, C., Rubidge, G., Human, L. R. D., & Adams, J. B. (2023). Tissue distribution, dietary intake and human health risk assessment of organophosphate pesticides in common fish species from South African estuaries. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 186, 114466. Cite
Wasserman, J., Human, L. R. D., & Adams, J. B. (2023). Blue carbon stocks in southern Africa’s Endangered seagrass Zostera capensis. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 284, 108296. Cite
Witkowski, A., Dobosz, R., Płociński, T., Dąbek, P., Zgłobicka, I., Lange-Bertalot, H., Bornman, T. G., Dobrucka, R., Gloc, M., & Kurzydłowski, K. (2023). Chapter 1: Modelling the stiffness of Diploneis species based on geometry of the frustule cut with focussed Ion Beam Technology. In The mathematical biology of Diatoms (p. 18). Scrivener Publishing LLC. Cite

Cotiyane-Pondo, P., & Bornman, T. G. (2021). Environmental Heterogeneity Determines Diatom Colonisation on Artificial Substrata: Implications for Biomonitoring in Coastal Marine Waters. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9. Cite
Flynn, R. F., Bornman, T. G., Burger, J. M., Smith, S., Spence, K. A. M., & Fawcett, S. E. (2021). Summertime productivity and carbon export potential in the Weddell Sea, with a focus on the waters adjacent to Larsen C Ice Shelf. Biogeosciences, 18(22), 6031–6059. Cite
Fonge, B. A., Tabot, P. T., Charleine, D. S., Mambo, F. Q., & Human, L. (2021). Ecophysiological and Anthropogenic Determinants of Phytoplankton Community Structure in Streams Receiving Effluents from the Douala-Bassa Industrial Zone. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology, 24–38. Cite
Juby, R., Bernard, A., & Götz, A. (2021). Day/night patterns of habitat use by dogfish sharks (Squalidae) at photic and subphotic warm-temperate reefs: evidence for diel movements and size- and sex-segregation. African Journal of Marine Science, 43(3), 325–336. Cite
Kalinski, J.-C. J., Krause, R. W. M., Parker-Nance, S., Waterworth, S. C., & Dorrington, R. A. (2021). Unlocking the Diversity of Pyrroloiminoquinones Produced by Latrunculid Sponge Species. Marine Drugs, 19(2), 68. Cite
McCarroll, R. J., Scott, T., King, E. V., Masselink, G., Ciotti, B. J., Cloete, A., Steyn, P.-P., Britz, P., Vine, N. G., Deyzel, S. H. P., Witte, A., & Clark, R. (2021). Modelling regional and local-scale larval seeding strategies for abalone (H. midae) ranching in South Africa. Aquaculture, 540, 736668. Cite
Olisah, C., Rubidge, G., Human, L. R. D., & Adams, J. B. (2021). A translocation analysis of organophosphate pesticides between surface water, sediments and tissues of common reed Phragmites australis. Chemosphere, 284, 131380. Cite
Olisah, C., Human, L. R. D., Rubidge, G., & Adams, J. B. (2021). Organophosphate pesticides sequestered in tissues of a seagrass species – Zostera capensis from a polluted watershed. Journal of Environmental Management, 300, 113657. Cite
Passuni, G., Human, L., Riddick, S., Pattrick, P., Bizani, M., Deyzel, S., Strydom, N., Bornman, T., & Pichegru, L. (2021). Is the largest African penguin colony in South Africa influencing local ocean productivity? African Journal of Marine Science, 43(4), 455–469. Cite
Pattrick, P., Weidberg, N., Goschen, W. S., Jackson, J. M., McQuaid, C. D., & Porri, F. (2021). Larval Fish Assemblage Structure at Coastal Fronts and the Influence of Environmental Variability. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9. Cite
Porri, F., Puccinelli, E., Weidberg, N., & Pattrick, P. (2021). Lack of match between nutrient-enriched marine seafoam and intertidal abundance of long-lived invertebrate larvae. Journal of Sea Research, 170, 102009. Cite
Stirnimann, L., Bornman, T. G., Verheye, H. M., Bachèlery, M.-L., van der Poel, J., & Fawcett, S. E. (2021). Plankton community composition and productivity near the Subantarctic Prince Edward Islands archipelago in autumn. Limnology and Oceanography, 66(12), 4140–4158. Cite
Vorsatz, L. D., Pattrick, P., & Porri, F. (2021). Fine-scale conditions across mangrove microhabitats and larval ontogeny contributes to the thermal physiology of early stage brachyurans (Crustacea: Decapoda). Conservation Physiology, 9(1), coab010. Cite
Vorsatz, L. D., Pattrick, P., & Porri, F. (2021). Ecological scaling in mangroves: The role of microhabitats for the distribution of larval assemblages. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 253, 107318. Cite
Waterworth, S. C., Parker-Nance, S., Kwan, J. C., & Dorrington, R. A. (2021). Comparative Genomics Provides Insight into the Function of Broad-Host Range Sponge Symbionts. MBio, 12(5), e01577-21. Cite

Coppin, R., Rautenbach, C., Ponton, T. J., & Smit, A. J. (2020). Investigating Waves and Temperature as Drivers of Kelp Morphology. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7. Cite
Cotiyane-Pondo, P., Bornman, T. G., Dąbek, P., Witkowski, A., & Smit, A. J. (2020). Austral winter marine epilithic diatoms: Community composition and distribution on intertidal rocky substrate around the coast of South Africa. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 242, 106837. Cite
Dalu, T., Magoro, M. L., Naidoo, L. S., Wasserman, R. J., Human, L. RD., Adams, J. B., Perissinotto, R., Deyzel, S. HP., Wooldridge, T., & Whitfield, A. K. (2020). Microphytobenthos diversity and community structure across different micro-estuaries and micro-outlets: Effects of environmental variables on community structure. Environmental Pollution, 260, 114097. Cite
Human, L., Weitz, R., Allanson, B., & Adams, J. (2020). Nutrient fluxes from sediments pose management challenges for the Knysna Estuary, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 45(1–2), 1–9. Cite
Human, L. R. D., Feijão, E., Cruz de Carvalho, R., Caçador, I., Reis-Santos, P., Fonseca, V., & Duarte, B. (2020). Mediterranean salt marsh sediment metal speciation and bioavailability changes induced by the spreading of non-indigenous Spartina patens. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 243, 106921. Cite
Jury, M. R., & Goschen, W. S. (2020). Physical ocean-atmosphere variability over the shelf of South Africa from reanalysis products. Continental Shelf Research, 202, 104135. Cite
Mayombo, N. A. S., Majewska, R., & Smit, A. J. (2020). An Assessment of the Influence of Host Species, Age, and Thallus Part on Kelp-Associated Diatoms. Diversity, 12(10), 385. Cite
Nel, M. A., Rubidge, G., Adams, J. B., & Human, L. R. D. (2020). Rhizosediments of Salicornia tegetaria Indicate Metal Contamination in the Intertidal Estuary Zone. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 8. Cite
Raw, J., Riddin, T., Wasserman, J., Lehman, T., Bornman, T., & Adams, J. (2020). Salt marsh elevation and responses to future sea-level rise in the Knysna Estuary, South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 45(1–2), 49–64. Cite
Rishworth, G. M., Dodd, C., Perissinotto, R., Bornman, T. G., Adams, J. B., Anderson, C. R., Cawthra, H. C., Dorrington, R. A., du Toit, H., Edworthy, C., Gibb, R.-L. A., Human, L. R. D., Isemonger, E. W., Lemley, D. A., Miranda, N. A. F., Peer, N., Raw, J. L., Smith, A. M., Steyn, P.-P., … Welman, S. (2020). Modern supratidal microbialites fed by groundwater: functional drivers, value and trajectories. Earth-Science Reviews, 210, 103364. Cite
Smit, A. J., Fitchett, J. M., Engelbrecht, F. A., Scholes, R. J., Dzhivhuho, G., & Sweijd, N. A. (2020). Winter Is Coming: A Southern Hemisphere Perspective of the Environmental Drivers of SARS-CoV-2 and the Potential Seasonality of COVID-19. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(16), 5634. Cite
Suaria, G., Achtypi, A., Perold, V., Lee, J. R., Pierucci, A., Bornman, T. G., Aliani, S., & Ryan, P. G. (2020). Microfibers in oceanic surface waters: A global characterization. Science Advances, 6(23), eaay8493. Cite
Sweijd, N. A., & Smit, A. J. (2020). Trends in sea surface temperature and chlorophyll-a in the seven African Large Marine Ecosystems. Environmental Development, 36, 100585. Cite
Wasserman, R. J., Whitfield, A. K., Deyzel, S. H. P., James, N. C., & Hugo, S. (2020). Seagrass (Zostera capensis) bed development as a predictor of size structured abundance for a ubiquitous estuary-dependent marine fish species. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 238, 106694. Cite

Lemley, D. A., Adams, J. B., Bornman, T. G., Campbell, E. E., & Deyzel, S. H. P. (2019). Land-derived inorganic nutrient loading to coastal waters and potential implications for nearshore plankton dynamics. Continental Shelf Research, 174, 1–11. Cite
Magoro, M., Dalu, T., Human, L., Perissinotto, R., Deyzel, S., Wooldridge, T., Adams, J., & Whitfield, A. (2019). Characterisation of selected micro-estuaries and micro-outlets in South Africa using microalgal, zooplanktonic and macrozoobenthic assemblages. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 44(4), 313–327. Cite

Dalu, T., Magoro, M. L., Tonkin, J. D., Human, L. R. D., Perissinotto, R., Deyzel, S. H. P., Adams, J. B., & Whitfield, A. K. (2018). Assessing phytoplankton composition and structure within micro-estuaries and micro-outlets: a community analysis approach. Hydrobiologia, 818(1), 177–191. Cite
Dorrington, R. A., Lombard, A. T., Bornman, T. G., Adams, J. B., Cawthra, H. C., Deyzel, S. H. P., Goschen, W. S., Liu, K., Mahler-Coetzee, J., Matcher, G. F., McQuaid, C., Parker-Nance, S., Paterson, A., Perissinotto, R., Porri, F., Roberts, M., Snow, B., & Vrancken, P. (2018). Working together for our oceans: A marine spatial plan for Algoa Bay, South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 114(3/4), 6–6. Cite
Human, L. R. D., Magoro, M. L., Dalu, T., Perissinotto, R., Whitfield, A. K., Adams, J. B., Deyzel, S. H. P., & Rishworth, G. M. (2018). Natural nutrient enrichment and algal responses in near pristine micro-estuaries and micro-outlets. Science of The Total Environment, 624, 945–954. Cite
Mbandzi, N., Wasserman, R. J., Deyzel, S. H. P., Vine, N. G., & Whitfield, A. K. (2018). River flow, zooplankton and dominant zooplanktivorous fish dynamics in a warm-temperate South African estuary. Journal of Fish Biology, 92(6), 1747–1767. Cite

Waterworth, S. C., Jiwaji, M., Kalinski, J.-C. J., Parker-Nance, S., & Dorrington, R. A. (2017). A Place to Call Home: An Analysis of the Bacterial Communities in Two Tethya rubra Samaai and Gibbons 2005 Populations in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Marine Drugs, 15(4), 95. Cite