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Biodiversity & Conservation Biology


The department of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology is active in the following research areas: jelly fish; education studies; endangered species conservation; landscape ecology and GIS; marine biology; plant ecophysiology; restoration ecology; sustainable livelihoods; taxonomy and systematics; traditional plant use.

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  • Chromista 
    Maneveldt, Gavin; Keats, Derek (Wiley Online, 2003)
    As a group, the chromists show a diverse range of forms from tiny unicellular, flagellates to the large brown algae known as kelp. Molecular studies have confirmed the inclusion of certain organisms once considered Fungi, ...
  • Chromista 
    Sym, Stuart D.; Maneveldt, Gavin (Wiley Online, 2011)
    The concept of chromists, at its most expansive, includes the heterokonts (stramenopiles), alveolates, rhizarians, heliozoans, telonemians, haptophytes and cryptophytes. There is mounting evidence that this grouping is not ...
  • Maneveldt, Gavin; Moore, R.; Day, J.; Reid, J. (SANCOR, 2008)
    This newsletter has criteria for the development of a popular article.
  • Maneveldt, Gavin (Field Guides Association of Southern Africa, 2010)
    Imagine surviving in an environment that is neither truly marine nor truly terrestrial. That area just beyond the low-water mark of neap tides along the seashore is an example of just such an environment. The organisms ...
  • Amado-Filho, Gilberto M.; Maneveldt, Gavin; Manso, R.C.C.; Marins-Rosa, B.V.; Pacheco, M.R.; Guimarães, S.M.P.B. (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, 2007)
    Rhodoliths are one of the most extensive benthic communities of the Brazilian continental shelf, but their structure is poorly known. The richest marine flora of Brazil’s coastal zone is found in Espírito Santo State and ...