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Day, John H.; Morgans, J.F.C. (1956). The Ecology of South African estuaries. Part 7. The Biology of Durban Bay. Annals of the Natal Museum. 13(3): 259-312, plate IV.
Day, John H.; Morgans, J.F.C.
The Ecology of South African estuaries. Part 7. The Biology of Durban Bay.
Annals of the Natal Museum
13(3): 259-312, plate IV
(30.viii.1956). Digitisation was online at journal but is currently (2017) absent
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1. This is the first ecological survey of a sheltered South African bay that has been published. The physical conditions of the environment are described and the distribution of the common species is given in relation to substratum type and tidal level. A list showing the present distribution and comparative abundance of all species identified from Durban Bay is given in the appendix.
2. The fishes are dealt with in some detail. The distribution, feeding habits, size at maturity and an estimate of the breeding season of the more important species is given.
3. There have been many reports that the fauna and particularly the fish and penacid prawn population has declined over the years; an attempt is made in this paper to assess the effects of harbour development, pollution, oiling, poaching and bait gathering.
4. Finally the ecology of this sheltered bay is compared with that of neighbouring surf-beaten shores and estuaries in order to bring out the important characteristics of all three environments.
5. The work has taken a party of biologists over two years to complete; it has been financed by the Natal Provincial Council and the South African Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Indian Ocean (without specifications)
Indian Ocean, Western
South Africa
Southern Africa
Southern Indian Ocean
West Indian Ocean
Fauna and Flora, Faunistic inventories, Checklists, Catalogues
Spacial and ecological distribution, Zonation, Microdistribution
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South Africa (country) for Ancistrosyllis McIntosh, 1878 
South Africa (country) for Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854 
South Africa (country) for Clytia gracilis (Sars, 1851) 
South Africa (country) for Conchoderma virgata (Spengler, 1790) 
South Africa (country) for Corymorpha M. Sars, 1835 
South Africa (country) for Dodecaceria Örsted, 1843 
South Africa (country) for Eunice australis Quatrefages, 1866 
South Africa (country) for Glycera convoluta Keferstein, 1862 
South Africa (country) for Halecium Oken, 1815 
South Africa (country) for Hebella scandens (Bale, 1888) 
South Africa (country) for Hydroides norvegicus Gunnerus, 1768  (inaccurate)
South Africa (country) for Laeonereis Hartman, 1945 
South Africa (country) for Lepas anatifera Linnaeus, 1758  (doubtful)
South Africa (country) for Loimia medusa (Savigny, 1822) 
South Africa (country) for Lumbrineris inflata Moore, 1911 
South Africa (country) for Nereis (Neanthes) succinea Leuckart, 1847 
South Africa (country) for Obelia dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) 
South Africa (country) for Owenia fusiformis Delle Chiaje, 1844 
South Africa (country) for Phascolion strombi (Montagu, 1804)  (doubtful)
South Africa (country) for Phyllodoce castanea (Marenzeller, 1879) 
South Africa (country) for Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833) 
South Africa (country) for Plumularia setacea (Linnaeus, 1758) 
South Africa (country) for Polydora caeca (Örsted, 1843) 
South Africa (country) for Potamilla torelli (Malmgren, 1866) 
South Africa (country) for Prionospio sexoculata Augener, 1918 
South Africa (country) for Protula tubularia (Montagu, 1803) 
South Africa (country) for Serpula vermicularis Linnaeus, 1767 
South Africa (country) for Siphonosoma australe (Keferstein, 1865) 
South Africa (country) for Spiochaetopterus typicus M Sars, 1856 
South Africa (country) for Syllis armillaris (O.F. Müller, 1776) 
South Africa (country) for Syllis spongicola Grube, 1855 
South Africa (country) for Syllis variegata Grube, 1860 
South Africa (country) for Thalassema Pallas, 1774 

Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]


Occurs throughout the Mediterranean Sea and along the Atlantic Iberian and French coast in intertidal and shallow ... [details]


Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. (Fauvel,1953). [details]


Spelled as D. nigromaculata by Macnae&Kalk,1958. [details]


Pasya quadridentata in Kalk (1958). [details]

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