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Institute for Coastal and Marine Research

Projects on living resources and food security are focused on studying and developing coastal and marine living resources which are, or can be, utilised as food sources, with the emphasis on sustainabilityIt includes:

  • sustainable utilization of living resources;
  • fisheries and aquaculture;
  • resource economics;
  • legislation and policy;
  • poverty alleviation;
  • sustainable development;
  • governance;
  • common property resource management;
  • adaptive management.

Some specific areas of research activity under this theme include: the SARChI in Food Security; abalone seeding project; Bayworld fish studies; line and pelagic fish biology; mangroves; rocky shore invertebrates; studies of contamination; and other work by the Sustainability Research Unit.


Contact information
Dr Paul-Pierre Steyn
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 504 4873