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South African Insitute for Aquatic Biodiversity


Somerset Street, Makhanda (Grahamstown), 6139, South Africa

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Research institute


Marine research, Biodiversity, Fish


SAIAB serves as a major scientific resource for knowledge and understanding the biodiversity and functioning of globally significant aquatic ecosystems. SAIAB’s science focuses on the full spectrum of aquatic environments: from marine offshore to continental freshwater catchments. Research covers ecology and conservation biology that links biodiversity at molecular and organism levels with the environment and genetic and species diversity.

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