What is it about?

This paper reviews the known (pre 2021) literature associated with fish telemetry in Africa for Inland waters. It also details where fish telemetry has be used and how it can be used with context to the continent of Africa.

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Why is it important?

This paper emphasizes the importance of using fish telemetry in various water related sectors, for example, environmental flows, fisheries, biological and ecological studies.


The paper is a great synopsis of fish telemetry studies in Africa, following Hocutt's early work and review from 1996. It also showcases the potential fish telemetry has for improving on knowledge gaps of fishes for the continent of Africa.

Dr. Matthew Burnett
University of KwaZulu-Natal

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This page is a summary of: Fish telemetry in African inland waters and its use in management: a review, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, March 2021, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s11160-021-09650-2.
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