Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of SA

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A Field Guide to Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Southern Africa

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A Field Guide to Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Southern Africa
This book is a field guide to the commonly encountered freshwater macroinvertebrates of SA.

It highlights the incredible variation and beauty of freshwater macroinvertebrates.
These play a critical role in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems.

The threat to these organisms is great as their habitats are increasingly threatened. This is either directly by human activities such as mining and agriculture, or by fluctuating water temperatures due to climate change.

Christian hopes that this book will create a greater understanding and interest in these tiny creatures and that there will be better care, enthusiasm and conservation of them.

Christian Fry - ISBN 9781431431052 - 2022

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About the Author

Christian Fry is a registered natural scientist in the field of freshwater ecology.
The development of his interest in freshwater systems began in childhood, having grown up on a farm with the Elands River running through it.

Christian Fry obtained a cum laude in his master’s degree in aquatic health through the University of Johannesburg and Danish Technical University.
Over the past six years as a practicing freshwater ecologist, Christian has completed freshwater studies across Africa. This includes Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Tanzania and Mozambique as well as back home across South Africa.

Combining his passion for freshwater life and his keen interest in photography, Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of SA has been compiled over the last four years.

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Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of SA