Pretoria – Postgraduate students are herewith invited to apply to attend a training workshop on marine parasite diversity in southern Africa and its application in fisheries management.

The workshop will be offered by the University of Cape Town on 29 & 30 August 2019. Limited scholarships are available to cover accomodation only and participation is limited – applications should include a letter of motivation.

Topics to be covered include methods for collecting and identifying different parasite phyla, applying the parasite biological tag approach, and statistical approaches to analyse parasite communities as indicators of host fish population movement and stock structure. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to cecile.reed@uct.ac.za by 30 July 2019. See brochure below.

Marine parasite diversity in southern Africa and its application in fisheries management