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Acker, P., Grégoire, A., Rat, M., Spottiswoode, C.N., van Dijk, R.E., Paquet, M., Kaden, J.C., Pradel, R. et al. 2015. Disruptive viability selection on a black plumage trait associated with dominance. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28(11):2027-2041. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Andrés-Sánchez, S., Galbany-Casals, M., Bergmeier, E., Rico, E. & Martínez-Ortega, M.M. 2015. Systematic significance and evolutionary dynamics of the achene twin hairs in Filago (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) and related genera: further evidence of morphological homoplasy. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 301(6):1653-1668. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Ansorge, I.J., Jackson, J.M., Reid, K., Durgadoo, J.V., Swart, S. & Eberenz, S. 2015. Evidence of a southward eddy corridor in the South-West Indian ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 119:69-76. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Azevedo, C.O., Garcia, R., Gobbi, F.T. & Van Noort, S. 2015. Insecta, Hymenoptera, Bethylidae: Range extension and filling gaps in Central African Republic. Check List. 11(2) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Barlow, R.G., Lamont, T., Gibberd, M.-., van den Berg, M. & Britz, K. 2015. Chemotaxonomic investigation of phytoplankton in the shelf ecosystem of the KwaZulu-Natal Bight, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 37(4):467-484. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bartosova-Sojkova, P., Kodádková, A., Pecková, H., Kuchta, R. & Reed, C.C. 2015. Morphology and phylogeny of two new species of Sphaeromyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) from marine fish (Clinidae and Trachichthyidae). Parasitology. 142(5):660-674. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bastian, A. & Jacobs, D.S. 2015. Listening carefully: Increased perceptual acuity for species discrimination in multispecies signalling assemblages. Animal Behaviour. 101:141-154. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bekker, A., Cloete, T.J., Chinsamy-Turan, A., Nurick, G.N. & Kok, S. 2015. Constant strain rate compression of bovine cortical bone on the Split-Hopkinson Pressure Bar. Materials Science and Engineering C. 46:443-449. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bell, N.E., Kariyawasam, I.U., Hedderson, T.A.J. & Hyvönen, J. 2015. Delongia gen. nov., a new genus of Polytrichaceae (Bryophyta) with two disjunct species in East Africa and the Himalaya. Taxon. 64(5):893-910. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bello, A., Stirton, C.H., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Muthama Muasya, A. 2015. Psoralea diturnerae and P. vanberkelae (Psoraleeae, Fabaceae): Two new species restricted to the Core Cape Region of South Africa. PhytoKeys. 44(1):97-107. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bennett, S., Wernberg, T., de Bettignies, T., Kendrick, G.A., Anderson, R.J., Bolton, J.J., Rodgers, K.L., Shears, N.T. et al. 2015. Canopy interactions and physical stress gradients in subtidal communities. Ecology Letters. 18(7):677-686. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bentley, J., Klaassen, E.S. & Bergh, N.G. 2015. Philyrophyllum (Asteraceae) transferred from Gnaphalieae to Athroismeae based on phylogenetic analysis of nuclear and plastid DNA sequence data. Taxon. 64(5):975-986. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bergh, N.G., Haiden, S.A. & Verboom, G.A. 2015. Molecular phylogeny of the 'Cape snow' genus Syncarpha (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) reveals a need for generic re-delimitation. South African Journal of Botany. 100:219-227. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bishop, K.A., Betzelberger, A.M., Long, S.P. & Ainsworth, E.A. 2015. Is there potential to adapt soybean (Glycine max Merr.) to future [CO2]? An analysis of the yield response of 18 genotypes in free-air CO2 enrichment. Plant, Cell and Environment. 38(9):1765-1774. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Blamey, L.K., Shannon, L.J., Bolton, J.J., Crawford, R.J.M., Dufois, F., Evers-King, H., Griffiths, C.L., Hutchings, L. et al. 2015. Ecosystem change in the southern Benguela and the underlying processes. Journal of Marine Systems. 144:9-29. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bond, W.J. 2015. Fires in the Cenozoic: A late flowering of flammable ecosystems. Frontiers in Plant Science. 5(JAN) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Rousseau, F., De Reviers, B., Coppejans, E., Anderson, R. & Boo, S.M. 2015. Phylogenetic relationships of Gelidiella (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Madagascar with a description of Gelidiella incrassata sp. nov. Cryptogamie, Algologie. 36(2):219-237. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bouchard, E.H., Little, L.E., Miller, C.M.L., Rundell, S.M., Vlodaver, E.M. & Maciejewski, K. 2015. Undeclared baggage: Do tourists act as vectors for seed dispersal in fynbos protected areas? Koedoe. 57(1) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bouwman, H., Govender, D., Underhill, L. & Polder, A. 2015. Chlorinated, brominated and fluorinated organic pollutants in African Penguin eggs: 30 years since the previous assessment. Chemosphere. 126:1-10. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Braczkowski, A.R., Balme, G.A., Dickman, A., Macdonald, D.W., Fattebert, J., Dickerson, T., Johnson, P. & Hunter, L. 2015. Who bites the bullet first? The susceptibility of leopards Panthera pardus to trophy hunting. PLoS ONE. 10(4) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Braczkowski, A.R., Balme, G.A., Dickman, A., Macdonald, D.W., Johnson, P.J., Lindsey, P.A. & Hunter, L.T.B. 2015a. Rosettes, Remingtons and Reputation: Establishing Potential Determinants of Leopard (Panthera pardus) Trophy Prices Across Africa. African Entomology. 45(2):158-168. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Braczkowski, A.R., Balme, G.A., Dickman, A., Macdonald, D.W., Johnson, P.J., Lindsey, P.A. & Hunter, L.T.B. 2015b. Rosettes, remingtons and reputation: Establishing potential determinants of leopard (Panthera pardus) trophy prices across Africa. African Journal of Wildlife Research. 45(2):158-168. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Braet, Y., van Noort, S. & Kittel, R.N. 2015. New species of the 'rare' genera DentigasterZettel, 1990 and OdontosphaeropyxCameron, 1910 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Cheloninae). Austral Entomology. 54(2):197-209. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bray, T.C. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2015. Population genetics and demographic inferences in a recovering shorebird, the African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini. Ibis. 157(1):171-176. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Brewin, R.J.W., Sathyendranath, S., Jackson, T., Barlow, R., Brotas, V., Airs, R. & Lamont, T. 2015. Influence of light in the mixed-layer on the parameters of a three-component model of phytoplankton size class. Remote Sensing of Environment. 168:437-450. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Brown, R.M., Techow, N. M. S. M., Wood, A.G. & Phillips, R.A. 2015. Hybridization and back-crossing in giant petrels (Macronectes giganteus and M. halli) at Bird Island, South Georgia, and a summary of hybridization in seabirds. PLoS ONE. 10(3) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C. & Hanáček, P. 2015. Recent radiation of Brachystelma and Ceropegia (Apocynaceae) across the Old World against a background of climatic change. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 90:49-66. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Burger, N. & Bond, W.J. 2015. Flammability traits of Cape shrubland species with different post-fire recruitment strategies. South African Journal of Botany. 101:40-48. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Bussière, E.M.S., Underhill, L.G. & Altwegg, R. 2015. Patterns of bird migration phenology in South Africa suggest northern hemisphere climate as the most consistent driver of change. Global Change Biology. 21(6):2179-2190. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cáceres, A., Melo, M., Barlow, J., Cardoso, P., Maiato, F. & Mills, M.S.L. 2015. Threatened birds of the Angolan Central Escarpment: Distribution and response to habitat change at Kumbira Forest. Oryx. 49(4):727-734. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Calder, J.-., Cumming, G.S., Maciejewski, K. & Oschadleus, H.D. 2015. Urban land use does not limit weaver bird movements between wetlands in Cape Town, South Africa. Biological Conservation. 187:230-239. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Camacho, O., Mattio, L., Draisma, S., Fredericq, S. & Diaz-Pulido, G. 2015. Morphological and molecular assessment of Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) from Caribbean Colombia, including the proposal of Sargassum giganteum sp. nov., Sargassum schnetteri comb. nov. and Sargassum section Cladophyllum sect. nov. Systematics and Biodiversity. 13(2):105-130. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Canoville, A. & Chinsamy, A. 2015. Bone Microstructure of the Stereospondyl Lydekkerina Huxleyi Reveals Adaptive Strategies to the Harsh Post Permian-Extinction Environment. Anatomical Record. 298(7):1237-1254. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cappelle, J., Caron, A., Servan De Almeida, R., Gil, P., Pedrono, M., Mundava, J., Fofana, B., Balanc¸a, G. et al. 2015. Empirical analysis suggests continuous and homogeneous circulation of Newcastle disease virus in a wide range of wild bird species in Africa. Epidemiology and Infection. 143(6):1292-1303. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Caron, A., Cappelle, J., Cumming, G.S., De Garine-Wichatitsky, M. & Gaidet, N. 2015. Bridge hosts, a missing link for disease ecology in multi-host systems. Veterinary Research. 46(1) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Caves, E.M., Stevens, M., Iversen, E.S. & Spottiswoode, C.N. 2015. Hosts of avian brood parasites have evolved egg signatures with elevated information content. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282(1810) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cerfonteyn, M. & Ryan, P.G. 2015. Have burrowing petrels recovered on Marion Island two decades after cats were eradicated? Evidence from sub-Antarctic skua prey remains. Antarctic Science. 28(1):51-57. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Charles-Dominique, T., Beckett, H., Midgley, G.F. & Bond, W.J. 2015. Bud protection: A key trait for species sorting in a forest-savanna mosaic. New Phytologist. 207(4):1052-1060. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Charles-Dominique, T., Edelin, C., Bouchard, A., Legendre, P. & Brisson, J. 2015. Using intra-individual variation in shrub architecture to explain population cover. Oikos. 124(6):707-716. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Charles-Dominique, T., Midgley, G.F. & Bond, W.J. 2015. An index for assessing effectiveness of plant structural defences against mammal browsing. Plant Ecology. 216(10):1433-1440. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Charles-Dominique, T., Staver, A.C., Midgley, G.F. & Bond, W.J. 2015. Functional differentiation of biomes in an African savanna/forest mosaic. South African Journal of Botany. 101:82-90. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Chimphango, S.B.M., Potgieter, G. & Cramer, M.D. 2015. Differentiation of the biogeochemical niches of legumes and non-legumes in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. Plant Ecology. 216(12):1583-1595. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Clarke, P.J., Lawes, M.J., Murphy, B.P., Russell-Smith, J., Nano, C.E.M., Bradstock, R., Enright, N.J., Fontaine, J.B. et al. 2015. A synthesis of postfire recovery traits of woody plants in Australian ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment. 534:31-42. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Coetsee, C., Bond, W.J. & Wigley, B.J. 2015. Forest and fynbos are alternative states on the same nutrient poor geological substrate. South African Journal of Botany. 101:57-65. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Coll, M., Akoglu, E., Arreguín-Sánchez, F., Fulton, E.A., Gascuel, D., Heymans, J.J., Libralato, S., Mackinson, S. et al. 2015. Modelling dynamic ecosystems: venturing beyond boundaries with the Ecopath approach. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 25(2):413-424. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Craine, J.M., Brookshire, E.N.J., Cramer, M.D., Hasselquist, N.J., Koba, K., Marin-Spiotta, E. & Wang, L. 2015. Ecological interpretations of nitrogen isotope ratios of terrestrial plants and soils. Plant and Soil. 396(1-2):1-26. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Craine, J.M., Elmore, A.J., Wang, L., Augusto, L., Baisden, W.T., Brookshire, E.N.J., Cramer, M.D., Hasselquist, N.J. et al. 2015. Convergence of soil nitrogen isotopes across global climate gradients. Scientific Reports. 5 Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cramer, M.D. & Hoffman, M.T. 2015. The consequences of precipitation seasonality for mediterranean-ecosystem vegetation of South Africa. PLoS ONE. 10(12) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cramer, M.D. & Midgley, J.J. 2015. The distribution and spatial patterning of mima-like mounds in South Africa suggests genesis through vegetation induced aeolian sediment deposition. Journal of Arid Environments. 119:16-26. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cressey, E.R., Measey, G.J. & Tolley, K.A. 2015. Fading out of view: The enigmatic decline of Rose's mountain toad Capensibufo rosei. Oryx. 49(3):521-528. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cumming, G.S., Abolnik, C., Caron, A., Gaidet, N., Grewar, J., Hellard, E., Henry, D.A.W. & Reynolds, C. 2015. Erratum to: A social–ecological approach to landscape epidemiology: geographic variation and avian influenza. Landscape Ecology. 30(6):987. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cumming, G.S., Abolnik, C., Caron, A., Gaidet, N., Grewar, J., Hellard, E., Henry, D.A.W. & Reynolds, C. 2015. A social–ecological approach to landscape epidemiology: geographic variation and avian influenza. Landscape Ecology. 30(6):963-985. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cumming, G.S., Allen, C.R., Ban, N.C., Biggs, D., Biggs, H.C., Cumming, D.H.M., De Vos, A., Epstein, G. et al. 2015. Understanding protected area resilience: A multi-scale, social-ecological approach. Ecological Applications. 25(2):299-319. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cunningham, S.J., Martin, R.O. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2015. Can behaviour buffer the impacts of climate change on an arid-zone bird? Ostrich. 86(1-2):119-126. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cyrus, M.D., Bolton, J.J. & Macey, B.M. 2015. The role of the green seaweed Ulva as a dietary supplement for full life-cycle grow-out of Tripneustes gratilla. Aquaculture. 446:187-197. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Cyrus, M.D., Bolton, J.J., Scholtz, R. & Macey, B.M. 2015. The advantages of Ulva (Chlorophyta) as an additive in sea urchin formulated feeds: Effects on palatability, consumption and digestibility. Aquaculture Nutrition. 21(5):578-591. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

da Silva, C., Booth, A.J., Dudley, S.F.J., Kerwath, S.E., Lamberth, S.J., Leslie, R.W., McCord, M.E., Sauer, W.H.H. et al. 2015. The current status and management of South Africa's chondrichthyan fisheries. African Journal of Marine Science. 37(2):233-248. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Dalton, D.L., Linden, B., Wimberger, K., Nupen, L.J., Tordiffe, A.S.W., Taylor, P.J., Madisha, M.T. & Kotze, A. 2015. New insights into samango monkey speciation in South Africa. PLoS ONE. 10(3) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Davies, D., Dilley, B.J., Bond, A.L., Cuthbert, R.J. & Ryan, P.G. 2015. Trends and tactics of mouse prédation on Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena chicks at Gough Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Avian Conservation and Ecology. 10(1) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

de Souza, N.R. & Hoffmann, J.H. 2015. Testing the hypothesis that a cochineal insect species (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) may have been displaced by a congeneric biological control agent from a different cactus host. Biological Control. 85:25-29. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

De Vos, A., Justin O'Riain, M., Meyer, M.A., Kotze, P.G.H. & Kock, A.A. 2015. Behavior of Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) in relation to temporal variation in predation risk by white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) around a seal rookery in False Bay, South Africa. Marine Mammal Science. 31(3):1118-1131. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

De Vos, A., Justin O'Riain, M., Meÿer, M.A., Kotze, P.G.H. & Kock, A.A. 2015. Behavior of Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) in response to spatial variation in white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) predation risk. Marine Mammal Science. 31(3):1234-1251. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

De Vos, L., Watson, R.G.A., Götz, A. & Attwood, C.G. 2015. Baited remote underwater video system (BRUVs) survey of chondrichthyan diversity in False Bay, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 37(2):209-218. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Dean, W.R.J., Milton, S.J., Forsyth, H.P. & Tissiman, D.R. 2015. Fluctuations in bird numbers on sewage treatment ponds in an arid environment, South Africa. Ostrich. 86(1-2):145-153. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Dicken, M.L., Kock, A.A. & Hardenberg, M. 2015. First observations of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) attacking a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calf. Marine and Freshwater Research. 66(12):1211-1215. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Dilley, B.J., Davies, D., Bond, A.L. & Ryan, P.G. 2015. Effects of mouse predation on burrowing petrel chicks at Gough Island. Antarctic Science. 27(6):543-553. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Dilley, B.J., Schoombie, S., Schoombie, J. & Ryan, P.G. 2015. 'Scalping' of albatross fledglings by introduced mice spreads rapidly at Marion Island. Antarctic Science. 28(2):73-80. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Dludlu, M.N., Muasya, A.M., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Stirton, C.H. 2015. Taxonomy of the southern African Psoralea aphylla complex (Psoraleeae, Leguminosae). South African Journal of Botany. 97:77-100. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Douglas, D.J.T., Buchanan, G.M., Thompson, P., Amar, A., Fielding, D.A., Redpath, S.M. & Wilson, J.D. 2015. Vegetation burning for game management in the UK uplands is increasing and overlaps spatially with soil carbon and protected areas. Biological Conservation. 191:243-250. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Edwards, E.K., Mitchell, N.J. & Ridley, A.R. 2015. The impact of high temperatures on foraging behaviour and body condition in the Western Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen dorsalis. Ostrich. 86(1-2):137-144. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Elston, C., Anderson, R.J. & Price, L.M. 2015. Bald kelp: natural and harvesting-induced frond loss in the South African kelp Ecklonia maxima. African Journal of Marine Science. 37(3):373-381. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

England, K.J.H., Jackson, C. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2015. A novel methodology for the rapid assessment of waterbird vulnerability to disturbance. Ostrich. 86(1-2):75-85. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Evans, S.W., Monadjem, A., Roxburgh, L., McKechnie, A.E., Baker, E.M., Kizungu, R.B., Little, I.T., Matsvimbo, F. et al. 2015. Current conservation status of the Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Sundevall 1850 in Africa. Ostrich. 86(3):195-211. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Fattebert, J., Balme, G., Dickerson, T., Slotow, R. & Hunter, L. 2015. Density-dependent natal dispersal patterns in a leopard population recovering from over-harvest. PLoS ONE. 10(4) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Fattebert, J., Robinson, H.S., Balme, G., Slotow, R. & Hunter, L. 2015. Structural habitat predicts functional dispersal habitat of a large carnivore: How leopards change spots. Ecological Applications. 25(7):1911-1921. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Fawcett, K., Jacobs, D.S., Surlykke, A. & Ratcliffe, J.M. 2015. Echolocation in the bat, Rhinolophus capensis: The influence of clutter, conspecifics and prey on call design and intensity. Biology Open. 4(6):693-701. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Feeney, W.E., Troscianko, J., Langmore, N.E. & Spottiswoode, C.N. 2015. Evidence for aggressive mimicry in an adult brood parasitic bird, and generalized defences in its host. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282(1810) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Flower, T.P., Ashton, B.J., Zöttl, E., Olinger, R.M. & Hockey, P.A.R. 2015. Dual parasitism of Fork-tailed Drongos by African and Jacobin Cuckoos. Ostrich. 86(1-2):189-191. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Foley, N.M., Thong, V.D., Soisook, P., Goodman, S.M., Armstrong, K.N., Jacobs, D.S., Puechmaille, S.J. & Teeling, E.C. 2015. How and why overcome the impediments to resolution: Lessons from rhinolophid and hipposiderid bats. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32(2):313-333. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Fu, C., Large, S., Knight, B., Richardson, A.J., Bundy, A., Reygondeau, G., Boldt, J., van der Meeren, G. I. et al. 2015. Relationships among fisheries exploitation, environmental conditions, and ecological indicators across a series of marine ecosystems. Journal of Marine Systems. 148:101-111. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Fuchs, J. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2015. Concordant genetic structure in two species of woodpecker distributed across the primary West African biogeographic barriers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 88:64-74. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gäde, G. & Marco, H.G. 2015. The decapod red pigment-concentrating hormone (Panbo-RPCH) is the first identified neuropeptide of the order Plecoptera and is interpreted as homoplastic character state. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 221:228-235. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gäde, G., Šimek, P. & Marco, H.G. 2015a. A novel adipokinetic peptide from the corpus cardiacum of the primitive caeliferan pygmy grasshopper Tetrix subulata (Caelifera, Tetrigidae). Peptides. 68:43-49. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gäde, G., Šimek, P. & Marco, H.G. 2015b. Two novel tyrosine-containing peptides (Tyr4) of the adipokinetic hormone family in beetles of the families Coccinellidae and Silphidae. Amino Acids. 47(11):2323-2333. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gaglio, D., Cook, T.R. & Sherley, R.B. 2015. Egg morphology of Swift Terns in South Africa. Ostrich. 86(3):287-289. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gaglio, D., Sherley, R.B. & Cook, T.R. 2015. Insects in the diet of the greater crested tern Thalasseus bergii bergii in Southern Africa. Marine Ornithology. 43(1):131-132. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

García-Madrid, A.S., Muthama Muasya, A., Álvarez, I., Cantó, P. & Molina, J.A. 2015. Towards resolving phylogenetic relationships in the Ficinia clade and description of the new genus Afroscirpoides (Cyperaceae: Cypereae). Taxon. 64(4):688-702. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gillson, L. 2015. Evidence of a tipping point in a southern African savanna? Ecological Complexity. 21:78-86. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gray, E.F. & Bond, W.J. 2015. Soil nutrients in an African forest/savanna mosaic: Drivers or driven? South African Journal of Botany. 101:66-72. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gray, M.M., Parmenter, M.D., Hogan, C.A., Ford, I., Cuthber, R.J., Ryan, P.G., Broman, K.W. & Payseur, B.A. 2015. Genetics of rapid and extreme size evolution in Island mice. Genetics. 201(1):213-228. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Grecian, W.J., McGill, R.A.R., Phillips, R.A., Ryan, P.G. & Furness, R.W. 2015. Quantifying variation in δ13C and δ15N isotopes within and between feathers and individuals: Is one sample enough? Marine Biology. 162(4):733-741. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Green, L., Gammon, D.W., Hoffman, M.T., Cohen, J., Hilgart, A., Morrell, R.G., Verran, H. & Wheat, N. 2015. Plants, people and health: Three disciplines at work in Namaqualand. South African Journal of Science. 111(9-10) Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Grémillet, D., Fort, J., Amélineau, F., Zakharova, E., Le Bot, T., Sala, E. & Gavrilo, M. 2015. Arctic warming: Nonlinear impacts of sea-ice and glacier melt on seabird foraging. Global Change Biology. 21(3):1116-1123. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Gremillet, D., Peron, C., Provost, P. & Lescroel, A. 2015. Adult and juvenile European seabirds at risk from marine plundering off West Africa. Biological Conservation. 182:143-147. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Grüss, A., Schirripa, M.J., Chagaris, D., Drexler, M., Simons, J., Verley, P., Shin, Y.-., Karnauskas, M. et al. 2015. Evaluation of the trophic structure of the West Florida Shelf in the 2000s using the ecosystem model OSMOSE. Journal of Marine Systems. 144:30-47. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

Hedderson, T.A.J., Gwynne-Evans, D., Ah-Peng, C. & Ribeiro, D. 2015. A contribution to the bryoflora of Mozambique from the ‘google forest’, Mabu Mountain, Zambezia Province. Journal of Bryology. 37(1):42-48. Available: Scopus Document Link [15 August 2018].

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