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Bio

I am an Ichthyologist/marine scientist (PhD candidate) who has always had a passion for the sea and all marine creatures. I focus on climate change research and how temperature specifically has an influence on marine fishes and invertebrates in estuaries and intertidal rock pools. I enjoy playing underwater hockey. Recreationally, I enjoy free-diving and fishing in my spare time.

Research interests

Genetics; Climate change, Ecophysiology

Current research

Thermal tolerance and the effects of climate change on marine organisms in the Kariega Estuary, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Kerry-Ann van der Walt

Doctoral Student

Rhodes University & SAIAB

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