Fisherman, spearfisherman, nature lover and Ichthyologist. Growing up as a keen fisherman and outdoor lover I have always wanted to work with fish and in the outdoors. My passion for fish and love for the sea has lead me to being a keen marine based ichthyologist. I am currently living my dream as an Ichthyologist working on South Africa's recreational spearfishery.

Research interests

Recreational fisheries, fisheries ecology, catch-and-release science

Ryan Foster

Masters Student

Rhodes University

Current research

Biological assessment of the Cape knifejaw (Oplegnathus conwayi) an endemic South African teleost.