Past Lab members
Amore Malan – Student assistant
Project title: Resolving the taxonomy of Polydora cf. haswelli, a pest of farmed oysters.
Amy Williams – Student assistant
Project title: Taxonomy of bait polychaetes
Dr Jyothi Kara – PhD Student
Project title: Taxonomic and Molecular assessment of the apparently alien and cosmopolitan Nereididae Blainville, 1818 polychaetes from South Africa
Dr Andrew David – PhD Student
Project title: Larval development and population genetics: An integrated approach for predicting the establishment and dispersal potential of a recently introduced polychaete (Annelida: Spionidae) in southern Africa.
Hendré van Rensburg – Masters student
Project title: Taxonomy and distribution of moonshine worms (Diopatra sp.) in Knysna Estuary
Ms Safiyya Sedick – Masters student
Project title: Syllidae Grube, 1850 (Annelida) from southern Africa. A taxonomic update, with a focus on Syllis Lamarck, 1818
Mr Lee-Gavin Williams – Masters student
Project title: Genetic structure of pest polydorids (Annelida: Spionidae) infesting Crassostrea gigas in southern Africa: Are pests being moved with oysters?
Ms Sandy van Niekerk – Masters student
Project title: A systematic review of the so-called cosmopolitan polydorid Polydora hoplura Claparède, 1869 (Polychaeta: Spionidae) on the South African coast