n Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie - Die gebruik van die Suid-Afrikaanse Diatoomindeks as hulpmiddel vir bewaringsbestuur van Hewitt se spookpadda : referaatopsomming

Volume 31, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0254-3486
  • E-ISSN: 2222-4173


Distribution patterns of diatoms were investigated to determine the impact of shading on the distribution of diatomes, which form the main diet of the endangered frog species, . No differences were observed in diatom assemblages between shaded and semi-shaded areas, however marginal differences exist between these and areas exposed to full sunlight. Cell deformities in diatom species indicated the possible presence of an environmental toxin.

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