Environmental Biology of Fishes

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Lifetime list of publications by Rosemary Lowe-McConnell

  • Michael N. Bruton


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    Lowe, R.H. 1951. Factors influencing the runs of elvers in the River Bann, Northern Ireland. J. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer 17: 299–315.Google Scholar
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    Lowe, R.H. 1952. The influence of light and other factors on the seaward migration of the silver eel (Anguilla anguilla L.). J. Anim. Ecol. 21: 275–309.Google Scholar
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    Lowe, R.H. 1952. Report on theTilapia and other fish and fisheries of Lake Nyasa,1945–1947. Fishery Publ. Colon. Off. 1 (2): 1–126.Google Scholar
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    Lowe, R.H. 1953. Notes on the ecology and evolution of Nyasa fishes of the genusTilapia with a description ofT. saka, Lowe. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 122: 1035–1041.Google Scholar
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    Lowe, R.H. 1955. New species ofTilapia (Pisces, Cichlidae) from Lake Jipe and the Pangani River, East Africa. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Zool. 2: 349–368.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1955. Species ofTilapia in East African dams, with a key for their identification. E. Afr. Agric. J. 20: 256–262.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1955. The fecundity ofTilapia species. E. Afr. Agric. J. 11: 45–52.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1956. Observations on the biology ofTilapia (Pisces-Cichlidae) in Lake Victoria, East Africa. E. Afr. Fish. Res. Org. Suppl. Publ. 1: 1–72.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1956. The breeding behaviour ofTilapia species (Pisces: Cichlidae) in natural waters: observations onT. karomo Poll andT. variabilis Boulenger. Behaviour (Leiden) 9: 141–163.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1957. Observations on the diagnosis and biology ofTilapia leucosticta Trewavas in East Africa. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 55: 353–373.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1958. Observations on the biology ofTilapia nilotica Linné in East African waters. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 57: 129–170.Google Scholar
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    McConnell (Lowe), R.H. 1958. Introduction to the fish fauna of British Guiana. Timehri, Journal of the Guyana Museum and Zoo of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of British Guiana 34: 1–11.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1959. Breeding behaviour patterns and ecological differences betweenTilapia species and their significance for evolution within the genusTilapia (Pisces: Cichlidae). Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 132: 1–30.Google Scholar
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    Mitchell, W.G. & R.H. McConnell. 1960. The trawl survey carried out by the RIV ‘Cape St Mary’ off British Guiana 1957–1959. Part II. The interpretation of the catch records. Bulletin no. 2, Fisheries Division, Department of Agriculture, Georgetown. 53 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. & A.R. Longhurst. 1961. Trawl fishing in the tropical Atlantic. Nature 192: 620–623.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1962. Notes on the fishes in Georgetown fish markets and their seasonal fluctuations. Fish. Bull. 4, Dept. Agriculture, Georgetown. 31 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1962. The fishes of the British Guiana continental shelf, Atlantic coast of South Africa, with notes on their natural history. J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 44: 669–700.Google Scholar
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    Springer, S. & R.H. Lowe. 1963. A new smooth dogshark,Mustelus higmani, from the Equatorial Atlantic coast of South America. Copeia 1963: 241–251.Google Scholar
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    Lowe (McConnell), R.H. 1964. The fishes of the Rupununi savanna district of British Guiana, South America. Part I. Ecological groupings of fish species and effects of the seasonal cycle on the fish. J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 45: 103–144.Google Scholar
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    McConnell (Lowe), R.H. 1964. Tropical fishery problems and research. Ann. appl. Biol. 53: 502–503.Google Scholar
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    McConnell, R.H. & E.B. Worthington. 1965. Man-made lakes. Nature 208: 1039–1042.Google Scholar
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    Banks, J.W. M.J. Holden & R.H. McConnell. 1966. Fishery report. pp/ 21–31.In: E. White (ed.) The First Scientific Report of the Kainji Biological Research Team, Liverpool University, Liverpool.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1966. The sciaenid fishes of British Guiana. Bull. mar. Sci. 16: 20–57.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1967. Biology of the immigrant cattle egretArdeola ibis in Guyana, South America. Ibis 109: 168–179.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1968. Identification of freshwater fishes. pp. 46–77.In: W.E. Rickerd (ed.) Methods for Assessment of Fish Production in Fresh Waters, IBP Handbook no. 3, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1969. Speciation in tropical freshwater fishes. pp. 51–75.In: R.H. Lowe-McConnell (ed.) Speciation in Tropical Environments, Academic Press, London. (also in Biol. J. Linn. Soc. Lond. 1:51–75)Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H.(ed.) 1969. Speciation in tropical environments. Academic Press, London. 246 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1969. The cichlid fishes of Guyana, S. America, with notes on their ecology and breeding behaviour. J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 48: 255–302.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. & A.A. Wuddah. 1972. Freshwater fishes of the Volta and Kainji Lakes. Keys for the field identification of freshwater fishes likely to occur in or above the new man-made lakes, Lake Volta in Ghana and the Kainji Lake on the River Niger in Nigeria. Ghana Universities Press, Accra. 22 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1973. Summary: reservoirs in relation to man — fisheries. pp. 641–654.In: W.C. Ackermann, G.F. White & E.B. Worthington (ed.) Man-made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects, Geophysical Monograph 17, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1975. Fish communities in tropical freshwaters; their distribution, ecology and evolution. Longman, London. 337 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1975. Freshwater life on the move. Man and the changing wildscape IX. Geographical Magazine 57: 768–775.Google Scholar
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    Van Dbben, W.H. & R.H. Lowe-McConnell. (ed.) 1974. Unifying concepts in ecology. Report of the plenary sessions of the First International Congress of Ecology, The Hague, 1974. Dr W. Junk Publishers, The Hague. 302 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1976. Review of ‘Lake Kariba: a man-made tropical ecosystem in Central Africa’. J. Fish. Res. Board Can. 33: 2142–2144.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1977. Ecology of fishes in tropical waters. Studies in Biology no. 76. Edward Arnold, London. 64 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1977. On environmental stability and its effects on fish populations in tropical freshwaters. Actas del IV Simposium Intemacional de Ecologia tropical, Marzo 7–11 1977, Panama, Organizacione Patrocianadoras, Panama 2: 695–710.Google Scholar
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    McConnell, R.H. 1978. The Amazon. Rivers of the World. Wayland Publishers Ltd., Howe. 65 pp (Translated into German in 1979 as Der Amazonas, Schwager & Steinlein, Nurnberg).Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1978. Identification of freshwater fishes. pp. 48–83.In.: T. Bagenalations (ed.) Methods for Assessment of Fish Production in Fresh Waters, 3rd edition, IBP Handbook no 3, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1979. Ecological aspects of seasonality in fishes of tropical waters. pp. 219–241.In: P.J. Miller (ed.) Fish Phenology: Anabolic Adaptiveness in Teleosts, Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 44, Academic Press, London.Google Scholar
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    Le Cren, E.D. & R.H. Lowe-McConneller ecosystems. International Biological Programme no. 22. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 588 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. & G.J. Howes. 1981. Pisces. pp. 218–229.In: S.H. Hurlbert, G. Rodriguez & N.D. Santos (ed) Aquatic Biota of Tropical South America, Part 2: Anarthropoda, San Diego State University, San Diego.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1982. Tilapias in fish communities. pp. 83–113.In: R.S.V. Pullin & R.H. Lowe-McConnell (ed.) The Biology and Culture of Tilapias, ICLARM Conference Proceedings 7, Manila.Google Scholar
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    Pullin, R.S.V & R.H. Lowe-McConnell. (ed.) 1982. The biology and culture of tilapias. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) Conference Proceedings 7, Manila. 432 pp.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1984. The status of studies on South American freshwater food fishes. pp. 139–156.In: T.M. Zaret (ed.) Evolutionary Ecology of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes, Developments in Environmental Biology of Fishes 3, Dr W. Junk Publishers, The Hague.Google Scholar
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    Barel, C.D.N., R. Dorit, P.H. Greenwood, G. Fryer, N. Hughes, P.B.N. Jackson, H. Kawanabe, R.H. Lowe-McConnell, M. Nagoshi, A.J. Ribbink, E. Trewavas, F. Witte & K. Yamaoka. 1985. Destruction of fisheries in Africa's lakes. Nature 315: 19–20.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1985. The biology of the river systems with particular reference to the fishes. pp. 101–140.In: A.T. Grove (ed.) The Niger and its Neighbours. Environmental History and Hydrobiology, Human Use and Health Hazards of the Major West African Rivers, Balkema, Rotterdam.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1987. Ecological studies in tropical fish communities. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 382 pp (Translated into Portuguese in 1992, with additional chapters on Brazilian fishes).Google Scholar
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    Benke, A.C., C.A.S. Hall, C.P. Hawkins, R.H. Lowe-McConnell, J.A. Stanford, K. Suberkropp & J.V. Ward. 1988. Bioenergetic considerations in the analysis of stream ecosystems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 7: 480–502.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1988. Broad characteristics of the ichthyofauna. pp. 93–110.In: C. Lévêque, M.N. Bruton & G.W. Ssentongo (ed.) Biology and Ecology of African Freshwater Fishes, Travaux et Documents ORSTOM 216, Paris.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H.1988. Ecology and distribution of tilapias in Africa that are important for aquaculture. pp. 12–18.In: R.S.V Pullin (ed.) Tilapia Genetic Resources for Aquaculture, ICLARM Conference Proceedings 16, Manila.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1988. Fish of the Amazon system. pp. 339–351.In: B.R. Davies & K.F. Walker (ed.) The Ecology of River Systems, Dr W. Junk Publishers, The Hague.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1988. Concluding remarks II: tropical perspectives for future research in river ecology. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 7: 527–529.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1989. Review of ‘Rio Negro, rich life in poor water: Amazonian diversity and foodchain ecology as seen through fish communities’. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 4: 120–121.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1990. Summary address: rare fish problems, progress and prospects for conservation. J. Fish Biol. 37 (Suppl. A): 263–269.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1991. Ecology of cichlids in South American waters and African rivers. pp. 60–85.In: M.H.A. Keenleyside (ed.) Cichlid Fishes: Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution, Chapman & Hall, London.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1991. Natural history of fishes in Araguaia and Xingu Amazonian tributaries, Serra do Roncador, Mato Grosso, Brazil. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 2: 63–82.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H.1991. Evolution in tropical lakes: review of ‘Lake Tanganyika and its life’ by G. W. Coulter (ed.). Trends in Ecology and Evolution 6: 272–273.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1991. Ecological roles of littoral fishes in Tanganyika and other African lakes. pp. 39–41.In: H. Molsa (ed.) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Limnology and Fisheries of Lake Tanganyika, Kuopio, Finland (abstract).Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H., R.C.M. Crul & F.C. Roest. 1992. Symposium on resource use and conservation of the African Great Lakes, Bujumbura, 1989. Mitt. int. Verein. Limnol. 23: 1–128.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1993. Fish faunas of the African Great Lakes: origins, diversity and vulnerability. Conservation Biology 7 (3): 1–10.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H. 1993. Threats to, and conservation of, tropical freshwater fishes. Mitt. internat. Verein. Limnol. 24: 1–6.Google Scholar
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    Lowe-McConnell, R.H.1994. The roles of ecological and behaviour studies in understanding fish diversity and speciation in the African Great Lakes: a review. Arch. Hydrobiol. (in press).Google Scholar

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  • Michael N. Bruton
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  1. 1.J.L.B. Smith Institute of IchthyologyGrahamstownSouth Africa

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