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Deena Pillay

Deena Pillay

Department of Zoology
John Day Building
University Avenue
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch, 7701, RSA

Ph: # (0)21 650 3603

Email: deena.pillay(at)uct.ac.za

Website: http://www.zoology.uct.ac.za/

Research:

Bioturbation, benthic ecology, ecosystem engineers, anthropogenic effects on estuarine systems.

Latest Publications:

  1. Pillay D (In Press). Expanding the envelope: linking bioturbation with micro-evolutionary change. Marine Ecology Progress Series. DOI: 10.3354/meps08628.
  2. Perissinotto R, Pillay D, Bate G (2010). Microalgal biomass in the St. Lucia Estuary during the 2004-2007 drought period. Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 405: 147-161.
  3. Carrasco NK, Perissinotto R, Pillay D (2010). Zooplankton of the St Lucia Estuary during the 2002 –#8211; 2008 drought cycle: a comparison between open- and closed-mouth conditions. Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 399: 157-171.
  4. Pillay D, Branch GM, Steyn A (2010). Unexpected effects of starfish grazing on sandflat communities following an outbreak. Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 398: pages 173 – 182.
  5. Pillay D, Branch GM, Steyn A (2009). Complex effects of the gastropod Assiminea globulus on benthic community structure in a marine-dominated lagoon. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol 380: pages 47 – 52.

Students:

Hons:

Chantel Williams

Masters:

Jessica Dawson
Suzanne Zeeman
Rachel Cooper

PhD:

Nicola Carasco

Related Websites:

www.ma-re.uct.ac.za