SASC conducts a variety of lab- and field-based research projects, ranging from elasmobranch biology & ecology to reef monitoring. Our research is dedicated to promoting a holistic approach to conservation & management of marine resources in South Africa.
Results-driven research ensures we use the best available data to motivate for the protection of living marine resources. We work with a broad stakeholder base to achieve system- and species-specific conservation & management goals.
SASC works with communities, fishers and eco-tourism groups to promote awareness & disseminate meaningful information regarding marine resource issues.
SASC is a registered non-profit company committed to ensuring the long-term sustainability of marine resources through research, education & awareness. Our dedicated team of scientists, conservationists & volunteers work with a global network of academic, governmental & non-governmental organizations to help produce realistic marine conservation & management recommendations.
SASC also provides specialist consulting in the fields of fisheries management, marine biodiversity conservation, resource management and development, capacity building, impact assessments, and education.
Our work has been featured in numerous media including television, internet & newsprint.