Department Of Zoology NMMU


Department Of Zoology NMMU, The Zoology Department, at the Nelson Mandela University, specializes in Education and Research. Research falls under the inclusive heading of SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTAL ECOLOGY. It is research focused on ecosystems of the coastal zone and hinterland, the functional processes driving these systems, the structure and function of ecosystems, and their interaction within the coastal ecotone.


On our web site you will find basic information about: the department; its people; the services it provides for teaching and research. We hope our web site proves useful, and welcome feedback.

The Zoology Department specialises in the following fields of research:

  • Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Estuarine Biology and Ecology
  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Ecophysiology
  • Conservation Biology
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