Prof Johan Janse van Vuren

 Prof Johan Janse van Vuren

Johan van Vuuren 


  • BSc Biological Sciences (RAU, 1972)
  • BSc Hons Zoology (RAU, 1973)
  • MSc Zoology (RAU, 1974)
  • PhD Zoology (RAU, 1977)

    OFS Provincial Administration, Professional Officer Limnology, Division of Nature Conservation. 1/75 - 7/79

    University of the North, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology 8/79 - 12/81

    Rand Afrikaans University, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology 1/82 - 12/88; Associate Professor, 1/89 ‑ 2/94; Professor, 3/94 - present, HOD 1/99 - present  

      • ZOO 3B10Animal Physiology: Processes (third year)
      • ZOO 3B20 Animal Physiology: Integrated (third year)
      • ZOO 0047 Ecophysiology (Hons.)
      • OAF 3A20 Ocular Anatomy and Physiology 

      Ms T Kruger: Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on selected reproductive features of the male sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus).

      Ms SS Mlambo: Assessment of the effects of waterborne DDT on the reproduction of the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)

      Ms KA Mills: The effect of DDT and DDE on the survival of fish and macro-invertebrates

      Ms L Moolman: The use of selected biomonitors to assess the water quality of the Okavango Delta Botswana

      Mr SV Gumede: Assessment of the environmental impact of platinum mining on the freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates in the Rustenburg region, South Africa

      MSc students

      K Bremner: The effect of DDE on the health and reproduction of the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)

      M-N Jonker: Determining the impact of growth promoting hormones used in cattle meat production on freshwater systems

      M Alexandre: A controlled toxicological study on Clarias gariepinus exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of veterinary compounds used in livestock production

      For a more detailed list of information on this staff member, including research interests, publications and conference contributions, please refer to the pdf below.



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        Auckland Park Kingsway Campus: 230 D3 Lab













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