New Issue of the WIO Journal of Marine Science Published

Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest issue, Vol 18, No 1 (2019) with the following articles:

i) Maurice O. Obiero, Cyprian O. Odoli, Peter O. Odote, Raymond K. Ruwa, Maurice O. Omega – Shelf life assessment of hot smoked African catfish stored under different storage conditions from Lake Kenyatta, north coast, Kenya (1-9)

ii) Elena Gadoutsis, Clare A.K. Daly, Julie P. Hawkins, Ryan Daly – Post-bleaching mortality of a remote coral reef community in Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean – (11-18)

iii) Yussuf N. Salmin, Narriman S. Jiddawi, Tim Gray, Andrew J. Temple, Selina M. Stead – Improving bycatch mitigation measures for marine megafauna in Zanzibar, Tanzania (19-28)

iv) Mary B. Ontomwa, Benerd M. Fulanda, Edward N. Kimani, Gladys M. Okemwa – Hook size selectivity in the artisanal handline fishery of Shimoni fishing area, south coast, Kenya (29-46)

v) Ulrich M. Martin, Sébastien Jaquemet – Effects of urea and lipid removal from Carcharhinus leucas and Galeocerdo cuvier white muscle on carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios (47-56)

vi) Lulu T. Kaaya – Ecological classification of estuaries along the Tanzanian mainland: a tool for conservation and management (57-65)

vii) Judith A. Okello, Victor M. Alati, Sunanda Kodikara, James Kairo, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, Nico Koedam – The status of Mtwapa Creek mangroves as perceived by the local communities (67-81)

viii) Lisa K.Y. Ah Shee Tee, Daneshwar Puchooa, Vishwakalyan Bhoyroo, Chandani Appadoo – A review of nudibranch (Mollusca: Euthyneura) diversity from the Republic of Mauritius: status and future work (83-93)

ix) Mauvis Gore, Umer Waqas, Mohammed M. Khan, Ejaz Ahmad, Asghar S. Baloch, Abdul R. Baloch – A first account of the elasmobranch fishery of Balochistan, south-west Pakistan (95-105)

x) Gabriel Barathieu, Olivier Konieczny, Joseph Poupin – The cavernicolous swimming crab Atoportunus dolichopus Takeda, 2003 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Portunidae) reported for the first time in the Western Indian Ocean during technical dives in the mesophotic zone (107-111)

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