Special Issue – Productivity in the East African Coastal Current under Climate Change is out!

The special issue of the Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, titled ‘Productivity in the East African Coastal Current under climate change has just been published. This issue, has the following articles:

i) Majuto Manyilizu, Philip Sagero, Issufo Halo, Shigalla B. Mahongo – A comparative study of ocean surface interannual variability in Northern Tanzania and the Northern Kenya Bank

ii) Joseph Kamau, Noah Ngisiange, Oliver Ochola, James Kilionzi, Amon Kimeli, Shigalla B. Mahongo, Harrison Onganda, Charles Mitto, Boaz Ohowa, Charles Magori, Edward Kimani, Melckzedeck Osore – Factors influencing spatial patterns in primary productivity in Kenyan territorial waters

iii) Margareth S. Kyewalyanga, Nyamisi Peter, Masumbuko Semba, Shigalla B. Mahongo – Coastal upwelling and seasonal variation in phytoplankton biomass in the Pemba Channel

iv) Joseph Kamau, Oliver Ochola, Boaz Ohowa, Charles Mitto, Charles Magori, Chepkemboi Labatt, Melkizedeck Osore, Shigalla B. Mahongo, Margareth S. Kyewalyanga – Employing multivariate analysis to determine the drivers of productivity on the North Kenya Bank and in Kenyan territorial waters

v) Issufo Halo, Philip Sagero, Majuto Manyilizu, Shigalla B. Mahongo – Biophysical modelling of coastal upwelling variability and circulation along the Tanzanian and Kenyan coasts

vi) Marisol García-Reyes, Shigalla B. Mahongo – Present and future trends in winds and SST off central East Africa

vii) Baraka C. Sekadende, Joseph S. Sululu, Albogast T. Kamukuru, Mathias M. Igulu, Shigalla B. Mahongo  – Preliminary findings on the food and feeding dynamics of the anchovy Stolephorus commersonnii (Lacepède, 1803) and the Indian mackerel Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1817) from Tanga Region, Tanzania

viii) Joseph S. Sululu, Albogast T. Kamukuru, Baraka C. Sekadende, Shigalla B. Mahongo, Mathias M. Igulu  Reproductive biology of the anchovy (Stolephorus commersonnii, Lacepède, 1803) and spotted sardine (Amblygaster sirm, Walbaum, 1792) from Tanga Region, Tanzania

ix) Albogast T. Kamukuru, Shigalla B. Mahongo, Baraka C. Sekadende, Joseph S. Sululu – Age, growth and mortality of the anchovy Stolephorus commersonnii (Lacepède,1803) (Clupeiformes) caught off the coast of Tanga, Tanzania

x) Jacob Ochiewo, Fridah Munyi, Edward Waiyaki, Faith Kimanga, Nicholas Karani, Joseph Kamau, Shigalla B. Mahongo – Livelihood impacts and adaptation in fishing practices as a response to recent climatic changes in the upwelling region of the East African Coastal Current

xi) Rosemarie Mwaipopo, Shigalla B. Mahongo – Adaptive capacity of small pelagic fishing communities in coastal Tanga (Tanzania) to changes in climate-related phenomena

Individual papers or the whole issue can be downloaded from here.

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