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Study finds that most valuable predatory fish in reef systems can only survive with modest catch quotas Fisheries need sensible management to remain productive   Study Link: http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)31325-2 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.062 Suggested Tweet: https://twitter.com/WCSNewsroom/status/819667513906753537   New York (January 12, 2017) – Fishing is fundamentally altering the food chain in coral reefs and putting dual pressures on...
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science has just published its latest issue at http://www.ajol.info/index.php/wiojms. We invite you to view the Table of Contents below and then visit our web site to access articles and items of interest.
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The fourth issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief for 2016 is out and contains several interesting articles some of which are on the Nairobi Convention events organized jointly with WIOMSA and WIOMSA’s events such as evaluation of the MASMA Programme; MASMA Grantees meeting and the Board meeting. Also included are articles of new collaboration between WIOMSA...
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The publication on “Case studies on climate change and African coastal fisheries: a vulnerability analysis and recommendations for adaptation options,” is out. The publication was edited by Jim Anderson and Timothy Andrew and produced by the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)–FAO Fish Programme (NFFP) Component C (FMM/GLO/003/MUL) and the FAO’s EAF-Nansen Project. The objective...
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The September edition of the quarterly WIOMSA Newsbrief is out. The issue features regional news, articles from WIOMSA’s MARG Grantees and stories from newly minted PhDs. The articles include: Managing Non-Academic Impact of Research: Capacity Building for Impact Training held in Mombasa. WIOFish Revamped Training on Scientific Cruise Planning, Oceanographic Sampling, Fisheries and Data Management....
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IOC-SmartFish programme is pleased to submit herewith its new publication: a comic strip entitled ‘The Shark Fin Soup’. The Shark Fin Soup is a project that the Seychellois artist, Peter Lalande, had in mind for a long time. He wanted to tell a story about a cruel practice which deeply shocked him. The project became...
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  2015 Annual Report is out! WIOMSA prepares its Annual Report each year to highlight its key activities and achievements to our members, partners and stakeholders. The report also profiles selected work from its grantees and WIOMSA’s partners. Hope you will enjoy reading it. Comments are welcome. Download the full Report.        ...
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Two new publications “Sharks and Rays : A Field Guide to Common Elasmo Branchs of East Africa” and “Mangroves of the Western Indian Ocean: Status and Management” are now available for sale online at the WIOMSA Store. Orders of the publications can be made by clicking the  following link http://www.wiomsa.org/online-payments/ and then clicking purchase of books....
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The June Issue of the WIOMSA Newsbrief is out, with interesting articles written by different authors. This Issue contains articles on a publication on SWIOFP results, development of mariculture in the region; sharing experiences of co-management of small-scale fisheries and description of the recently approved MASMA projects. Also included are summaries of workshops/meetings/courses organized between...
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Researchers have discovered a handful of ‘bright spots’ among the world’s embattled coral reefs, offering the promise of a radical new approach to conservation. In one of the largest global studies of its kind, researchers conducted over 6,000 reef surveys in 46 countries across the globe, and discovered 15 ‘bright spots’ – places where, against...
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WIOMSA-Scientific-Symposium-25-years

President
Dr. Jacqueline Uku
Kenya Marine and Fisheries
Research Institute (KMFRI)
P.O. Box 81651, Mombasa 80100 KENYA
juku988@gmail.com

Vice President
Prof. Ranjeet Bhagooli
Faculty of Science
University of Mauritius
Reduit 80837
MAURITIUS
r.bhagooli@uom.ac.mu

Treasurer
Prof. Yunus Mgaya
National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)
P.O. Box 9653
Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
yunusmgaya@gmail.com

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