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2006 Publications in Refereed Journals



1. Lugomela, C., Pratap, H.B. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2006. Cyanobacteria blooms–a possible cause of mass mortality of Lesser Flamingos in Lake Manyara and Lake Big Momela, Tanzania. Harmful Algae 5: 534-541.

2. Lugendo, B.R., Nagelkerken, I., der Velde, G., and Mgaya, Y.D., 2006. The importance of mangroves, mud/sand flats and seagrass beds as feeding areas for juvenile fishes in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar: gut content and stable isotope analysis. Journal of Fish Biology 69: 1639-1661.

3. Kimirei, I.A. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2006. Assessment of the status of Lates stappersii (Centropomidae) stock in lift-net fishery in Lake Tanganyika, Kigoma, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Science 32(2): 1-12.

4. Mwita, C.J., Nkwengulila, G. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2006. Lake Victoria parasites of clariid fishes 18S ribosomal nucleotide sequences. GeneBank, Acc. No. DQ813444-DQ813465. In: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

5. Mwita, C.J., Nkwengulila, G. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2006. Lake Victoria parasites of clariid fishes cyt. b.nucleotide sequences. GeneBank, Acc. No. DQ646345-DQ646374. In: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

6. Daniel Shilla, Takashi Asaeda, Takeshi Fujino, Brian Sanderson., 2006. Decomposition of dominant submerged macrophytes: Implications for nutrient release in Myall Lake, NSW, Australia. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 14 (5):427-433.

7. Shilla, D. A., Takashi, A., Kian, S., Hemantha L. R., Manatunge, J., 2006. Phosphorus concentration in sediment, water and tissues of three submerged macrophytes of Myall Lake, Australia. Wetlands Ecol Manage. 14 (6):549-558.

8. Bachok Z, Mfilinge PL, Tsuchiya M. (2006) Characterization of fatty acid composition in healthy and bleached corals from Okinawa, Japan. Coral Reefs 25(4):545-554.

9. Bachok Z, Mfilinge PL, Tsuchiya M (2006) Food sources of coexisting suspension- feeding bivalves as indicated by fatty acid biomarkers, subjected to the bivalve abundances on a tidal flat. Journal of Sustainability Science and Management 1 (1):92-111.

10. Lugomela, C., Pratap H.B and Mgaya, Y.D. (2006). Cyanobacteria blooms - a possible cause of mass mortality of Lesser Flamingos in Lake Manyara and Lake Big Momela, Tanzania. Harmful Algae. 5: 534-541.

11. Lugomela, C. (2006). Autecology of the toxic dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus toxicus Adachi et Fukuyo (Dinophyceae) in central coastal areas of Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 5: 213-221.

12. Lyimo, T.J., Mvungi, E.F., Lugomela, C., Bjork, M. (2006). Seagrass biomass and productivity in seaweed and non-seaweed farming areas in the east coast of Zanzibar. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 5: 141-152.

13. Lyimo, T.J. and Lugomela, C. (2006). Nitrogenase activity in intertidal sediment along the Tanzanian Coast, Western Indian Ocean. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 5: 133-140.

14. Tamatamah, R.A., Hecky, R.E, and Duthie, H.C., 2006. Phosphorus and suspended sediment loading from two rivers flowing into Lake Victoria in Tanzania. Verh. Verein. Theor. Angew. Limnol. 29 (3): 1697-1701.

15. J. Francis, J. Tobey, and E. Torell 2006. Balancing Development and Conservation Needs in the Western Indian Ocean Region. Ocean and Coastal Management Volume 49(11):789-791

16. Nguli M M., Rydberg, L. and Francis, J. Francis. 2006. Estimate of water residence times in Tudor Creek, Kenya based on sea surface heat fluxes and observations of the horizontal temperature gradient during different seasons. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 5(2): 163-178

2006 Books and Chapters in Books



(a) Books



(b) Chapters in Books

1. Tsuchiya M. MfilingePL (2006) In: 21st Century COE Program, University of the Ryukyus (ed.), Biodiversity of coral reef and island ecosystems of the Ryukyus, 00332-349. Tokai University Press. (In Japanese)