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2007 Publications in Refereed Journals



1. Lugendo, B.R., Nagelkerken, I., Jiddawi, N., Mgaya, Y.D. and van der Velde, G. 2007. Fish community composition of a tropical non-estuarine embayment in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Fisheries Science 73: 1213-1223.

2. Lugendo, B.R., Nagelkerken, I., Kruitwagen, G., van der Velde, G. and Mgaya, Y.D. 2007. The relative importance of mangroves as feeding habitats for fishes: A comparison among mangrove habitats with different settings. Bulletin of Marine Science 80(3): 497-512.

3. Lugendo, B.R., de Groene, A., , Cornelissen, I., Pronker, A., Nagelkerken, I., der Velde, G., and Mgaya, Y.D., 2007. Spatial and temporal variation in fish community of a marine embayment in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Hydrobiologia 586: 1-16.

4. Kimirei, I.A. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2007. Influence of environmental factors on seasonal changes in clupeid catches in the Kigoma area of Lake Tanganyika. African Journal of Aquatic Science 32(3): 291-298.

5. Kaaya, L-T., Lugomela, C. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2007. Spatial and temporal variations in phytoplankton species composition, abundance, biomass and productivity in the selected Momela Lakes, Arusha, Tanzania. Discovery and Innovation 19: 25-31.

6. Meziane T, Lee SY, Mfilinge PL, Shin PKS, Lam MHW, Tsuchiya M. (2007) Inter-specific and geographical variations in fatty acid composition of mangrove leaves: implications for using fatty acids as trophic tracers. Marine Biology 150:1103-1113.

7. Mchenga IS, Mfilinge PL, Tsuchiya M. (2007) Bioturbation activity by the grapsid crab Helice formosensis and its effects on mangrove sedimentary organic matter. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 73:316-324.

8. Lugomela, C. (2007). Noctiluca scintillans (Dinophyceae) in central coastal waters of Tanzania: a new phytoplankton record in the area. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 6: 117-124.

9. Kruitwagen G, Nagelkerken I, Lugendo BR, Pratap HB & Wendelaar Bonga SE. 2007. Influence of morphology and amphibious life-style on the feeding ecology of the mudskipper Periophthalmus argentilineatus. Journal of Fish Biology 71: 39-52.

10. Lugendo BR, Nagelkerken I, Jiddawi N, van der Velde G & Mgaya YD. 2007. Fish community composition of a tropical non-estuarine embayment in Zanzibar (Tanzania). Fisheries Science 73:1213-1223.

11. Lugendo BR, Nagelkerken I, Kruitwagen G, van der Velde G & Mgaya YD. 2007. The relative importance of mangroves as feeding habitat for juvenile fishes: a comparison on mangrove habitats with different settings. Bulletin of Marine Science 80(3): 497-512.

12. Lugendo BR, de Groene A, Cornelissen I, Pronker A, Nagelkerken I, van der Velde G & Mgaya YD. 2007. Spatial and temporal variation in fish community structure of a marine embayment in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Hydrobiologia 586: 1-16.

13. Mtanga A. and Machiwa J.F. 2007. Heavy metal pollution levels in water and oysters, Saccostrea cucullata, from Mzinga Creek and Ras Dege mangrove ecosystems, Tanzania. African Journal of Aquatic Science 32 (3): 235 - 244

14. Mtanga, A. and Machiwa, J.F. 2007. Assessment of heavy metal pollution in sediment and polychaete worms from the Mzinga Creek and Ras Dege mangrove ecosystems, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. 6(2) 125 -135.

15. De la Torre-Castro M., Ochiewo M.J., Kithakeni Mbaga T. & Pinault M. (2007). A framework for addressing socio-economic and management aspects of sea cucumber resources in the Western Indian Ocean. SPC Beche de mer Information Bulletin 25: 22 -28.

16. R.aes, M., M. De Troch, S.G.M. Ndaro, A. Vannruesel and A. Muthumbi. 2007. The structuring role of microhabitat type in coral degradation zones: a case study of nematodes from Kenya and Zanzibar. Journal of Coral Reef Research. 26: 113-126.

17. Lamtane, H.A., H.B. Pratap and S.M.G. Ndaro. 2007. Reproductive Biology of Gerres oyena (Pisces: Gerreidae) Along the Bagamoyo Coast, Tanzania. Western Indian J. Mar. Sci. Vol.6, No. 1 pp 29-35.

2007 Books and Chapters in Books



(a) Books



(b) Chapters in Books

1. Mgaya, Y. and Mmbaga, T., 2007. Sea cucumbers in Tanzania. In: Conand, C. and Muthiga, N. (Editors), Commercial Sea Cucumbers: A Review for the Western Indian Ocean. WIOMSA Book Series No. 5: 53-59.