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2009 Publications in Refereed Journals



1. Mwandya, A.W., Gullstrom, M., A hman, M.C., Andersson, M.H. and Mgaya, Y.D., 2009. Fish assemblages in Tanzanian mangrove creek systems influenced by solar salt farm constructions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 82: 193-200.

2. Daniel Abel Shilla, Takashi Asaeda, Martin Kalibbala., 2009. Phosphorus speciation in Myall Lake sediment, NSW, Australia. Wetlands Ecology and Management 17 (2):85-91.

3. Semesi, I. S, Beer, S. and Bjork, M. 2009. Seagrass photosynthesis controls rates of calcification and photosynthesis in calcareous macroalgae. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 382: 41-47.

4. Semesi, I. S, Kangwe, J. and Bjork, M. 2009. Calcification and Photosynthetic Responses of a Coralline Alga to Changes in Seawater pH and Elevated CO2. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 84: 337-341.

5. Mamboya F., Lugomela, C., Mvungi, E., Hamisi, M., Kamukuru, A.T. and Lyimo, T.J. (2009) Seagrass - sea urchin interaction in shallow littoral zones of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 19: 19 - 26.

6. Bachok Z, Meziane T, Mfilinge PL, Tsuchiya M. (2009) Fatty acid markers as an indicator of temporal changes in food sources of the bivalve Quidnipagus palatum. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 12: (4) 390-400.

7. Gaspare L., Machiwa, J.F., Mdachi, SJ.M., Streck, G. and Brack, W. 2009 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) contamination of surface sediments and oysters from the intertidal areas of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Environmental Pollution 157: 24-34.

8. Gil Penha-Lopes, Fabrizio Bartolini, Samwel Limbu, Stefano Cannicci, Erik Kristensen and Jose Paula (2009). Are fiddler crabs potentially useful ecosystem engineers in mangrove wastewater wetlands? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58:1694-1703.

9. Fabrizio Bartolini, Gil Penha-Lopes, Samwel Limbu, Jose-Paula, and Stefano Cannicci (2009). Behavioural responses of the mangrove fiddler crabs (Uca annulipes and U. inversa) to urban sewage loadings: Results of a mesocosm approach. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58:1860-1867.

10. Kamukuru, A.T. (2009) Trap fishery and reproductive biology of a whitespotted rabbitfish, Siganus sutor (Siganidae) within the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserves. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 8: 75-86.

11. Mamboya, F., Lugomela, C., Mvungi, E., Hamisi, M., Kamukuru, A.T. & Lyimo, T.J. (2009) Seagrass-sea urchin interaction in shallow littoral zones of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. (Published online) DOI: 10.1002/aqc.1020.

12. McClanahan, T.R., Cinner, J., Kamukuru, A.T., Abunge, C. & Ndagala, J. (2009) Management preferences, perceived benefits and conflicts among resource users and managers in the Mafia Island Marine Park, Tanzania. Environmental Conservation 35: 340-350.

13. McClanahan, T.R., Muthiga, N.A., Maina, J., Kamukuru, A.T. & Yahya, S. (2009) Changes in northern Tanzania coral reefs during a period of increased fisheries management and climatic disturbance. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. (Published online) DOI: 10.1002/aqc.1041.

14. Onyango, P. O. 2009. Re-configuring Poverty: The Wickedness Perspective. African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries 12: 37-46. ISBN 9970-713-06-6

2009 Books and Chapters in Books



(a) Books

(b) Chapters in Books

1. Lugendo BR, Mgaya YD & Semesi AK. 1999. The seagrass and associated macroalgae at selected beaches along Dar es Salaam coast. In: Richmond, M.D. and Francis, J. (Editors). Marine Science Development in Tanzania and Eastern Africa. Proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania. 28 June - 1 July 1999, Zanzibar, Tanzania, 359 - 373 pp.