Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 13, No 1 (2014)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Morphology of the Zambezi River plume in the Sofala Bank, Mozambique,Culture Suitability of Selected Coral Species […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 12, No 1 (2013)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Polychaeta community in peri-urban equatorial and subtropical mangroves of East Africa,Distribution, abundance and ecology of the […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science – Vol 9, No 2 (2010)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Phenology of Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh. in a Disjunctly-zoned Mangrove Stand in Kenya, Diversity of the […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 8, No 1 (2009)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Coastal Habitat Mapping Along the Tanzania/Mozambique Transboundary Area Using Landsat 5 TM Imagery, Climatology and Landfall […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 6, No 1 (2008)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: A Ten-year Period of Daily Sea Surface Temperature at a Coastal Station in Reunion Island, Indian […]
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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 5, No 1 (2006)

The Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science (WIOJMS) provides an avenue for the wide dissemination of high quality research generated in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region. This journal issue covers an interesting array of articles such as: Effect of Recreational Fish Feeding on Reef Fish Community Composition and Behaviour, Fecundity of the deep-water […]
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Sea cucumbers in the western Indian Ocean: Improving management of an important but poorly understood resource. WIOMSA Book Series

Across the Western Indian Ocean harvesting of sea cucumbers is predominantly carried out by artisanal fishers. Worldwide production of beche-de-mer that is processed from sea cucumbers is currently not sufficient to meet the demand of the Asian Market and pressure to continue fishing is still very high. This coupled with declining stocks and weak management […]
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Commercial Sea Cucumbers – A review for the Western Indian Ocean. WIOMSA Book No 5

Sea cucumbers (Holothurians) are a group of marine invertebrates that are harvested worldwide in tropical and subtropical countries. Over the past decades, a significant increase in the demand for sea cucumber has led to an explosion in exploitation often resulting in population declines in many producing nations. Because of the importance of sea cucumbers as […]
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