Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science -Vol 8, No 2 (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: Eddy formation around South West Mascarene Plateau (Indian Ocean) as evidenced by satellite ‘global ocean colour’ […]
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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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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.3: December 2009

The Third Issue of the WIOMSA Magazine: People and the Environment is out! The theme of the Issue is ‘ After Copenhagen, what is next, Volunteers track Humpback Whales’ and many more articles.
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WIOMSA Magazine – Issue No.2: June 2009

This is a second issue of the WIOMSA Magazine contains very interesting articles covering different topics such as; Meet the junior ecoguards; Dynamite fishing out of hand; Piracy, poverty and power; Snap shot from the Seychelles MPAs; and many more articles
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The Effects of Coral Bleaching on Coral Reef Fish, Fisheries, and Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean

The project evaluated the effects of coral bleaching and mortality on the coral reef communities, fish, and fisheries in the western Indian Ocean through a combination of field studies before and after the coral bleaching event in 1998, and the development of a historical database on benthic and fish communities. Investigators repeated fish community surveys […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2008

This Annual Report highlights main activities undertaken by WIOMSA and its partners in 2008. The past year was a year of exciting change and renewal for WIOMSA. The launch of the Western Indian Ocean Certification of Marine Protected Area Professionals (WIOCOMPAS) program stands out as the major achievement in 2008. We are pleased to have […]
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Whales and Dolphins – A Field Guide to Marine Mammals of East Africa

This practical guide contains all the information you need to be able to identify whales, dolphins and dugongs in East Africa coastal waters. This guide describes the unique characteristics of 33 different species one may find in these waters. The guide will prove indispensable for whale and dolphin watchers, students in the region and indeed […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – June 2009 – Special Election edition

We are pleased to present the June, 2009 WIOMSA Newsbrief Special Election Edition which covers Election of members of WIOMSA Board of Trustees
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2009 – Volume 14, No 1

We are pleased to present the March, 2009 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: From SUCCESS to RECOMAP and Other Projects Dr Kyewalyanga is a new Director of IMS, Dugongs found in Kiunga and Rufiji and many more articles
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – December 2009 – Volume 14, No 4

We are pleased to present the December, 2009 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: Development of low cost, environmentally friendly energy to improve water circulation and provide electricity for mariculture activities, New WIOMSA President and board officials elected, Women jewelry makers and pearl farmers carve their way to success and many more […]
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