Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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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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A Guide to Commonly Occurring Larval Stages of Fishes in Kenyan Coastal Waters

The early life stages of most fish represent developmental intervals that are ecologically distinct from each other and especially from their later juvenile and adult stages. Knowledge of the changing ecological requirements and limitations, population dynamics, and behavior of the early stages of fish facilitates effective monitoring and management of fish populations and their habitat(s). […]
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WIOMSA Annual Report – 2013

In many ways, 2013 was a very challenging year for WIOMSA with key constitutional activities such as the election of the members of the WIOMSA Board of Trustees, the Fifth WIOMSA General Assembly and the amendment of the Constitution all taking place in the same year. In addition to these there was also the organization […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief -September 2014 – Volume 19, No.3

We are pleased to present the September, 2014 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: Science to Policy Consultative Meeting for the WIO region, Regional Fisheries Data Analysis and Scientific Writing Workshop, WWF CSO/PS Tuna Forum held in Zanzibar, ISCD Workshop and many more articles
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WIOMSA Newsbrief -June 2014 – Volume 19, No.2

We are pleased to present the June, 2014 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: WIOMSA Board Appoints Co-opted Members, Zanzibar Hosts Western Indian Ocean Training on Vulnerability Assessment, Scenario Planning, and Adaptation, The WIO-C bids farewell to Mr Ali Kaka and welcomes in a new Chair and vice-Chair, Approved MARG I Grants (2014-2015) […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2014 – Volume 19, No.1

We are pleased to present the March, 2014 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: The WIOMSA Board Elects Senior Officials of the Association, WIO Regional State of the Coast Report enters a critical stage, NOAA/WIOMSA Training Course for MPA Professionals on Understanding and Communicating Climate Change, New Publications and many more articles
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