1st – 6th July 2019
Mauritius

2017 Posters L – P

132. * G. Lahitsiresy Max, E. J. Pernet, E. Aublet, C. Brandily, A. Khripounoff, P. Noel, S. Dupré, S. Jorry & K. Olu – Diversity of macrofauna in a deep-sea cold-seep environment along the North-Western margin of Madagascar
133. * G. Lahitsiresy Max, M. Boulard, I. Van Den Beld, J. Tourolle, S. Dupré & K. Olu – Megafauna community structure in a deep-sea cold-seep environment along the North-Western margin of Madagascar
134. H. Lamtane & A. Nyirenda – Assessment of mangrove status and fish community in Pangani estuary
135. * L. Leonard – Role of Salinity on Growth Performance of Oreochromis niloticus♀ and Oreochromis urolepis urolepis♂‚ Hybrids
136. A. Leoville, R. Lagarde, H. Grondi, L. Fraive, E. Rasoanirina & N. Teichert – Habitat selectivity of the mud crab, Scylla serrata (Decapoda: Portunidae), for building burrows within a fringing mangrove
137. Y.D. Louis, R. Bhagooli & S. Dyall – Differential patterns of heat shock protein gene expression in the coral Acropora muricata and its algal symbiont along a coast-reef scale
138. R. Long – Working towards sustainability in Madagascar’s reef octopus fishery: a journey towards improvement
139. E. Longépée & C. De Souza – Relationship of Maore people to the Boueni mangrove: practices, uses, knowledge and perception
140. J. Lumbasi – The impact of coastal infrastructure on Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Nesting Sites at the Kenyan Coast
141. R. Mabwa & B. Fulanda – The Role of Intertidal Macrophytes on Sediment and Habitat Stabilization; Case Study of Bofa beach, Kilifi, Kenya
142. C. Macamo, S. Bandeira, R. Mahanzule, H. Balidy, H. Mabilana & V. Machava – Mangrove rehabilitation in natural resource dependent communities in Mozambique: lessons learned from success and failures
143. S. Machaieie – Spawning aggregation of fish in the north of Mozambique
144. V. Machava – Mangrove forests valuation across selected estuaries in Mozambique: comparative assessment of ecosystem services, stakeholder engagement, value chains and resources management

146. V. Machava, l. Vetina & A. Macia – Assessment of heavy metals and subtidal macrofauna associated to the sediments at Nacala Bay, Mozambique
147. F. MacKay, S. Weerts & G. Gouws – Estuarine lakes: linkages and lineages across longitudes in the Western Indian Ocean
148. J. Mahafina, H. Jaonalison, F. Behivoke, L. Radonirina, M. Leopold, D. Ponton, G. Todinanahary, M. Adjeroud & T. Lavitra – First results of the IH.SM-IRD Young Research Team: example of coral reef research in Toliara, SW Madagascar
149. H. Mahavory – Testing of spawning induction in edible oysters in Southern Madagascar
150. J. Mahenge, R. Katikiro & J. Msangi, D. Charles – Community based actions to reduce threat to sea turtles mortality from plastic litter in coastal districts, Tanzania
151. J. Mahenge, M. Langen & R. Katikiro – Rapid assessment of climate change amplified shoreline changes as threats to coastal tourism potential of Bongoyo and Mbudya Island marine reserves, Tanzania
152. G.W. Maina, C. N. Mung, W. N. Kanyange, H. Ong’anda, M. Barabara, S. Komu, H. Yussuf, A. Swabir, J. King & A. L. Green – Establishing Fisheries Co-management Areas in Kenya: Integrating Science and Management
153. E. Maire, S. D’Agata, J. Cinner, V. Ramahery, D. Mouillot, E. Darling, L. Velez & C. Aliaume – Drivers of household fishing and selling strategies in coral reefs of Northwest Madagascar
154. S. Majola – Water Quality Assessment and Nutrient Loading in the Knysna Estuary, South Africa
155. M. Mangora, S. Bandeira & C. Trettin – Developing a Regional Mangrove Restoration Guide for Eastern Africa
156. M. Mangora, M. Njana & C. Trettin – Mangrove forest composition and structure in Rufiji Delta: implications for management
157. F. Manyenze – Characterization of Fisheries Resources in the Lower Tana Delta and Estuary, North Coast Kenya
158. E. Mariano – The Ibo and the Inhaca islands: the sea and its resources between norms, culture and daily needs
159. D. Maringa & J. Kairo – How viable are mangroves in supposedly inaccessible sites in Kenya: the case of Sii Island, Kwale County, Kenya
160. D.M. Mathai, H. Ong’anda, B. Yongo & E. Kimani – Benefits of remote sensing in science and management: a case study of eddies and productivity of Kenyan Coast
161. I. M. da Silva – The importance of being older and wealthier for coastal community perceptions
162. C. Mason-Parker, P. Kowalski, C. Atkinson, A. Bradley, A. Grant & I. Ravinia – Inter-Island Nesting Distribution of Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) Encountered at Curieuse Marine National Park, Seychelles
163. * U. Masoud – Assessment of Milkfish Farming and Occurrence of Mycobacterium Marinum Infection in Selected Fish farms of Zanzibar, Tanzania
164. N. Mbaru – The Appropriateness of Carbon Offsets Methodologies and Standards in Mangrove Forestry
165. E. Mbaru, J. Cinner, N. Graham & T. McClanahan – Ecological implications of a conservation innovation: How do escape slot traps alter the selectivity and climate sensitivity of coral reef fisheries?
166. * A. Mboga – Effect of selected plant extracts on growth of Oreochromis niloticus fry
167. T. McClanahan & N. Muthiga – Western Indian Ocean Coral Reef Biodiversity and Climate Stress
168. N. Mdogo – Law enforcement and anti-bomb fishing operations
169. S. Meunier, R. Klaus, E. Hardman & J. Nemorin – Participatory Integrated Coastal Zone Management Planning for the island of Rodrigues (Republic of Mauritius)
170. P. Miloslavich, J. Cruz-Motta & E. Klein – Building a marine biodiversity observation network: an example from South America
171. K. Minnaar & H. Bouwman – A comparison of metals and metalloid concentrations in African Penguin eggs from the Indian and Atlantic oceans
172. D. Mirera, C. Simon, J. Cobcroft & G. Coman – Farming aclimatized freshwater nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in brackish water ponds at the Kenyan coast
173. F. Mirobo, S. Hamed & N. Jiddawi – Contribution of local communities organizations in sea turtles and marine mammals conservation in Zanzibar
174. F. Mlingi, H. Lamtane & S. Chenyambuga – Mapping and Characterization of the Brine Shrimp Artemia in Tanzania
175. F. P. Mmanda, D. P. Mulokozi, J. E. Lindberg, T. Lundh, A. N. Halldén, M. Mtolera, R. Kitula – Assessment on abundance and chemical composition of local feedstuffs used by Tilapia fish farmers in Tanzania
176. K. Modoosoodun & A. Nicolas – Sea Surface Temperature spatio-temporal variability in the Indian Ocean: A Local to Regional to Basin scale perspective using Remote Sensing
177. * R. Mofokeng & D. Glassom – Preliminary results showing the effect of microplastics on the survival of the amphipod G. lognorum following a 10 day exposure
178. * M. Mohamed, M. Mwatete, N. Wambiji & S. Jorge – Assessment of marine mega-fauna by-catch along the Kenyan coast
179. * E. Morais & A. Tinga – Dynamics of artisanal fishing Sharks in Zalala Fishing Center, Zambézia province, Mozambique
180. * T. Moyikwa – Resonance between scientific findings and indigenous knowledge in fishing communities along the South African coast under climate change
181. * N. Mrombo, C. Mlewa, C. Munga & J. Manyala – Stock Status and some Biological Aspects of Lethrinus lentjan (Lacapede, 1802), in South Coast Kenya
182. J. Mshana, Y. Mgaya & Y. Shaghude – Mitochondrial DNA Control Region Revealed a Single Genetic Stock Structure of Scomberomorus commerson Lacépède (1800) in the Northern Tanzania Coastal Waters
183. F. Msuya – Application of sap from the seaweed Euchuema denticulatum as plant growth stimulator to enhanced food production in Tanzania
184. * A. Mtsomo, S. Mwaguni & C. Munga – Characterization of Marine Litter at Bahari Club Beach, Mombasa, Kenya and Implication for Environmental Management
185. J. Mtwana, J. Kairo & M. Huxham – Monitoring forest structure in a community-based mangrove conservation project: A case study of Mikoko Pamoja
186. M. Mubai & J. Machele – Towards an Understanding of the Contribution of Coastal Ecosystems in the Wellbeing of Coastal Communities in Cabo Delgado Province of Mozambique
187. J. Mulonga, P. Bunting, L. Lucas, R. Rosenqvist, P. Eijk, P. Wade – Mangrove Watch Africa. Relevance to the Rufiji Delta, Tanzania
188. E Mueni, J. Manyala, E. Kimani, J. Njiru, G. Waweru & M Olendo – Population characteristics of the Kenya’s Spiny lobster fishery (Palinuridae) and forecasting possible management measures
189. L. Mulupi & J. Onyango – Fisheries co-management in the face of coastal development in Lamu, Kenya
190. F. Munyi – Governance and tenure of mangrove forests in Kwale district, Kenya
191. F. Munyi – An assessment of the social and economic dimensions of the beach seine fishery in Lamu County, Kenya
192. * M. Murunga – Gender Perspectives In Western Indian Ocean Small Scale Fisheries
193. J. Mussa, M. Samoilys & K. Osuka – Using fisheries and biological information to inform co-management in Northern Mozambique: participatory approaches
194. S. Musyoka – Potential use of bioremediation methods for mariculture wastes
195. N. Muthiga, J. Harris, M. Kodia & K. Osuka – Co-management of coastal small-scale fisheries: lessons and experiences from the western Indian Ocean
196. N. Koedam, B. Mutisya, J. Kairo, J. Ndungu & M. Kervyn – Modelling soil erosion potential in the transboundary (Kenya & Tanzania) catchment of river Umba using remotely sensed data
197. A. Mutua, A. Valencia, O. D. de Cerio, M. Ortiz-Zarragoitia & I. Cancio – Transcriptional regulation of gametogenesis-related and apoptosis marker genes along the HPG-axis of the thicklip grey mullet from a polluted harbour in the Bay of Biscay, Southwestern Europe
198. H. Muumin – Challenges and Opportunities for Milkfish (Chanos chanos) and other Finfish Aquaculture Development in Zanzibar
199. P. Mvula – Rocky shore community dynamics: Zoanthid community assemblages

201. R. Mwaipopo, C. Sabinot & Z. Maulid – Perceptions on the Mozambique Channel as an entity in terms of socio-cultural representation and its relevance to management and local livelihoods
202. R. Mwaipopo, L. Evans, S. Mahongo, J. Ochieyo & F. Munyi – Livelihood impacts and adaptation in fishing practices in response to changes in the upwelling region of coastal East Africa under climate change
203. * S. Mwaitega, J. Testa & J. Machiwa – Nutrient Budget in the Pangani Estuary, Tanzania by using a box model
204. C. Mwakosya, N. Jiddawi & Y. Mgaya – Estimation of growth and mortality parameters for two penaeid prawn species in Tanzanian coastal waters
205. J. Mwaluma, J. Kilonzo, E. Kimani – Plankton productivity and fish larvae distribution in Kenya’s offshore waters:
206. * P. Mwangudza – An Evaluation of Fisheries Potential of Solar Salt Works Reservoirs in Ungwana Bay, Kenya
207. S. Mwansasu, L. Westerberg & A. Dahlberg – Landscape processes, resource use and conservation ideologies in the Rufiji Delta, Tanzania – An examination of population and degradation narratives
208. E. Mwashinga – Determination of selected heavy metals in river Mukurumudzi to establish potential contamination from land based activities and sources
209. L. Mwasi – Lamu Vulnerability Assessment
210. * B. Nassongole – Artisanal fishing of bivalve and gastropod molluscs in Northern Mozambique
211. N. Nazurally, K. Damry, S. Facknath & V. Bhoyroo – A study of the antimicrobial and antioxidant properties from the Scaridae fish mucus
212. J. N. Ndarathi – Unveiling the Artisanal Fish Trade Organisation in Coastal Kenya: Identifying Goods and Services, Stakeholders and Challenges
213. M. Ngarari – Quality of artemia cysts produced in Kenyan salt ponds
214. J. Ngeti, A. Wamukota & B. Fulanda – Contribution of Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve to the socio-economic development of the neigbouring local communities
215. J. Nguu & J. Kairo – Participatory forestry for rehabilitation of degraded peri-urban mangroves in Kenya
216. J. Nhaca – Marine Reserves on Inhaca and Portuguese Islands: What is the Effectiveness Management Evaluation Based on?
217. A. Nicolas – NANO-Africa Nearshore Hydrodynamics Studies in Mauritius: A success story of capacity development in observational oceanography
218. J. Njiru, E. Kimani, J. Omukoto – Kenya marine fisheries: is it the next frontier for economic growth?
219. * V. Njuguna, A. Muthumbi & C. Kihia – Polychaete bait fishery in Mida Creek, Kenya
220. A. M. Nthiga, C. M. Kihia, A. Muthumbi, J. Okondo, J. Kanya & V. Njuguna – Shelled bait harvesting by artisanal fishers from a tropical mangrove forest, Mida Creek, Kenya
221. H. Kirauni, C. Wanjiru & J. Kairo – To make small scale mariculture in Kenya sustainable we must address the challenges of seed availability
222. J. Nyamora, K. Nyakeya, E. Magondu & J. Wakili – Growth and yield of seaweed grown under long line floating and off bottom method
223. * J. Obuya, D. Sigana, N. Wambiji, H. Onganda & V. Wang’ondu – Length-weight and diet composition in demersal teleost fishes from Kilifi County, Kenya
224. J. Odhiambo & B. Fulanda – Assessment of Anthropogenic impacts on Benthic Macro-faunal Assemblages in Kilifi Creek-Kenya
225. N. Oduor, A. Newton, J. Icely, S. Danchenco, S. Cristina, P. Goela & B. Fragoso – Nutrient stoichiometry as a tool for determining nutrient condition in coastal waters
226. E. Ogello, B. Nyonje & G. Van Stappen – Molecular divergence of the 12S-16S mtDNA region of Artemia franciscana (Kellogg, 1906) adapted to the Kenyan coastal environment
227. L. Ojwang, S. Rosendo, L. Celliers, D. Obura, A. Muiti, J. Kamula & M. Mwangi – Assessing the use of climate information in local adaptation planning: a case study of County governments in Kenya
228. C. Okello, B. Tomasello, N. Greggio, N. Wambiji & M. Antonellini – Freshwater Resources Characterization and Vulnerability to Climate Change of the Shela Aquifer in Lamu, Kenya
229. C. Okello, B. Tomasello, N. Greggio, N. Wambiji & M. Antonellini – Impact of population growth and a changing climate on the freshwater resources of Lamu Island, Kenya
230. G. Okemwa, B. Kaunda-Arara & E. Kimani – Spatio-temporal variability of reef fish recruitment on shallow fringing reefs along the Kenya coast
231. R. Okoyo & B. Fulanda – Crab Burrow Density as an Indicator of Mangrove Health; Case Study Kilifi Creek, Kenya
232. M. Olendo & L. Mwasi – WWF Kenya Marine Programme Sea Turtle Satellite Tagging Initiative
233. D. Omollo, J. Kairo, M. Githaiga & F. Tamooh – Contribution of macroalgae to organic carbon stocks in seagrass meadows in Gazi Bay, Kenya
234. H. Onganda, L. Scott & M. Odido – Transboundary issues and capacity building in the WIO region
235. * M. Ontomwa – Hook size selectivity in the handline fishery of the South coast, Kenya
236. S. Oocheetsing, V. M. Ranghoo-Sanmukhiya, V. Bhoyroo & B. Lalljee – An assessment of biodiversity of marine mollusc of Mauritius
237. R. Oteke – Indigenous Knowledge Systems; A Re-emerging Approach to Climate change Adaptation
238. * L. Otwoma, V. Diemel, H. Reuter & A. Meyer – Genetic population structure of the convict surgeonfish Acanthurus triostegus in the Indo-Pacific: insights from mitochondrial DNA
239. M. Paubert – Community base perception on marine reserves in the deep Southern Madagascar

240. J. Paul – Fishery-targeted reef fish recover in community managed no-take marine reserves – shifted to posters from Oral
241. I. Pelegrín, M. Mafambissa, A. Uetimane, E. Chambal & L. D. Luís – National Marine Sanctuary of Nhamábue. Preliminary Proposal for a Category of Management, Inhambane Province, Mozambique
242. L. Penin, F. Jouval, M. Hoareau, A. Lutrand & M. Adjeroud – Spatial variability in 2016 bleaching event impact at Rodrigues Island
243. G. Porriños, M. Riddell, R. Cachimo, J. Mussa, K. Osuka, M. Samoilys, C. Gough, S. Rosendo & M. Wilson – Assessing seasonal variations of octopus maturity and octopus fishers’ livelihood activities in order to determine timings for community-led temporary closures of the octopus (Octopus cyanea) fishery in Cabo Delgado, Northern Mozambique
244. R. Proud – Using AIS for Small Scale Fisheries Management