1st – 6th July 2019

Critical habitats

  1. Appadoo, A.; S. Mattan-Moorgawa. Seasonal assessment of seagrasses status and carbon sequestration potential in a Voluntary marine conservation area and non-conservation area around Mauritius.
  2. Barbanera, A.; L. Markesteijn; M. Skov; J. Kairo. The Variation of Invertebrate Biodiversity in Mangrove Forest along a Gradient of Degradation in East Africa Coast.
  3. Benkwitt, C.; S. Wilson; N. Graham. Benefits of nutrient subsidies from seabirds to adjacent coral reefs.
  4. Botosoamananto, L.; A. Razakandrainy; M. Randrianarivo; M. Lahitsiresy; J. Andrianandrasana; T. Monja; L. Penin; G. Todinanahary; M. Adjeroud. Structure and regulation of coral assemblages on the Great Barrier Reef of Toliara, southwest Madagascar.
  5. Chiluvane, L.; C. Macamo; S. Bandeira. Comparative analysis of the structure, regeneration and organic carbon quantification of the natural and replanted mangrove forest in central Mozambique.
  6. da Silva, I.l; M. Lobo ; A. Muipela ; R. Rocha ; V. Quintino. Coral Reefs Community structure in Pemba, Northern Mozambique: 2012 vs 2016.
  7. Falinirina, A. ; J. Tsarahevitra ; B. Randriamanantsoa ; G. Tovondrainy. Biological characteristic of the coral reef ecosystem in a Local Managed marine Area in the South of Toliara.
  8. Francisco, L.; L. Nhachengo. Change of Mangrove Cover in Pemba Bay.
  9. Franken, M.; K. Sink; L. Atkinson. Identifying Fragile Marine Ecosystems to inform spatial management of critical offshore habitats.
  10. Harris, K.; L. Harris; R. Nel. Are sandy beach scavenger’s calories conscious? Food preferences of two sandy beach scavengers with different foraging strategies.
  11. Issangya, P. Particle Size and Patch Selectivity in Holothuria Atra and Holothuria Leuospilota.
  12. Japhet, E.; J. Mulonga; M. Mangora; C. Trettin; C. Werema; R. George. Ecological Characteristics and Associated Threats of Mangroves of the Rufiji Delta, Tanzania.
  13. Japhet, E.; M. Mnagora; C. Trettin. Net Primary Productivity of Mangrove Forest in the Rufiji Delta, Tanzania.
  14. Jogee, S.; S. Mattan-Moorgawa. Effect of water quality on biological and photo-physiological condition of selected reef-building corals at protected and unprotected sites in Mauritius.
  15. Kamal, A.; M. Haque; A. Akhter. Seagrasses from northeastern coast of Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean: five new global records and ecological aspect.
  16. Karisa, J.; D. Obura; B. Cowburn; G. Grimsditch; C. Chen. Spatial and temporal patterns of coral size classes along the Kenyan coast.
  17. Kaully, T.; S. Mattan-Moorgawa. Infaunal diversity associated with tropical seagrasses in a voluntary marine conservation area versus non-conservation area in Mauritius.
  18. Kerninon, F.; K. Ballorain; M. Dedeken; S. Quaglietti; B. Garel; I. Bihannic; M. Rouget; J. Dijoux; E. Lorre; F. Le Loc’h; C. Payri; C. Hellio. Anthropogenic pressure-impact relationships assessment on grazed seagrass beds in Mayotte Island: What issues for the development of seagrass beds health indicator and bioindicator to assess water quality (WFD)?
  19. Kimaru, A.; A. Mwakaribu; C. Munga. Assessment of Vulnerability of Mangroves to Flash Floods at Mwache Creek, Kenya.
  20. Kiprono, A.; J. Mutune; N. Muthama; J. Kairo. Effectiveness of Mangrove Restoration Projects along the Kenyan Coast.
  21. Kiprono, A.; J. Mutune; J. Muthama; J. Kairo. How effective are the mangrove reforestation initiatives along the Kenyan Coast.
  22. Kiti, H.; J. Odalo; P.Guyo; C. Munga; C. Kibiti; T.Wacira; L. Agoi; K. Oduor; O. Masawa; A. Fulanda. Diversity of Mangrove Fungal Endophytes from Four Mangrove Species of Coastal Kenya.
  23. Le Roux, K.; F. Mackay. Frequent artificial mouth breaching degrades Temporarily Open Closed Estuaries: Lessons learned and future concerns.
  24. Lucena, M.; L. Eggertsen; W. Goodell; C. Cordeiro. Fish assemblages of seagrass beds: a day/nigh comparison.
  25. Lyimo, L. Seaweed farming a key to coastal community livelihood subsistence and a menace to blue carbon storage in western Indian Ocean, should it be advocated?
  26. Macdonald, A.; L. Chauka. Symbiodiniaceae diversity re-evaluated: ITS2 pyrosequencing reveals unexpected diversity in the Western Indian Ocean.
  27. Manhice, H.; J. Paula. Specific composition and temporal variation of Penaeid shrimps in Tropical Estuaries – Analysis of the Bons Sinais, Macuse and Chinde estuaries at the Sofala Bank, Southeast Indian Ocean.
  28. Mbaru, E.; N. Graham; T. McClanahan; J. Cinner. Functional traits illuminate the selective impacts of different fishing gears on coral reefs.
  29. Mohall, U.; S. Mattan-Moorgawa. Effect of water quality on seagrass biomass and epiphytic growth in a voluntary marine conservation area in Mauritius.
  30. Mucave, s. E. Mucavel; P. Sitoe; A. Guissamulo. Impact of the Ghost Nets on the mangrove of Costa does Sol beach.
  31. Mwachireya, S.; B. Hartwick; M. Carreiro-Silva; T. McClanahan. Size does not matter: David versus Goliath in coral reefs.
  32. Mwaitega, S.; J. Machiwa. Phytoplankton species composition along the salinity gradient in the Pangani estuary, Tanzania.
  33. Mwijage, A.; D. Shilla; J. Machiwa; B. Benno; S. Pamba. Characterization of Trophic Interactions in Pangani Estuary and Comparison of Trophic Flow Indicators among the Tropical Estuarine Ecosystems.
  34. Njogu, A.; S. de Villiers; S. Wambua. coli and Nutrients Concentration Variations by Levels of Marine Protection on Coral Reefs of the Kenyan Western Indian Ocean.
  35. Okello, J.; C. Shawlet. Beating the odds: Mangrove restoration in tidal deserts by a local women group in Kenya.
  36. Osuka, K.; B. Stewart; C. McClean; M. Samoilys. Are ocean-exposed fringing coral reefs worthy of protection? Insights from size-abundance distribution.
  37. Pereira, M.; M. Schleyer; C. Louro. Bathymetric mapping and reef communities of Baixo Zâmbia, adjacent to the Pomene National Reserve, southern Mozambique.
  38. Perschke, M.; L. Harris; K. Sink; A. Lombard. Mapping and Assessing Coastal Ecological Infrastructure in South Africa: A First Application in False Bay and Kosi Bay.
  39. Pillay, K.; E. Senkondo; M. Semba; J. Mang’ena; F. Malesa; C. Chioze; S. Said; F. Manyenze; R. Cedras; S. Maduray. Spatio-temporal variability of chlorophyll-a off the coasts of Tanzania, Mozambique and Comoros Island.
  40. Rajkaran, A.; N. James; N. Peer. What is happening at South Africa’s planted mangrove forests? A tale of mangrove expansion and the responses of faunal communities..
  41. Ranaivomanana, S.; E. Gibbons; L. Ranivoarivelo. Spatial distribution of seagrass beds between Ifaty and Mangily (Ranobe Bay South West of Madagascar).
  42. Randrianarivo, M.; R. Botosoamananto; L. Penin; G. Todinanahary; M. Adjeroud. Spatial variation in coral recruitment on the Great Barrier Reef of Toliara, southwest Madagascar.
  43. Rasoloarijao, Z.; M. Noyon; J. Huggett; M. Roberts; J. Ternon. Comparison of mesozooplankton communities at three shallow seamounts in the South Western Indian Ocean using size spectrum analysis.
  44. Rasoloniriana, R.; T. Randrianjafimanana; J. Ramahavelo; A. Levrel; C. Gough; C. Fattebert. Seagrass habitat monitoring in the Marine Protected Area (MPA) of Barren Isles (BI): from data collection to co-management.
  45. Razanoelisoa, J.; J. Salager. Establishment of a protocol for monitoring fish population in a mangrove reserve in Ambondrolova, south-west of Madagascar.
  46. Sirikwa, L.; T. Fredrick. The success of mangrove restoration at Tudor Creek in Mombasa, Kenya.
  47. Sola, E.; I.M. da Silva; D. Glassom. Energy-effective reproduction strategy in reef-corals: is spawning seasonality and synchrony an ecological advantage over asynchronous spawning?
  48. Suleiman, O.; M. Mangora; D. Msangameno. Carbon Stocks in the Mangroves of Boma and Mahandakini Villages in Tanga, Tanzania.
  49. Febvre, O,; Berrocq-Irigoin, G,; Massé, L,; Chloé, B,. Does climate change affect coral and hydroids reproduction? 10 years of monitoring in fire and scleractinian corals in Reunion Island.