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INDIAN JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCES

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Volume 39 Number 2

June 2010

CONTENTS

 

 

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

 

165

Oil spill model based on the kelvin wave theory and artificial wind field for the Persian Gulf;

M A Badri & A R Azimian

 

 

182

Distribution of heavy metals in the vicinity of a nuclear power plant, east coast of India: with emphasis on copper concentration and primary productivity;

R Rajamohan, T S Rao, B Anupkumar, A C Sahayam, M V Balarama Krishna,
V P Venugopalan & S V Narasimhan

 

 

192

Environmental controls on the seasonal carbon dioxide fluxes in the northeastern Indian Ocean;

S Sardessai, M V Maya, Suhas Shetye, S Prasanna Kumar, Veronica Fernandes, Jane paul & N Ramaiah

 

 

201

Benthic polychaetes as good indicators of anthropogenic impact;

S Sivadas, B Ingole & M Nanajkar

 

 

212

Isolation, optimization and characterization of selected Cyanophycean members;


V L Nagle, N M Mhalsekar & T G Jagtap

 

 

219

Observations on the reproduction of Acropora corals along the Tuticorin coast of the Gulf of Mannar, Southeastern India;

K Diraviya Raj & J K Patterson Edward

 

 

227

Distribution of mesopelagic micronekton in the Arabian Sea during the winter monsoon;

P K Karuppasamy, K R Muraleedharan, P K Dineshkumar & M Nair

 

 

238

Seasonal variation in fishery diversity of some wetlands of the Salcete Taluka, Goa, India; †††

Brenda Fernandes & C T Achuthankutty

 

 

248

Suspended sediment dynamics in Krishna estuary, east coast of India;

 

V Rajani Kumari & I Mrutyunjaya Rao

257

Antibacterial and antifungal activities of polychaete Perinereis cultrifera;

S Elayaraja, P Murugesan & T Balasubramanian

 

 

262

Purification and characterization of esterase from marine Vibrio fischeri isolated from squid;

P Ranjitha & A Mohankumar

 

 

270

Antifouling sesquiterpene from the Indian soft coral, Sinularia kavarattiensis Alderslade & Prita;

V P Limna Mo , T V Raveendran, P S Parameswaran,
R J Kunnath and N Sathyan

 

 

274

Reproductive biology of Sardinella longiceps along Ratnagiri coast off Maharashtra;

A V Deshmukh, S R Kovale, M S Sawant , M M Shirdhankar &
A B Funde

 

 

280

Studies on the reproductive biology of Indian Sand Whiting, Sillago sihama (Forsskal); ††††††††

Ebtisam F Shamsan & Zakir Ali Ansari

 

 

285

Naphthalene induced activities on growth, respiratory metabolism and biochemical composition in juveniles of Metapenaeus affinis
(H.Milne Edward, 1837);

Z A Ansari, Parveen Farshchi & Moosa Faniband

 

 

 

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

290

Skeletonema (Bacillariophyceae) in Indian waters: A reappraisal;

R K Naik, D Sarno, W H C F Kooistra, P M DíCosta & A C Anil

 

 

294

Antibacterial phenolics from the mangrove Lumnitzera racemosa;

Lisette DíSouza, Solimabi Wahidulla & Prabha Devi

 

 

299

Toxicological studies on the effect of copper, lead and zinc on selected enzymes in the adductor muscle and intestinal diverticula of the green mussel
Perna viridis;

Aanand S, Purushothaman C S, Pal A K & Rajendran K V