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INDIAN JOURNAL OF GEO-MARINE SCIENCES

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Volume 40 Number 1

February 2011

Cover Page

CONTENTS

 

EDITORIAL

9

Ornamental fish industry

 

 

 

CONFERENCE REPORT

 

 

11

Training on marine ornamental fishes

 

 

 

REVIEW ARTICLE

 

 

13

Cephalopod research and bioactive substances;

J Rajasekharan Nair, Devika Pillai,
Sophia M Joseph, P Gomathi, Priya V Senan & P M Sherief

 

 

 

RESEARCH ARTICLES

 

 

28

A new species of Mustelus (Family: Triakidae) from Indian EEZ;

Sherine Sonia Cubelio, Remya R & B Madhusoodana Kurup

 

 

32

Changes of selected hydrological parameters in Hooghly estuary in response
to a severe tropical cyclone (Aila);

A Mitra, P Halder & K Banerjee

 

 

37

Simple electric powered plankton wheel for the production of aggregates in seawater on-board ship;

Varada S Damare, Sadashiv Khalap & Seshagiri Raghukumar

 

 

42

Balance of surface, advective and up-welling heat fluxes in the Gulf of Aden;
Yasser O Abulnaja, Fazal Ahmad, & Nwaf A Al-mtairi

 

 

48

Heavy Metal (Ni, Cu, Pb, Zn) Distribution in Sediments from the Coast of Trabzon in the Black Sea;

Koray Özşeker & Coşkun Erüz

55

Comparison of Isochrysis galbana and Chlorella sp. microalgae on growth and survival rate of European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis, Linnaeus 1758) larvae;

Sefa Acarlı & AynurLök

 

 

59

Studies on growth and stock assessment of Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848) from Mumbai coast, India;

Santosh Y Metar, S K Chakraborty, A K Jaiswar,
Deepa Sudheesan & Sajina A M

 

 

62

Chromosomal studies of three vulnerable marine fishes from west coast of India;
Basdeo Kushwaha, Ravindra Kumar, N S Nagpure, Satish K Srivastava, V S Basheer,
M K Anil & W S Lakra

 

 

67

Population dynamics of Bombay duck Harpadontidae nehereus (Ham, 1822) (Teleostomi/ Harpadontidae) from Mumbai waters, India;

Johnson J Balli, S K Chakraborty &
A K Jaiswar

 

 

71

Impact of discharge of soda ash industry effluent on abundance and community structure of rocky intertidal macroalgae of the Arabian Sea, Gujarat, India;

R N Jadeja & A Tewari

 

 

76

Isolation, production and characterization of bioemulsifiers of marine bacteria of coastal Tamil Nadu;

Radhakrishnan, N Kavitha, V Madhavacharyulu, E A Gnanamani &
A B Mandal

 

 

93

Vertical profile of heavy metal concentration in core sediments of Buckingham Canal, Ennore; Usha Natesan & B Ranga Rama Seshan

 

 

98

Interannual variation of northeast monsoon rainfall over southern peninsular India;
Gibies George, Charlotte B V & Ruchith R D

 

 

105

Evaluation of seagrasses for their nutritional value;

M Pradheeba, E Dilipan, E P Nobi,
T Thangaradjou & K Sivakumar

 

 

112

Isolation and characterization of 37kda heparinase from the purple fluid of Dolabella auricularia;

P Abirami, M Arumugam, T T Ajithkumar & T Balasubramaniam

 

 

117

Pattern of accumulation of heavy metals (Copper and Zinc) in the estuarine hermit crab Clibanarius longitarsus (De Hann);

P S Lyla & S Ajmal Khan

 

 

121

Biosorption of uranium and thorium by Marine micro algae;

N Manikandan, C S Siva Prasath & S Prakash

125

Evaluation of nymphicidal and ovicidal effect of a seaweed, Padina pavonica (Linn.) (Phaeophyceae) on cotton pest, Dysdercus cingulatus (Fab.);

K Sahayaraj & S Kalidas

 

 

130

Enhanced production of alpha amylase using vegetables wastes by Aspergillus niger strain SK01 marine isolate;

S Karthick Raja Namasivayam & D Nirmala

 

 

134

Zooplankton dynamics in the coastal waters of adubidri, Karnataka;

Resmi S, Reddy R V, Venkatesha Moorthy K S & Chethan N