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Advances in Aquatic Ecology, Volume 9

V.B. Sakhare (Editor) B. Vasanthkumar (Editor) J.S. Mohite (Editor)

The present book is compendium of recent original research in the field of aquatic ecology. It is an assemblage of up-to-date information of rapid advances and developments taking place in the field of aquatic ecology. The chapters in the book have been contributed by eminent scientists/academicians.

The book is a unique compilation of 37 chapters which discusses exhaustive studies on fish biology, planktonology, physico-chemical environment, toxicology, physiology etc. With its application oriented and interdisciplinary approach, the book would be immensely useful to students, teachers, researchers, scientists,policy makers, environmental lawyers and others interested in aquatic ecology.

The chapters in the book have been contributed by eminent scientists/academicians active in the areas of aquatic ecology.

Contents: Preface. 1. Review of Food and Feeding Habits of Freshwater Fishes of India/V.B. Sakhare. 2. An Overview of Giant Freshwater Prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man)/Ansuman Das, Jayalaxmi Mohapatra and A. Anusikha. 3. Method of Data Collection for the Stranded Marine Mammals/V. Ravi. 4. Trends and Issues in Animal Science Research/Chhaya Panse. 5. Global Climate Change and the Activities of Marine Microbes: A Review/S.S. Navami and Ayona Jayadev. 6. Sunfish (Mola mola) at Veraval Landing Centre, Gujarat/H.L. Parmar, P.V. Parmar, J.B. Solanki and A.R. Dodia. 7. Traditional Food Product TCR from Crab Barytelphusa cunicularis (Westwood, 1836): Routine Diet of Fisher Tribes along Godavari River Coast of Maharashtra/S.P. Chavan, Pandurang Kannewad and Shivaji Poul. 8. Limnological Aspects of Riverine, Estuarine and Marine Environment in Thrissur District, Kerala/P. Nimisha and S. Sheeba. 9. Comparative Study on Water Quality Parameters of Freshwater Habitats in Selected Areas of Thiruvananthapuram City, Kerala/V. Rajani and G. Aswathy Krishnan. 10. The Study of Benthic Fauna in Canoli Canal in Relation to Environmental Parameters, Thrissur/P. Nimisha and S. Sheeba. 11. The Impact of Rainfall on Fecal Coliform Bacteria in Shallow Lakes of Silicon City, India/H. Krishna Ram. 12. Hydrochemistry of some Lentic Water Bodies of Karwar-Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka/B. Vasanthkumar, S.V. Roopa and B.K. Gangadhar. 13. Physico-chemical and Bacteriological Parameters of Hemavathi River at Holenarasipura, Hassan District, Karnataka/B.M. Sreedhara Nayaka, S. Ramakrishna and Jayaprakash. 14. Qualitative and Quantitative study of Zooplankton in Ganikere Tank of Anandapura Village, Karnataka/H.A. Sayeswara, H.M. Ashashree and R. Purushothama. 15. Diversity of Zooplanktons of Nalganga Reservoir in Buldana District, Maharashtra/G.A. Malthane. 16. Zooplankton Composition in Reservoirs of Buldhana District, Maharashtra/B.V. Patil. 17. Finfish Diversity of Tungabhadra Reservoir, Karnataka/B. Vasanthkumar, S.V. Roopa and B.K. Gangadhar. 18. Fish Diversity of Yeldari Reservoir, Maharashtra/S.D. Niture. 19. Studies on Water Quality of Godavari River at Ramkund, Nashik, Maharashtra/Rekha S. Bhadane. 20. Potability Studies of Drinking Water in Ambajogai, Maharashtra/V.S. Hamde. 21. Impact of Bat Guano on Degradation of Water Pollutants in Purna River Buldana District, Maharashtra/Iqbal Shaikh. 22. Abundance of Avifauna in the Mangrove Ecosystem of Kali Estuary, Karwar, West Coast of India/B. Vasanthkumar, S.V. Roopa and B.K. Gangadhar. 23. A Study on Distribution of Fe and Mg in Karwar Coast, West Coast of India/B.K. Gangadhar, B. Vasanthkumar, J.L. Rathod and S.V. Roopa. 24. Impact Assessment of Mercuric Chloride on the Histhpathology of Liver of Fish Catla catla (Ham)/Quazi Saleem and Seema Hashmi. 25. Effect of Neem Leaves Induced Histopathological Alteration in Liver of the Freshwater Fish, Garra mullya (Sykes)/V.R. Borane. 26. Ascorbic Effect on the Cypermethrin Induced Alterations in Blood Glucose Level of the Freshwater Fish, Channa orientalis (Schneider)/B.R. Shinde. 27. Studies on the Alteration of Blood Parameters of a Freshwater Fish Oreochromis mossambicus Exposed to Synthetic Detergent Aerial/S. Jeyakumar and S. Mala. 28. Activity of Protease Enzyme in Freshwater Fish, Channa punctatus (Bloch) from River Godavari, Nanded/A.R. Jagtap and R.P. Mali. 29. Toxic Effect of Pesticide Phosphamidon at Sub-lethal Levels on the Blood and Tissue Carbohydrate Levels in Freshwater Indian Major Carp Labeo rohita (Rohu)/M. Rafi Ahamed and Basha Mohidden. 30. Histological Studies of the Ovaries of the Teleost Rasbora daniconius Induced by Heavy Metals/F.I. Shaikh, Mohd. Ilyas and Shaikh Imran. 31. A Study of the Toxic Effect of Detergent Surf Excel on the Muscle Protein of a Freshwater Fish Cyprinus carpio (Linn.)/S. Jeyakumar and S. Mala. 32. Effect of Herb Satavari (Asparagus racemosus) on Growth Performance of Cirrhinus mrigala Fingerlings/T.K. Thakur, Dushyant Kumar Damle and Sandhya R. Gaur. 33. Studies on Nutritional Composition of some Edible Fishes (Cyprinids) Found in Markets of Raipur District of Chhattisgarh/Neha Chandrawanshi, Dushyant Kumar Damle and Sandhya R. Gaur. 34. Antibacterial Activity of Extract of Chaetomorpha aerea against Fish Pathogens/G. Sattanathan and R. Rajesh. 35. Avifauna of Ekrukh wetland (Hipparga Lake) of Solapur District, Maharashtra/P.V. Darekar, S.H. Chougule and A.C. Kumbhar. 36. Ecology of Purple Moorhen (Porphyrio porphyrio) in Dharamaveer Sambhaji Tank in Solapur City, Maharashtra/A.C. Kumbhar, B.N. Ghorpade and A.I. Deshmukh. 37. Traditional and Synthetic Materials Used in Fishing Gears of Inland Fisheries in Marathwada, India/S.P. Chavan, P.M. Kannewad, S.V. Poul and M.S. Kadan. Index.

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About the author

V.B. Sakhare

Dr. Vishwas Balasaheb Sakhare is presently working as a Lecturer in the department if Zoology, Yogeshwari College, Ambajogai (Maharashtra). He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University and Post Graduate course in Inland Fisheries development and Administration form Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Kolkata. Besides teaching, he has been engaged in active research. He has done significant work on reservoir fisheries management and limnology and has published 19 research papers in national and international journals, apart from this, over 20 popular articles in science magazines and newspapers. Dr. Sakhare is also an active member of several scientific societies. In recognition of his contributions to limnology, he has been appointed as an Associate editor of ‘Hydrosphere’, a newsletter of Indian Association editor of ‘Sarovar’, a newsletter of South Asia Network on Lakes and reservoirs (SASNETL and R). He is a vice-president of Society for Prevention Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Osmanabad district and also the secretary of Pragati Samagik Vikas Sanstha, a NGO mainly working on environmental issues. He is well known fisheries consultant providing technical guidance to several fisheries co-operative societies engaged in reservoir fishing. He has participated in many symposia and workshops. Dr. Sakhare is also a recognized Post Graduate teacher of Dr. Blasaheb Ambedkar marathwada University. IAAB has bestowed fellowship and a gold medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards the advancement of aquatic biology in particular and ecology and environment in general.

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Title Advances in Aquatic Ecology, Volume 9
Format Hardcover
Date published: 23.10.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351306917
length 356p., Colour; Figures; Tables