Articles by Author: Do Mirera

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  1. A comparison between fish assemblages in mangrove forests and on intertidal flats at Ungwana Bay, Kenya

    A comparison between fish assemblages in mangrove forests and on intertidal flats at Ungwana Bay, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Fish assemblages of mangrove forest patches and adjacent intertidal flats in Ungwana Bay were compared using stake-net sampling in the mangrove forest and intertidal flat habitats between December 2002 and November 2003. Four forest sites were compared with paired intertidal...
  2. Cannibalistic interactions of juvenile mud crabs <em>Scylla serrata</em>: the effect of shelter and crab size

    Cannibalistic interactions of juvenile mud crabs <em>Scylla serrata</em>: the effect of shelter and crab size

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    In the culture of mud crab Scylla serrata, cannibalism is often the greatest cause of mortality. A laboratory study was conducted to compare the influence of size class differences and shelter on cannibalism and limb loss in juvenile mud crabs...
  3. Intertidal mangrove boundary zones as nursery grounds for the mud crab <em>Scylla serrata</em>

    Intertidal mangrove boundary zones as nursery grounds for the mud crab <em>Scylla serrata</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    The demand for mud crab Scylla serrata (Forsskål 1775) in the global market has increased, hence there is growing momentum to farm the species in Africa. Aquaculture production in Kenya and elsewhere in East Africa currently relies on juvenile seeds...