Contents: Preface. I. Fish and limnology: 1. Fish Germplasm Resource Conservation with special reference to the Indian fauna/A.K. Pandey, S.A. Suryavanshi and P. Das. 2. Studies on the functional responses of the Mexican live bearer fish allotoca meeki (Godeidae: cyprinodontiformes)/Victor M. Peredo-Alvarez, S.S.S. Sarma and S. Nandini. 3. A report on teratology of labeo rohita (Hamilton): an important freshwater food fish inhabiting lentic and lotic environments of Jammu (J &K state)/Subash C. Gupta, S.P.S. Dutta, N. Sharma and N. Bala. 4. Ecology and reproductive plasticity of the Amazonian Cichlid fishes introduced to the freshwater ecosystems of the semi-arid north-eastern Brazil/S. Chellappa and N.T. Chellappa. 5. Influence of Salvinia based feed on the growth of Cyprinus carpio (l) fry/D.S. Somashekar, M. Venkateshwarlu and M. Shanmugam. 6. Status of fishes in protected areas of Kerala, South India/C.R. Biju, K. Raju Thomas and M. John George. 7. Enhancing recuperation capacity of river Betwa with the help of macrophytes/N. Shukla and A. Wanganeo. 8. Competition between Ceriodaphnia dubia and Moina macrocopa: a population growth study/S.S.S. Sarma and S. Nandini. 9. Diel variations in physico-chemical parameters and Zooplankton in high altitude ponds of Bhaderwah (a Himalayan valley), Jammu and Kashmir, India/N. Kumar, Y.R. Malhotra and S.P.S. Dutta. 10. Aquatic pollution management by bio-remediation technique: an overview/A. Wanganeo, S. Jagdish, S. Raghuvanshi and R. Wanganeo. 11. Histomorphology of testes of some schizothoracine fishes (Cyprinidae: cypriniformes) from Indus river system/B.L. Kaul. 12. On three new species of Acanthosentis Verma et. Datta 1929, from fishes of Kashmir, India/P.L. Kaul and M.K. Raina. 13. Ecological spectrum, seasonal and sex-wise distribution, prevalence, parasitic load and abundance of various parasites (trematoda: digenea) infecting fishes of Jammu province/B.R. Pandoh. 14. Fisheries sector: a gendered perspective/Arpita Sharma. II. Wildlife: 15. Conservation and future of saltwater crocodile, (crocodylus porosus Schneider) in Bhitarkanika, Orissa, India/S.K. Kar. 16. Apoptosis during follicular Atresia in mammals/R.K. Sharma and Neeru. 17. Seasonal fluctuations in liposomatic and hepatosomatic indices of the common wall lizard Hemidactylus flaviviridis Ruppell (reptilia: gekkonidae) in Jammu/Bhavana Abrol, D.N. Sahi and Anil K. Verma. 18. Habitat utilisation of large herbivores in the Chinnar wildlife sanctuary, Kerala/E.A. Jayson. 19. Some observations on the population fluctuation of Paradistomoides gregarinum (Tubangui, 1929) in some lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) from Jammu province/Anil K. Verma and P.L. Duda. 20. Ecology of freshwater snails (Gastropod Molluscs) in lake Mansar, Jammu/K. Gupta and Anil Khajuria. 21. Effect of different varieties of Mulberry (Morus spp.) on the survival, growth and pupation in Spodoptera litura (fabr.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae/J.S. Tara and Baldev Sharma. 22. Morphometrical observations on Atresia in Hemidactylus flaviviridis Ruppell (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Jammu/Bhavna Abrol and D.N. Sahi. 23. Comparison of changes in two Wetland habitats in Salim Ali bird sanctuary, Kerala/K. Seema, R. Sugathan and John George M. Index.
"Advances in Fish and Wildlife Ecology and Biology, Vol. 3 is a collection of original research papers. The volume is divided into two sections viz. fish and limnology and wildlife. The section on fish and limnology includes papers on fish germplasm, fish habitat alteration, teratology, ecology and reproductive plasticity of cichlid fishes, influence of food on growth, status of various fish species in protected areas; diel variation in physico-chemical parameters of high altitude zooplankton, aquatic pollution management, histomorphology of fish gonads and studies on fish parasites. A paper on issues related to gender in fisheries sector has also been included in this section in view of its importance. The section on wildlife includes a paper on conservation of salt water crocodile, follicular Atresia in mammals, seasonal fluctuations in liver and body weight in common wall lizard, studies on habitat utilization of large herbivores, parasites of lizards, ecology or fresh water snails, ovular Atresia in a lizard, comparison of two wetland habitats in Kerala and a paper on effect of a polyphagous insect pest on mulberry plants." (jacket)