Contents: Preface. 1. Biochemical composition of wild copepods, Acartia Erythraea Giesbrecht and Oithona brevicornis Giesbrecht from Coleroon Coastal waters, Southeast Coast of India/M. Rajkumar, K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam and P. Perumal. 2. Studies on the toxic effects of arsenic on glucose content in freshwater fish, Labeo Rohita (Hamilton)/K. Pazhanisamy. 3. Microbial resources of the mangrove and Vellar-Estuary, Southeast Coast of India/Surajit Das, P.S. Lyla and S. Ajmal Khan. 4. A study on the physico-chemical characteristics of water in Vallur Village of Tiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu, India/M. Sangeetha, P. Lakshmi Devi, P. Indumathy, J. Jayanthi and M.G. Ragunathan. 5. Zooplankton diversity of Goutami Godavari Estuary, Yanam, Pondicherry (U.T.)/K. Sree Latha and S. Rajalakshmi. 6. Research on Bioactive compounds producing marine actinobacteria/K. Sivakumar, Maloy Kumar Sahu, J. Rajkumar, T. Thangaradjou and L. Kanna. 7. Physico-chemical factors of the waters of Vattambakkam lake in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India/R. Eswaralakshmi, J. Jayanthi and M.G. Ragunathan. 8. Water quality Index (WQI) of Shetty Lake and Hadhinaru Lake of Mysore District, Karnataka, India/B.M. Sudeep, S. Srikantswamy and S.P. Hosmani. 9. Preliminary observations on physico-chemical characteristics of water and soil of domestic sewage water and it's suitability for aquaculture/S.S. Dhane, S.J. Meshram and P.E. Shinagre. 10. Assessment of microbial load along with limnological analysis in flood affected areas of Thar Desert of Rajasthan, India/Mamta Rawat, Sumit Dookia and G.R. Jakher. 11. Diversity of fish fauna in Nagathibelagulu Pond, Shimoga, Karnataka/H.M. Ashashree, M. Venkateshwarlu and H.M. Renuka Swamy. 12. Culture potential of clams along the coast of India/Milind M. Girkar, Sachin B. Satam and Prakash Shingare. 13. Vibriosis and parasitic Isopod infections in the Black Fin Sea Catfish, Arius Jella/M. Rajkumar, R. Thavasi, J.P. Trilles, and P. Perumal. 14. Assessment of polyculture trial of giant freshwater Prawn (M. Rosenbergii) with O. Mossambicus (Tilapia) and Carps in the ponds of aquafarmer/P.E. Shingare, G.A. Shirgur and V.B. Mehta. 15. Role of women in aquaculture/K. Sree Latha. 16. Polyculture trials of lates calcarifer (Jitada) with O. Mossambicus (Tilapa) and Carps in the Station Pond and in private aquafarmer/P.E. Shingare, G.A. Shirgur and V.B. Mehta. 17. Seasonal variations in the Haematological parameters of three species of the Genus Channa from Khandala Reservoir, Dist. Osmanabad (MS)/K.R. Reddy, M.G. Babare and M.V. Mote. 18. The saline soil resources of Maharashtra and its suitability for aquaculture/S.S. Dhane, P.E. Shingare and S.J. Meshram. 19. Effect of water probiotic on water quality and growth of Catla seed in Rain Fed Ponds/P.E. Shinagre, S.J. Meshram and S.S. Dhane. 20. Biology of anostracan zooplankton/S.P. Chavan and M.S. Kadam. Index.
"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 book is a unique compilation of 20 chapters which discusses exhaustive studies on planktonology, physico-chemical environment, fisheries, 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." (jacket)