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Length-weight relationship and condition factor of Pterygoplichthys pardalis(Pisces: Loricariidae) in Malaysia Peninsula.
The Pterygoplichthys pardalis in the Langat River of Malaysia Peninsula was studied for its length-weight relationships and condition factor for the period of August 2003 to October 2004. It was…
Development and growth of larvae of the dog conch, Strombus canarium (Mollusca: Gastropoda), in the laboratory
The larvae reached metamorphic competence at 17-23 d post-hatching, and only metamorphosed when settlement cues (sediments from its natural habitat and 15 mM KCI) were introduced, and no spontaneous metamorphosis was observed.
Solar heating of seeds - a low cost method to control bruchid (Callosobruchus spp.) attack during storage of pigeonpea
Production Performance of Moina macrocopa (Straus 1820) (Crustacea, Cladocera) Cultured in Different Salinities: The Effect on Growth, Survival, Reproduction, and Fatty Acid Composition of the…
- A. Yuslan, Sharifah Najuwa, A. Hagiwara, M. A. Ghaffar, H. Suhaimi, N. W. Rasdi
- 26 February 2021
Moina macrocopa can only tolerate salinity below salinity 8 and cannot withstand stressful environmental conditions associated with salinities above 8, and the results indicated that optimal conditions produced the highest fatty acid content, especially the polyunsaturated fatty acids content.
Age, growth, mortality and population structure of Strombus canarium (Gastropoda: Strombidae): Variations in male and female sub-populations
For sustainable utilization of the resource, serious efforts should immediately be taken in reducing the exploitation rates of S. canarium in the study area.
Determination of Key Environmental Factors Responsible for Distribution Patterns of Fiddler Crabs in a Tropical Mangrove Ecosystem
Sediment grain size that influences most sediment properties acts as a main factor responsible for sediment heterogeneity in fiddler crab distributions.
Trace metals in muscle, liver and gill tissues of marine fishes from Mersing, eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia: concentration and assessment of human health risk
- H. B. Fathi, M. S. Othman, M. A. Ghaffar, A. Arshad, S. Amin, S. K. Das
- Environmental Science
- 1 February 2013
Metal concentrations in muscles, livers and gills of three important marine fishes were studied using the ICP-MS and revealed that consumption of these fishes from the study area does not pose a risk to human health.
The Polychaeta (Annelida) communities of the Merambong and Tanjung Adang Shoals, Malaysia, and its relationship with the environmental variables
Investigation of the seagrass bed of the Merambong and Tanjung Adang shoals, Johor, Malaysia, and to determine the environmental variables that might affect polychaetes distribution and abundance found that pH, Cr, organic matter and percentage of clay-sand were the major variables influencing the polychaeteecommunity.
Reproductive biology of the introduced sailfin catfish Pterygoplichthys pardalis (Pisces: Loricariidae) in peninsular Malaysia
Data obtained from this study indicate that the introduced sailfin cat fish Pterygoplichthys pardalis has successfully colonised in Langat River in Malaysia.
Phytoplankton combination in the southern part of Caspian Sea
- F. Tahami, M. A. Ghaffar, H. Negarestan, S. Najafpour, W. Muda, G. Najafpour
- Environmental Science
The majority of phytoplankton in southern part of Caspian Sea were Cyanophyta, Pyrrophyta and Bacillariophyta phyla; among all species, majority of them related to Thalassionema nitzchoide specie.