Marine Biological Literature

Abdallah, Mirghane. 1985
La peche maritime aux iles Comores. Bruxelles- Moroni: Association pour la promotion de l'Education et de la Formation a l'Etranger.

Addison B. & J. Tindall 1990.
Underwater guide to coral fishes of the Indian Ocean. Southern Book Publishers, Halfway House. 152pp.

Balon E.K. 1990.
Tracking the Coelacanth: a follow-up tale. Tropical Fish Hobbyist. March: 122-131.

Balon E.K., M. Bruton & H. Fricke 1988.
A fiftieth anniversary reflection on the living coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae; some new interpretations of its natural history and conservation status. Envir. Biol. Fish. 23: 241-280.

Bruton, M.N., C.D. Buxton, G.R. Hughes and R.E. Stobbs. 1989
Recommendations on marine conservation in the Federal Islamic Republic of the Comores. Invest. Rep., J.L.B. Smith Institute Ichthyol. No. 34.

Clymer, Eleanor. 1970
Search for a living fossil. New York: Scholastic Book Services.

de San, M. 1983
Profil de la peche artisanale aux Comores. SWIOP document RAF/79/065.

Faure G., M. Guillaume, C. Payri, B.A. Thomassin, M. Van Praet & P. Vasseur 1984.
Sur un phenomene remarquable de blanchiment et de mortalite massive des madreporaires dans le complexe recifal de l'ile Mayotte (SW Ocean Indien). Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Série III Sciences de la Vie 299: 637-642.

Fourmanoir, P. 1954
Ichtyologie et Peche aux Comores. Memoire de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar 9:187-239.

Fricke, H. and R. Plante. 1988
Habitat requirements of the living coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae at Grande Comore, Indian Ocean. Naturwissenschaft 75:149-151.

Lieske E. & R. Myers 1994.
Coral reef fishes: Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean including the Red Sea. Harper Collins, London & Glasgow. 400pp.

Letourneur Y. 1996.
Study of fish populations in marine reserves: the case of Mayotte Island, Western Indian Ocean. Ecoscience 3: 442-450.

Pouyaud, L,. Wirjoatmodjoc, S, Rachmatikac, I, Tjakrawidjajac, A, Hadiatyc, R & Hadied, W. 1999.
Une nouvelle espece de coelacanthe: Preuves genetiques et morphologiques. Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences - Série III - Sciences de la vie / Life Sciences - 1999, 322, 261-267.
Read this paper online at: http://www.elsevier.fr/html/news/cras3mars99/pouyaud.html

Priess K., B.A. Thomassin, G.A. Heiss, W.C. Dullo & G. Camoin 1995.
Variability in growth-rate of massive Porites in the coral reefs of Mayotte island. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences. Série III, Sciences de la Vie 318: 1147-1154.

Richmond M.D. 1997.
A guide to the seashores of eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida & Department for research cooperation- S.A.R.E.C, Suède. 448 pp.

Smith, J.L.B. 1956
Old Fourlegs; the Story of the Coelacanth. London: Longman, Green.

Stobbs, R.E. 1987
The Galawas of the Federal Islamic Republic of the Comores, with notes on artisanal fishing and recommendations for a maritime museum. Invest. Rep., J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. No. 26.

Stobbs, R.E. and M.N. Bruton. 1991
The fishery of the Comoros, with comments on its possible impact on coelacanth survival. Env. Bio. Fish. 32:341-359.

Thomson, Keith S. 1981.
The capture and study of two coelacanths off the Comoro Islands, 1972. Nat. Geog. Soc. Res. Rep. 13:615-622.

Thomson, Keith S. 1991.
Living fossil: the story of the coelacanth. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1991.

Thomson, Keith S. 1989.
The second coelacanth. American Scientist 77:536-538.

Thomson, Keith S. 1973
Secrets of the coelacanth. Natural History 82(2):58-65.

Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E., 1984.
Le Coelacanthe des Comores. Latimeria chalumnae, curiositª zoologique, fossile vivant ou animal aberrant? Africa-Tervuren, 30,: 90-103.

 
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