Tropical marine algal resources of the Asia-Pacific region

a status report by J. I. Furtado

Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat in London

Written in English
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Statementedited by J.I. Furtado and C.Y. Wereko-Brobby.
ContributionsWereko-Brobby, C. Y.
The Physical Object
Pagination125p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21635267M
ISBN 100850923190
OCLC/WorldCa20877083

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The tropical waters contain an abundance of habitats and organisms that are being affected by human use of the sea. A major problem in the South China Sea is the extraction of organisms for commercial purposes such as fisheries and aquarium trade. Artificial reefs and marine reserves may be able to lessen the damage caused by these extractions. RMS offers market-focused solutions for earthquakes, floods, tropical cyclones, and severe convective storms across the Asia-Pacific region. Applying the Insights Backed by a large global model development team, RMS is committed to industry-leading science and has pioneered many innovations in catastrophe models and risk management. In August , NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) supported the response to a bloom of cyanobacteria, a toxic blue-green algae, that contaminated drinking water in Lake Erie. The bloom left nearly , people in Toledo, Ohio, without drinking water for two days. NOAA’s weekly Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Bulletin, produced by NCCOS and . Join LinkedIn Summary. Jessica is a marine ecologist with 20 years of experience. Geographic locations worked include Florida and the Caribbean, California, western Africa and Asia : Senior Project Manager, .

Marine Algae Listings on the National List. Febru The Asia-Pacific region has remained the largest source of carrageen-producing seaweed, supplying over 50% of the market from salt lakes in all parts of the world from tropical to temperate to . influenced by marine as well as by river and terrestrial inputs. The South China Sea Basin and Palawan Trough are deeper than 1, m. Numerous rivers () drain a total catchment area of million km2 into the LME. Most of the region lies within the sub-tropical and equatorial zones and the climate is governed by the northeast and. Algae Control in the Marine Aquarium: Algae becomes a problem when it interferes with the aesthetic appeal of the tank, or when rampant growth threatens to smother delicate organisms such as sessile invertebrates. There is no simple solution to the problem of controlling excess algae growth, because a variety of factors are involved. Johanna Johnson, PhD. Over 25 years' experience in marine management and conservation in the Asia-Pacific region, including 10 years at the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and 5 years researching benthic reef communities at the Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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There is new content assessing anthropogenic hazards such as oil spills and marine debris, and also case studies throughout the book including impacts from Hurricanes Joaquin, Hermine, Matthew, Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

In the Asia-Pacific region in coastal disasters included Tropical Cyclones Komen, Pam Mar, Maysak Mar, and Typhoon Edition: 2. Tropical marine algal resources of the Asia-Pacific region A status report.

By J.I. (ed.) Furtado and London (United Kingdom) Commonwealth Science Council. Abstract. Available from British Library Document Supply Centre- DSC(CSC-TP) / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreSIGLEGBUnited Kingdo. Description Coral Reef Marine Plants of Hainan Island summarizes the literature on the role and use of marine plants in coral reef ecosystems, especially in China and countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The first chapter of the book focuses on the description of coral reef ecosystems, their architecture, and status of Hainan coral reefs. Coral Reef Marine Plants of Hainan Island summarizes the literature on the role and use of marine plants in coral reef ecosystems, especially in China and countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The Pacific Island region is an ideal setting for case studies on the invasion history of macroalgae in tropical coastal waters. Many textbook examples of algal invasions in this region demonstrate their significant ecological impacts on native reef communities.

In light of increased maritime traffic as a potential anthropogenic dispersal mechanism for nonindigenous marine algae Author: Tom Schils, Michael D.

Guiry. For most of the tropical Pacific Islands, the archaeological record commences at ∼–∼1 ka BP. Rather than conducting an exhaustive survey of knowledge of the human use of molluscs over this vast span of space and time, the focus here is on central issues regarding the use of molluscan resources for food.

Seaweed culture in the Asia-Pacific region, 95 pp. Bangkok: FAO. [This book gives details of the magnitude of production of cultured seaweeds and their socio-economic importance in the region, and the farming practices of Porphyra, Undaria, Laminaria, Caulerpa, Eucheuma, and Gracilaria.

It also describes the progress and problems in seaweed. Moi PS (). Marine algal resources in peninsular Malaysia. In: Futado JI, Wereco-Brobby CY (ed) Tropical marine algal resources of the Asia-Pacific region: a study report.

Commonwealth Science Council Technical Publication Series. NrCSS(87), EPP-4, p. Abstract Coral Reef Marine Plants of Hainan Island summarizes the literature on the role and use of marine plants in coral reef ecosystems, especially in China and countries in the Asia-Pacific.

Seafarming to produce human food has recently intensified, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Disastrous impacts of harmful phytoplankton blooms, however, have been experienced during the past 20 years.

In extreme cases, these render shellfish and finfish toxic or cause massive fish and shrimp kills. Problems from marine algae in the region include paralytic. IPSF personnel have worked professionally throughout the United States and in 16 other nations in the Asia-Pacific region.

We bring a solid academic base, decades of hands-on field work and a "real-world" perspective to issues involving sustainable use of tropical marine life resources.

At Indo-Pacific Sea Farms, innovation is our guiding. The report, which focuses on the Asia-Pacific region, takes an in-depth look at the interaction between coral communities, algae and herbivorous reef fishes.

It goes on to offer practical advice to coral managers on how to monitor the abundance, biomass and size structure of these important species. coral reef ecosystems, as well as their use, especially in China and the countries in the Asia–Pacific region.

This resource enables researchers and scientists to estimate the current status of the coral reefs and the coastal ecosystems of Hainan Island as well as to predict the fate of the ecosystems.

The book is organized into four chapters. Useful Marine Plants of the Asia-Pacific Region Countries () [in Russian, descriptions of marine plants in English]; 5. Coral reef Marine Plants of Hainan Island () [in English]. His current research deals with the study of the physiology, biochemistry and ecology of marine photosynthetic organisms.

The Seaweed Resources of Malaysia. Botanica Marina, 62(3): – Marine Science and Technology in the Asia-Pacific Region Author(s): Phang Siew Moi.

Climate Change and Halocarbon Emission by Tropical Marine Algae. Author(s). The conference title is “The Ever-Changing Threat of Rickettsial Diseases”. Rickettsiae and rickettsial diseases are a major cause of illness in humans and animals throughout the Asia–Pacific region.

A wide range of pathogens, including members of the genera Anaplasma, Bartonella, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, Orientia, and Rickettsia, are. within the Asia-Pacific region. This introductory chapter seeks to draw out some of the key themes explored in the volume.

These are all associated with the potential and actual impacts of climate change on the oceans, notably in terms of the marine environment, living resources such as fisheries, and marine biodiversity.

About. Gerald Heslinga is a marine biologist who specializes in the reproduction and developmental biology of tropical marine organisms. Educated at Harvard and the University of Hawaii, Gerald Title: President/Founder at Indo.

This Special Issue “Innovation and evidence for achieving TB Elimination in the Asia–Pacific Region” invites submissions within these four broad areas with relevance to the Asia–Pacific region.

Tuberculosis Elimination in the Asia-Pacific in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease (13 articles A continuous stream of resources. Cyanide, a harmful chemical, has been used on coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region to facilitate the capture of fish for aquarium trade for several decades.

However, recently cyanide usage has greatly increased due to the growing restaurant based demand for live reef fish (Jones & Hoegh-Guldberg, ). RESEARCH EXPERIENCE relevant to marine algae. Studies on ecology of Littorina (Gastropoda), Culture studies of subtidal marine algae, Studies on the life history and epiphytism of Soranthera (Phaeophyta), Research on ecology, reproduction, submicroscopic structure, and vegetative development of the brown alga Zonaria farlowii.

The insets show the location of Guam in the Asia-Pacific region and the location of Cocos Lagoon in Guam. Deployment of Algae The deployment of the algae was carried out at the end of the dry season in May to avoid dilution by precipitation and as such achieve the least diluted δ 15 N values and therefore the clearest contrasts between.

The region is characterized by a larger population and stronger economic growth than any other, a rich diversity of both socio-economic and natural environment, and an abundance of natural resources including tropical rain forests and marine products.

fisheries sustainable, ensure good governance of marine resources, and secure access to and benefits from, marine resources for local communities. By taking concrete and cooperative action through the regional initiatives outlined in this booklet, WWF’s Asia-Pacific Marine Turtle Programme will assist governments.

However, AZA2 and GYM have never been reported in marine sediment until this study. In the Asia-Pacific region, Azadinium poporum is the causative producer of AZAs with AZA2 being the predominant compounds.

In the BS and SCS, A. poporum was responsible for AZA2 and two AZA-related compounds in phytoplankton and seawater [4,23,26]. Contributing to these discoveries are scientists of the Asia Pacific region and Hawaii will be the site of the 11 th Asia Pacific Marine Biotechnology Conference (APMBC) at the East West Center on Maytotal forest biomass production.

The Asia-Pacific region has about 13 percent of its land area in tropical forests and contributes about 25 percent of the annual global tropical forest biomass production Estimates of the potential energy resources from lignocellulosic materials and other traditional biomass fuels in developing countries are.

Ethics statement. Permission to work in American Samoa was granted under permits from the National Park of American Samoa (NPSASCI), the Pacific Reefs National Wildlife Refuge (), the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary FBNMS) and the Department of Marine and Wildlife resources (/01).

books, indeed it may facilitate publication by providing feedback from readers to authors. Unless otherwise stated, publications of the Resource Management in Asia-Pacific Program are presented without endorsement as contributions to the public record debate.

Authors are responsible for their own analysis and conclusions. The Indo-Pacific, sometimes known as the Indo-West Pacific or Indo-Pacific Asia, is a biogeographic region of Earth's seas, comprising the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, the western and central Pacific Ocean, and the seas connecting the two in the general area of does not include the temperate and polar regions of the Indian and Pacific oceans, nor the Tropical.

Marine and Tropical Biology has an outstanding reputation worldwide in teaching, research and research training, A practical guide for coral reef managers in the Asia Pacific Region.

iii The designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material, do not imply particularly overexploitation of marine.Ross Sadler, Albert Gabric, Glen Shaw, Emily Shaw, Des Connell, An opinion on the distribution and behavior of chemicals in response to climate change, with particular reference to the Asia-Pacific region, Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry.

Southeast Asian coral reefs have the highest levels of biodiversity for the world's marine ecosystems. They serve many functions, such as forming the livelihood for subsistence fishermen and even function as jewelry and construction materials.

Coral reefs are developed by the carbonate-based skeletons of a variety of animals and algae.