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2014 Journal Volume 2 Number 1 Contents

Invited Articles
Emerging trends in Indian Aquaculture
Leena Nair

Role of natural food in sustaining Aquaculture
Keshavanath, P.

Development of ornamental fisheries In India and the challenges of disease
Madhumita Mukherjee, Pradeep, H.D., Amit Dutta and Abul Kashem, S.K.

Challenges in food security: The fisheries and Aquaculture policy perspectives in India
Shyam S. Salim, Pramod Kiran, R.B., Nisha Elizabeth Joshua and Biju Kumar, A.

Emerging alien species in Indian aquaculture: Prospects and threats
Singh, A.K.

Research Articles
Aroclor-1254 induced oxidative stress responses in a freshwater fish Anabas testudineus (Bloch)
Amrutha, B.V., Soorya, S.R., Arunadevi, C., Gireesh Kumar, G., Jayalekshmi, G. and Francis Sunny

Factors affecting the motility and short term preservation of spermatozoa of two species of indigenous ornamental fishes, Rasbora daniconius and Puntius filamentosus
Ani Joseph and Jayaprakas, V.

Effect of dietary protein on the growth and reproductive performance of the indigenous 0rnamental fish, Puntius vittatus (Day)
Arathi, A.R. and Jayaprakas, V.

Breeding biology of indigenous ornamental fish Pseudosphromenus dayi (Kohler, 1908)
Athira, S. and Jayaprakas, V.

Effect of dietary protein on the brood stock development of indigenous ornamental fish Pseudosphromenus dayi (Kohler, 1908)
Athira, S. and Jayaprakas, V.

Vernacular names of freshwater fishes of Kerala
Biju Kumar. A., Shaji, C.P. and Laladhas, K.P.

Fishery resources of Akathumuri backwaters, South west coast of India: a preliminary study
Deepa Satheesan, Rita Kumari, S.D., Gigi C. Rajan and Jaya Sandhya, P.

Effect of temperature on oxygen consumption and ammonia excretion in red bellied piranha Pygocentrus nattereri Kner, 1858
Divya, P.K. and Ranjeet, K.

Morphological revision of the Nile Catfish Bagrus bayad (Forsskal, 1775) and Bagrus Docmac (Forsskal, 1775) (Pisces : Bagridae)
Elagba, H.A. Mohamed and Eithar A.G. Awad Elseed

Distribution of nutrients in the Mamom River, Kerala
Ganga, T., Balasubramaniam, N. K. and Sachin, S. R.

Effect of bisphenol a on oxidative metabolism in a freshwater teleost, Anabas testudineus (Bloch)
Gireesh Kumar, K. and Francis Sunny

Reproductive toxicity and endocrine Disruption induced by bisphenol a in a freshwater fish Anabas testudineus (Bloch)
Jayalekshmi, G. , Bindu, R.N. , Sugunan, V.S. and Francis Sunny.

Assessment of fishery resources and health status of Roche park patch mangrove area, Tuticorin, south-eastern India
Johnson Paul Daniel, A., Malleshappa, H. and Patterson Edward, J.K.

An analysis of the significance of certain Factors that affect the breeding and survival of Etroplus maculatus
Jomol Antony and Natarajan, P.

Reproductive characters of yellowcatfish Horabagrus brachysoma (Horabagridae) from Periyar river, Western Ghats
Lekshmi R. Chandran and Prasad, G.

Assessment of resources of Mandapam, Keezhakkarai, Vembar and Tuticorin group of islands of Gulf of Mannar Marine National park at different depth gradient
Malleshappa, H. and Patterson Edward, J.K.

Study of biochemical moieties in fresh water fish, Labeo rohita fed on formulated feed
Nadaf, S.B. and Bhilave, M.P.

Studies on the nutritional evaluation and bioenrichment of Artemia parthenogenetica nauplii for the rearing of ornamental fish Xiphophorus maculatus
Nimisha, P. and Sheeba, S.

Haematopoiesis in the head kidney of freshwater Eel Anguilla bicolor bicolor (McClelland, 1844)
Prajeena, K.P., Prasad, G., Sindhu, M.I. and Deivasigamani, B.

Protein requirement of Horabagrus brachysoma (Gunther, 1864) an endemic and threatened catfish from Western Ghats region
Prasad, G.

Growth performance, reproductive sterility and distinct morphology of triploid fringed lipped carp, Labeo fimbriatus
Pushpa Geetha, S. and Jayaprakas, V.

Production of sterile female triploid blue Gourami, Trichogaster trichopterus by heat shock and the effect of triploidization on growth, survival and appearance
Pushpa Geetha, S. and Jayaprakas, V.

Comparative analysis of operational parameters and catch composition of ‘Pattuvala’ and ‘Vaanguvala’ operated in the culture based fisheries in Vellayani lake, Thiruvananthapuram
Sary, P.S., Pramod Kiran, R.B., Sandhya, R., Anitha, R and Madhu, V.R.

The economically valuable seaweeds of Thirumullavaram, south west coast of Kerala
Shynu S. Prabha, Shibu, S. and Jayaprakas, V.

Impact of titanium effluents on the community structure of zooplankton in the inshore waters of Lakshadweep Sea at Vettukad, Thiruvananthapuram
Sini Wilson, Benno Pereira, F.G., Sachin, S.R., Sumesh, C. and Jyothilal, C.S.

Diversity of marine ornamental fishes associated With trawl by-catch landings in Neendakara fishing Harbour, Kerala
Sirajudheen, T. K. and Biju Kumar, A.

Studies on the effect of Streptomyces associated with seaweeds as single cell protein on the growth of prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii and antagonism against pathogens
Sirajudheen, T. K., Dhevendaran, K. and Pramod Kiran, R.B.

Heat shock induction of triploidy in the Indigenous ornamental fish, Pseudosphromenus cupanus (Cuvier 1831)
Sneha Chandran, B. K. and Jayaprakas, V.

Biomarker studies for the assessment of Cadmium toxicity in green mussel Perna viridis Linnaeus
Sreejamole, K.L. and Remya, L.S.

Influence of salinity on the weight-dependent metabolism of the Tade mullet, Liza tade (Forsskal) (Pisces: Mugilidae)
Sudha, S. and Aravindan, C.M.

Sediment characteristics of the Thekkumbhagom Kayal 0f the Ashtamudi estuary, Kerala, India
Sumesh, C., Benno Pereira, F.G., Sachin, S.R., Sini Wilson and Jyothilal, C.S.

Optimization of culture conditions for the production of single cell protein from marine yeast Candida mccf 101 as feed supplement in aquaculture
Sunitha Poulose and Bright Singh, I. S.

Morphometric and electrophoretic studies of Rasbora dandia (Valenciennes) (Pisces Cyprinidae) from varied habitats in Kerala
Suvarna Devi, S. and Rita Kumari, S.D.

Aquatic bioresources of Ashtamudi Lake, Ramsar Site, Kerala
Vimal Raj, R.V., Binushma Raju, Soumya, W., Shibu, A., Lekshmi, S., Shibu Vardhanan, Y., Sruthi, S. and Tresa Radhakrishnan

Short Communication
Intertidal ichthyofaunal diversity of Androth Island, Lakshadweep, India – a call for developing culture based fishery
Mohammed Noushad, K., Sirajudheen, T. K. and Idrees Babu, K.K.

Diversity and distribution of ornamental fishes along Gulf of Mannar
Rejitha, B.T. and Madhusoodanan Pillai, P.

Distribution of mangroves in the Ashtamudi estuary
Sumesh, C., Benno Pereira, F.G., Sini Wilson, Sachin, S.R., Jyothilal, C.S. and Vishnu S. Raj