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2017 Journal Volume 5 Contents

Invited Articles
Ocean Health Index (OHI) and its imperative for India
Ajmal Khan, S.

Climate change, fisheries and coastal ecosystems in India
Biju Kumar, A., Bhagyalekshmi, V. and Riyas, A.

Methylmercury in fishes and shellfishes: A public health crisis?
Prem Kumar, K. and Sreeletha Prem Kumar

Research Articles
Impact of glyphosate on intermediary and mitochondrial metabolism on a freshwater fish, Aplocheilus lineatus (Valenciennes)
Anjali, V.R., and Aruna Devi, C.

Biodiversity associated with the mussel beds of Vizhinjam Coast, Kerala, India
Anu, S., Ravinesh, R., Binil Shijith, S. and Biju Kumar, A.

Spatial differences in bacterial and water quality parameters in seagrass meadows of Tuticorin coast, Gulf of Mannar, southeastern India
Arasamuthu, A., Mathews, G.. and Patterson Edward, J.K.

Functional trait analysis of meiobenthic nematodes in the Arctic Kongsfjord
Aswathy N.K., Athira A.T., Krishnapriya P.P., Jima M., Akhilesh Vijay, Bijoy Nandan, S. and Krishnan, K.P.

Assessment of water quality of Neyyar river,Kerala,India
Badusha, M. and Santhosh, S.

Bisphenol A induced alterations in the liver and protein profile of freshwater fish, Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters)
Deepa, G., Evans, D.A. and Francis Sunny

Dependence of upstream entomofauna to water quality in a semi-urbanized river (Killi Ar), south Kerala, India
Dinesh, V., Leenamma Joseph and Josekumar, V.S.

Status of corals and fishes in a deeper reef patch of Gulf of Mannar, southeast India
Dinesh Kumar, P., Diraviya Raj, K. and Patterson Edward, J.K.

Growth performance of angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare fed with different live worm diets
Jayalekshmi, J.N., Kurian Mathew Abraham and Sobhanakumar, K.

Relationship between the abundance of reef fish and the structure of coral reef community in Vaan Island, Gulf of Mannar
Laju, R.L. and Mathews, G.

The freshwater crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura) of Kerala, India
Rajesh, L., Smrithy Raj, Pati, S.K. and Biju Kumar, A.

Record of freshwater jellyfish blooms of invasive Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880 (Hydrozoa, Limnomedusae) from Kerala, India
Riyas, A. and Biju Kumar, A.

Morphometry, length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of shrimp scad Alepes djedaba (Forsskal, 1775) off cochin coast, Kerala
Sajana, N. and Bijoy Nandan, S.

Seasonal observations on mass aggregation of cyclopoid copepod (Oithona sp.) with diatom bloom from Cochin Estuary, Kerala, India
Santu, K.S., Don Xavier, N.D. Bijoy Nandan, S., Kapila, K. and Athira, K.

Increasing macroalgae pose a threat to corals in Koswari island of Gulf of Mannar, Southeast India
Selva Bharath, M., Diraviya Raj, K., Mathews, G.. and Patterson Edward, J.K.

Freshwater fish kills in Kerala-A status report
Shaji, C.P. and Aiswarya Sankar

Nutritional status of swimming crab Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783)
Sheeba Wilson, Immaculate Jeyasanta, K. and Jamila Patterson

Diet diversity in tetraodontid fish, Lagocephalus spadiceus (Richardson) using conventional and DNA barcoding approaches
Suvarna Devi, S. and Athira Sivan

Short Communication
Variable torpedo ray Torpedo sinuspersici Olfers, 1831 with fully developed foetus caught in shore seine operated from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Bhagyalekshmi, V. and Biju Kumar, A.

First report of Eulima panamensis (Bartsch, 1917) (Gastropoda: Eulimidae) from Indian waters
Deepak Samuel, V.K., Goutham, S., Abhilash, K.R., Sreeraj, C.R., Sankar, R., Krishnan, P., Purvaja, R. and Ramesh, R.

The venus clam Lioconcha rumphii (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Veneridae) a new report from the Western Indian Ocean
Deepak Samuel, V.K., Ravinesh, R., Nina T. S., Goutham, S., Biju Kumar, A., Krishnan, P., Purvaja, R. and Ramesh, R.

Occurrence of rare brown paper nautilus Argonauta hians Lightfoot, 1786 (Cephalopoda: Octopoda: Argonautoidea) from the southwest coast of India
Ravinesh, R., Vishnuraj, R.S. and Biju Kumar, A.

First record of the alien sea slug Thecacera pennigera (Montagu, 1813) (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Nudibranchia: Polyceridae) from southwest coast of India
Ravinesh, R., Jabir, T., Sneha Chandran, B.K., Biju Kumar, A. and Mohamed Hatha, A.A.

First report of sand crabs Albunea occulta Boyko, 2002 and A. symmysta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Crustacea: Anomura: Albuneidae), from southwest coast of India
Reshmi, R., Aneesha, A.B., Robert, P., Suvarna Devi, S. and Biju Kumar, A.