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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (4): 458–464.
Published: 15 November 2010
... shrimp farms in Malaysia obtain optimum yields between 4–6 tons ha −1 in the first 3–5 years of their operation. Unfortunately, most farms in the country do not treat their effluents, and often discharge both the water and sediment wastes into the same river from where they obtain their water supply...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (3): 279–286.
Published: 01 July 2012
...A. K. Khairunnisa; S. H. Fauziah; P. Agamuthu Malaysia has a long coastline and is well known for its beautiful beaches which play different roles, depending on the characteristics and location. With increasing population and rapid development, the beaches are experiencing threats from pollution...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (3): 287–293.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Peninsular Malaysia is subjected to a great variety of pollutants since its offshore (Straits of Malacca) is a major international shipping lane. There are also considerable agricultural, industrial and urban activities concentrated in the area (Abdullah et al., 1999 ) ( Table 1 ). The Klang Estuary in the...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (3): 267–278.
Published: 01 July 2012
...S. M. Mashitah; N. A. M. Shazili; M. K. A. Rashid A study to illustrate the distribution of trace metals and rare earth elements (REEs) in Padina sp. as a bioindicator was done at 11 stations along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia facing the South China Sea. The objectives of the study were to...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (3): 294–302.
Published: 01 July 2012
...S. M. N. Amin; Aziz Arshad; Siti Shapor Siraj; B. Japar Sidik; M. Aminur Rahman Reproductive cycle, growth, mortality and exploitation rate of Acetes indicus were examined in the coastal waters of Malacca, Malaysia between February 2005 and March 2007. Monthly length frequency data were analyzed...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (3): 311–315.
Published: 01 July 2012
...M. A. Rahman; S. M. N. Amin; F. Md. Yusoff; A. Arshad; P. Kuppan; M. Nor Shamsudin The present study is an attempt to describe the size frequency distribution, length weight relationships and fecundity estimates of long-spined Sea Urchin, Diadema setosum from the Pulau Pangkor, Peninsular Malaysia...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 159–164.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Muhamad Nasir Abdul Salam; N. Gopinath There is an urgent need to manage and conserve riverine fish resources in Malaysia. These resources have largely been ignored, but are an important source of both income and food. Having particularly diverse fish fauna in rivers provides the basis for a...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 165–173.
Published: 01 July 2006
...M. A. Ambak; K. C. A. Jalal The main activity in lakes and reservoirs in Malaysia is, and always has been, fishing. The annual fish production from lakes and reservoirs in Malaysia is estimated to be 3,950 metric tons, and freshwater fish are a valuable source of protein for the rural population...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 185–202.
Published: 01 July 2006
...S. M. Phang Malaysia has an extensive coastline fringed by numerous islands, providing various habitats for the proliferation of seaweeds. The first checklist of the marine benthic algae in Malaysia was published in 1991, together with a historical account of phycological research in the region...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 203–214.
Published: 01 July 2006
... appearing above the substrate. Seagrasses occurred at 78 sites scattered in the west and east coasts of Peninsular Malaysia and in Sabah and Sarawak in East Malaysia. They are usually found along the coasts growing in association with shallow inter-tidal, mangroves, coral reefs, semi-enclosed lagoons and...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 227–236.
Published: 01 July 2006
...S. G. Tan; C. K. Yap Malaysia's aquatic ecosystems contribute 1.6% of her gross domestic product and provide employment to about 100,000 people. They are sources of a significant proportion of the nation's food supply, mainly by marine capture fisheries; but aquaculture, both marine and freshwater...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 237–247.
Published: 01 July 2006
... the residual, and from the quantifiable to the intangible. Reclamation works have been carried out along Malaysia's coast since the 1950s but it was only in the 1990s that it has captured much public attention, and mostly, due to the conceptual proposals of several large scale reclamation plans along...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 175–184.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Eng-Heng Chan Four species of marine turtles (leatherback, green turtle, hawksbill and olive ridley) are found in Malaysia. Current statistics indicate that the leatherback and olive ridley turtles are on the verge of extinction in Malaysia; while other species, excluding the green turtles of the...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 July 2006
...V. C. Chong Mangrove ecosystems of Malaysia are found largely on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the southern coast of Sarawak and the eastern coast of Sabah. Malaysian mangroves are largely of the river-dominated type built on large deltaic plains, but intergrades of river-dominated and...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 269–283.
Published: 01 July 2006
... management of the environment that is based on the end-of-pipe approach. International agencies and industries world-wide are responding positively with a new paradigm shift towards proactive environmental management through voluntary initiatives. The most challenging task in Malaysia however, is to convince...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (4): 345–354.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Siriporn Pradit; Noor Azhar Mohamed Shazili; Prawit Towatana; Wuttipong Saengmanee The sediment of Pattani Bay in Thailand and the Setiu Wetlands in Malaysia was investigated in the dry and wet seasons of 2014 to evaluate levels of trace metal concentrations (As, Cd, Cu, Pb, and Zn), sediment grain...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (1): 47–56.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the South China Sea and of concentrations of coastal sediments from the more developed west coast of Malaysia. Direct comparisons with earth crust values for Cd and Pb ratios to Al indicate anthropogenic pollution by these metals. As the sediments of the area studied are composed of significant...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (4): 350–357.
Published: 30 November 2009
... and organic matter content, thus favoring the retention of the water-borne heavy metals ( Siti Raha, 2007 ). The Langkawi Archipelago (6° 18′ N, 099° 47′ E) is located in the Andaman Sea, 30 km west of the northern end of Peninsular Malaysia at the border between Malaysia and Thailand ( Figure 1...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (4): 344–349.
Published: 30 November 2009
... Wetland, located in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, is a unique area covering many ecosystems such as estuary, mangrove, wetland and lagoon, offering a vast array of biological diversity and many utilizable natural resources. However at present, the potential disturbance to the pristine environment...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (4): 364–374.
Published: 30 November 2009
...A. J. M. Abdur Rouf; M. A. Ambak; Siew-Moi Phang A total of 159 diatom taxa, mostly pennates, under 35 genera, were encountered on the submersed surface of standing dead trees in Lake Kenyir, Malaysia, during one year of sampling in 1995. Their station wise distribution was 101 taxa at the Dam side...