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Books and Manuals

  • Proceedings of the seminar on “Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve: Reef and its resources-Participatory approach for conservation and sustainable utilization” held in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India, 23.03.2001. SDMRI Research Publication No.1.
  • Proceedings of the national seminar on “Marine and coastal ecosystems: Coral and mangrove-Problems and management strategies”, organized by SDMRI, 26-27 September 2001. SDMRI Research Publication No.2.
  • Proceedings of the national seminar on “Marine biodiversity as a source of food and medicine”, organized by SDMRI, 26-28 September 2002. SDMRI Research Publication No.3.
  • A field guide to stony corals (Scleractinia) of Tuticorin in Gulf of Mannar, Southeast coast of India. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.4. (Authors: J.K. Patterson Edward, Jamila Patterson, M. Venkatesh, C. Chellaram, G. Mathews and Dan Wilhelmsson)
  • Vermiculture and vermicomposting-an alterative livelihood option. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.5.
  • Training manual on Lobster Fattening. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.6.
  • Training manual on Crab Fattening. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.7.
  • Training manual on seaweed culture. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.8.
  • Proceedings of the national seminar on “Reef Ecosystem Remediation”, organized by SDMRI, 24-26 September 2003. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9.
  • Training Manual on “Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Assessment for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization”, 20-24 March 2006. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.10.
  • Sea turtles and their conservation. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.11.
  • Coral reefs of the Gulf of Mannar, Southeastern India-Distribution, Diversity and Status. SDMRI Special Research Publication No.12 (Authors: J.K. Patterson Edward, G. Mathews, Jamila Patterson, Dan Wilhelmsson, Jerker Tamelander and Olof Linden), 2007, 113 p.
  • Conservation and management of coral reefs and seagrasses of the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, Southeastern India: Significant contributions from SDMRI during 2000-2008. SDMRI Special Research Publication No. 13 (Authors: J.K. Patterson Edward, Jamila Patterson and Dan Wilhelmsson), 2008, 35 p.
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