Current Issue

Vol. 48 No.1 January, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE

ORIGINAL PAPERS
DEVELOPMENT and LIFE HISTORY  

Development and Growth of Larvae of the Dog Conch, Strombus canarium (Mollusca: Gastropoda), in the Laboratory
pp 1-11

 

Z.C. Cob, A. Arshad, M.A. Ghaffar, J.S. Bujang, and W.L.W. Muda

Naupliar Development of Eucyclops cf. serrulatus tropicalis, Euc. cf. spatulatus, and Ectocyclops medius Kiefer, 1930 (Copepoda: Cyclopidae)
pp 12-32

 

S. Chullasorn, W.X. Yang, H.U. Dahms, P. Kangtia, M. Holynska, W. Anansatitporn, L.O. Sanoamuang,
and J.S. Hwang
ECOLOGY  

Ciliates in Sphagnum Peatlands: Vertical Micro-Distribution, and Relationships of Species Assemblages with Environmental Parameters
pp 33-48

 

T. Mieczan

Rank-Abundance Allocations as a Tool to Analyze Planktonic Copepod Assemblages off the Danshuei River Estuary (Northern Taiwan)
pp 49-62

 

J.S. Hwang, S. Souissi, H.U.
Dahms, L.C. Tseng, F.G. Schmitt, and Q.C. Chen

Diversity of Hyperiid Amphipods (Crustacea: Peracarida) in the Western Caribbean Sea: News from the Deep
pp 63-70

 

R. Gasca

Otolith O and C Stable Isotope Compositions of Southern Bluefin Tuna Thunnus maccoyii (Pisces: Scombridae) as Possible Environmental and
Physiological Indicators
pp 71-82

 

J.C. Shiao, T.F. Yui, H. Hoie,
U. Ninnemann, and S.K. Chang

Ten Years of Monitoring the Nesting Ecology of the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, on Lanyu (Orchid Island), Taiwan
pp 83-94

 

I.J. Cheng, C.T. Huang, P.Y. Hung, B.Z. Ke, C.W. Kuo, and C.L. Fong

Changes in the Population Structure and Diet of the Chinese Stripe-Necked Turtle (Mauremys sinensis) Inhabiting a Disturbed River in Northern Taiwan
pp 95-105

 

T.H. Chen and K.Y. Lue
ANIMAL MIRACULUM    

An Outbreak of the Colonial Sand Tube Worm, Phragmatopoma sp., Threatens the Survival of Scleractinian Corals
pp 106

 

H. Huang, X.B. Li, J.H. Yang, J.S. Lian, and L.M. Huang

Observation of a Large Metamorphosing Leptocephalus in a Coral Reef Habitat at Sangeang Island, Indonesia
pp 107

 

M.J. Miller, J. Powell, and
K. Tsukamoto
MORPHOLOGY    

Osteological Peculiarities of Bufo brongersmai (Anura: Bufonidae) and Their Possible Relation to Life in an Arid Environment
pp 108-119

 

M. Delfino, S. Doglio, Z. Roèek, D. Seglie, and L. Kabiri
REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY    

Testosterone Levels in Male Formosan Reeve¡¦s Muntjac: Uncoupling of the Reproductive and Antler Cycles
pp 120-124

 

K.J.C. Pei, K. Foresman, B.T. Liu, L.H. Hong, and J.Y.L. Yu
SYSTEMATICS    

Revision of the Oriental Genus Pararhinoleucophenga Duda (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
pp 125-136

 

S. Koyama, S. Fujita, T. Hirota, T. Satoh, Y. Obara, H. Hoshino, A. Wada, V.N. Burkanov, and K. Wada