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Diversity and special assessment of soft bottom intertidal mollusks in sea grass beds of Benoni, Glan, Sarangani Province, Philippines – JBES

Francis Carl B. Herceda, Praise Jee J. Bien, Jason Vann A. Palomo, Joelyn D. Mamon, Vincent Paul L. Mantoya, Maria Luisa N. Cabrera, Elani A. Requieron Departmentof Science, Mindanao State University, Philippines Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University, Philippines Key words: Mollusks, Gastropods, Intertidal, Soft bottom, Sea grass. Abstract Gastropods are very diverse species […]

Morphological variations of green mussel (Perna viridis) in Bula, General Santos city using geometric morphometric analysis – JBES

Crystal Gayle B. Villaluz, Jorome C. Tolete, Frenzy B. Almocera, Merhama J. Janti, Trixie Joy E. Pilar, Mark Anthony J. Torres, Elani A. Requieron Department of Science, Mindanao State University, Philippines Key words: Perna viridis, Geometric-morphometric analysis, Morphological variations. Abstract The Philippines, being a tropical country in the Pacific, has long been culturing mussels for […]

Naphthalene induced Biochemical changes in Anabas testudineus – JBES

L.Patnaik, D. Raut, D. Panda, S. Nayak Department of Zoology, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, India Key words: Acetylcholine esterase, Aggregation of blood cells, Protein, ATP, Experimental and Control set. Abstract Pollution of aquatic ecosystems can be ascertained through the organisms residing in it. Biochemical changes in fish reflect the type of degradation occurring in living […]

Assessment of canal sediments for agricultural uses – JBES

Sana Akhtar, Sara Abid, Almas Hamid, Sajid Rashid Ahmad Department of Environmental Sciences, Kinnaird College for Women, 93- Jail Road, Lahore, Pakistan College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Quaid-e-Azam Campus,University of the Punjab, Pakistan Key words: Canal, Sediments, Agriculture, Heavy metals, Total coliform. Abstract The study was conducted to analyze the extent of heavy metals […]

Consequences of habitat loss and habitat fragmentation on the survival of monitor lizard populations in Bangladesh: a review and prospectus – JBES

Rahman K.M. Mijanur, Rakhimov Ilgizar Iliazovic Department of Bioecology, Hygiene and Public Health, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Russian Federation Key words: Habitat loss, Habitat fragmentation, Impact, Monitor Lizard. Abstract The ecosystems of Bangladesh support three different monitor lizard’s species (Varanus bengalensis, V. flavescens and V. salvator). But, these huge populations are in great threats […]

Taxonomic study of the family Scoliidae (Hymenoptera; Aculeata) in Iraq – JBES

Razzaq Shalan Augul Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Iraq Key words: Aculeata, Hymenoptera, Iraq, Scoliidae, Wasps. Abstract In this study, 117 specimens of the hairy wasps (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae), collected from different region of Iraq are investigated. Five species belonging to three genera were determined; this species are: Campsomeriella thoracica (Fabricius), […]

Population dynamics of ground dwelling spider genera among mustard crop – JBES

Muhammad Arshad Rana, Munaza Shabnam, Naureen Rana, Tayyba Sultana, Salma Sultana, Sobia Kanwal, Imran Ahmad Department of Zoology, Govt. Postgraduate College Okara, Pakistan Department of Biology, Govt. Postgraduate College for women Sahiwal, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries, UAF, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Spider, Pitfall, Taxonomic, Population, […]

Distribution of ground dwelling spider genera among berseem crop at Okara district, Pakistan – JBES

Muhammad Arshad Rana, Munaza Shabnam, Naureen Rana, Tayyba Sultana, Salma Sultana, Sobia Kanwal, Imran Ahmad Department of Zoology, Govt. Postgraduate College Okara, Pakistan Department of Biology, Govt. Postgraduate College for Women Sahiwal, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries, UAF, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Ground dwelling, Spider, Pitfall, […]

Biodiversity indices of noctuid moths in various conifer forests of Himachal Pradesh – JBES

Shweta Thakur, V.K. Mattu, Pawan Kumar Sociology and Behavioural Ecology Research Laboratory, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla, India Key words: Diversity, Evenness, Forests, Noctuid moths, Species richness. Abstract Lepidoptera is probably one of the most suitable groups for most quantitative comparisons especially their abundance and species richness. Moths were found […]

Evaluation of the availability of Garcinia afzelii Engl. (Clusiaceae) inside the Yapo-Abbé classified forest of, in Côte D’ivoire – JBES

Piba Serge Cherry, Tra Bi Fezan Honora, Bakayoko Adama, Djézou Konan Laboratoire de Physiologie, Pharmacologie et Phytothérapie, UFR SN, Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 02 BP 801 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Laboratoire de Botanique, Centre Suisse de Recherche Scientifique en Côte d’Ivoire, Département Biodiversité et Sécurité Alimentaire (DBSA), 01 BP 1303 Abidjan 01, Côte d’Ivoire […]