IOES Monographs Series - 2012

 

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IOES Monographs Series - 2012

___________________________   IOES Monograph Series 14: Mangrove and Coastal Enviroment Selangor, Malaysia
ISBN: 978-967-0380-10-0, 290 pages
Price: RM80 (Soft cover)RM100 (Hard cover)

Twenty articles in this book, grouped in four sections, highlight the salient features of Selangor’s coastal environment. 

• Physical, geological and estuarine characteristics of the coast
• Intertidal habitats encompasses the vital intertidal habitats of mudflats, mengrove and unique worm reefs wherein lives microbes, phytobenthos, mangrove vegetation, benthic fauna, woodborers, fireflies, ubiquitous mudskippers, and vertebrates such as reptiles, birds and mammals
• Open water and estuaries deals with open water bodies, focusing on water quality, bacterial production, the phytoplankton and seaweeds, and the major consumers such as prawns and fisheries as well as the small infamous ikan bilis or anchovies.
• Estimation of the economic value of market and non-market resources in the Straits of Malacca and in particular the Kuala Selangor Mangove Forest.

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