Category Archives: Volume 28

EFFECT OF WATER PARAMETERS ON THE BEHAVIOUR OF INDO-PACIFIC HUMPBACK AND IRRAWADDY DOLPHINS IN COWIE BAY, SABAH, MALAYSIA

ABSTRACT. Many dolphin species around the world are found generally in coastal areas and may be affected by water parameters. Of particular attention are two species of dolphin inhabiting the Cowie Bay on the eastern coast of Sabah; the Indo-Pacific … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 28 | Leave a comment

DIVERSITY OF MANGROVES ECOSYSTEM IN SEMPORNA MANGROVE FOREST

ABSTRACT. The aim of this study is to determine the diversity and density of mangrove tree species as well as to compare the diameter distribution of mangrove species in Semporna mangrove area. Two types of study area were compared the … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 28 | Leave a comment

METHOD TO ESTIMATE THE LAND LOSS FROM SEA LEVEL RISE DUE TO GRADUAL WARMING IN KOTA KINABALU, SABAH

ABSTRACT. Debates have been going on for several years regarding the issue of global warming and subsequent sea level rise. Are humans one of the contributing factors to the warming of the Earth’s temperature? Or is it just a natural … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 28 | Leave a comment

HUMAN INTERVENTION ON MANGROVE AREA IN AMBONG BAY, KOTA BELUD, SABAH

ABSTRACT. Mangrove is one important coastal vegetation that provides natural habitat for much marine life and serves as protection to the shoreline. Most mangrove areas in Kota Belud are located in the southern part (Kuala Abai and Ambong Bay) of … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 28 | Leave a comment

IDENTIFICATION OF MARINE SAND-DWELLING DINOFLAGELLATES IN DINAWAN ISLAND, SABAH

ABSTRACT. Identification of marine sand-dwelling species is important due to the toxin-producing abilities of some species that may harm human beings. In this study, sand samples were collected for 12 months at Dinawan Island, Sabah. Samples were identified using light … Continue reading

Posted in Volume 28 | Leave a comment