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Dr Ruwa, Reninson K.

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    Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI), more
    Institutional address:
    P.O. Box 81651
    80100 Mombasa
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  • Faunal species composition of brackish water crabs at Gazi, Kanamai, Bamburi and Mkomani (Kenya), more
  • Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay Kenya between April and December 1986, more
  • Non-encrusting macroalgal zonation on rocky cliffs around Mombasa (Kenya) sampled between April and August 1985, more

Publications (36)  Top | Institute | Publications | Datasets 
    ( 19 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ritossa, S.; Ruwa, R.K.; Vannini, M. (1996). Tree fidelity and hole fidelity in the tree crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda, Grapsidae). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 196: 299-311, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, R. K.; Ritossa, S.; Vannini, M. (1996). Branch-fidelity in the tree crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda, Grapsidae). J. Zool. (1987) 238: 795-801. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1996.tb05431.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, R. K.; Vannini, M. (1997). Homing experiments in the tree-climbing crab Sesarma leptosoma (Decapoda, Grapsidae). Ethology 103(11): 935-944, more
  • Peer reviewed article Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, R. K.; Giuggioli, M.; Vannini, M. (1998). Predatory activity and spatial strategies of Epixanthus dentatus (Decapoda: Oziidae), an ambush predator among the mangroves. J. Crust. Biol. 18(1): 57-63. dx.doi.org/10.2307/1549520, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gatune, C.; Vanreusel, A.; Cnudde, C.; Ruwa, R.; Bossier, P.; De Troch, M. (2012). Decomposing mangrove litter supports a microbial biofilm with potential nutritive value to penaeid shrimp post larvae. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 426-427: 28-38. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2012.05.015, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gatune, C.; Vanreusel, A.; Ruwa, R.; Bossier, P.; De Troch, M. (2014). Growth and survival of post-larval giant tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon feeding on mangrove leaf litter biofilms. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 511: 117-128. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10938. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/meps10938 , more
  • Peer reviewed article Gatune, W.C.; Vanreusel, A.; Ruwa, R. K.; Bossier, P.; De Troch, M. (2014). Fatty acid profiling reveals a trophic link between mangrove leaf litter biofilms and the post-larvae of giant tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 6(1): 1-10. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/aei00117, more
  • Peer reviewed article Hartnoll, R.G.; Cannicci, S.; Emmerson, W. D.; Fratini, S.; Macia, A.; Mgaya, Y.; Porri, F.; Ruwa, R. K.; Shunula, J. P.; Skov, M. W.; Vannini, M. (2002). Geographic trends in mangrove crab abundance in East Africa. Wetlands Ecol. Manag. 10: 203-213, more
  • Kaunda-Arara, B.; Mbaru, E.; Mwakiti, S.; Thoya, P.; Athman, A.; Ndirangu, S.; Anam, R.; Orembo, B.; Odongo, D.; Gonda, J.; Kosieny, D.; Ruwa, R. (2014). Fish stock assessment in the Kenyan EEZ: current status, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Sustainable use of marine and coastal resources in Kenya: from research to societal benefits. VLIR-UOS International Conference 2014. Kikambala, Kilifi County, Kenya, 27- 29 October 2014: Book of Abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 70: pp. 15, more
  • Kihia, C. M.; Mathooko, J. M.; Ruwa, R. K.; Shivoga, A. W. (2010). Mangrove litter biomass input in a forest impacted by human physical disturbance, Gazi bay, Kenya. Ecotrópica 16(2): 113-123, more
  • Peer reviewed article Kihia, C.M.; Mathooko, J. M.; Ruwa, R. K.; Shivoga, W. A. (2011). Influence of human disturbance on patterns of leaf herbivory at Gazi Bay mangrove forest, Kenya. South. Afr. J. Aquat. Sci. 36(3): 235-241. dx.doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2011.636901, more
  • Mees, J.; Vanhaecke, D.; Nyonje, B.; Ruwa, R. K. (Ed.) (2014). Sustainable use of marine and coastal resources in Kenya: from research to societal benefits. VLIR-UOS International Conference 2014. Kikambala, Kilifi County, Kenya, 27- 29 October 2014: Book of Abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 70. Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ): Oostende. x, 53 pp., more
  • Mees, J.; Vanhaecke, D.; Nyonje, B.; Ruwa, R. K. (Ed.) (2015). Proceedings of the VLIR-UOS International Conference ‘Sustainable use of marine and coastal resources in Kenya: from research to societal benefits’. Kikambala, Kilifi County, Kenya, 27- 29 October 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 72. Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ): Oostende. 124 pp., more
  • Munga, C.N.; Kimani, E.; Ruwa, R.K.; Vanreusel, A. (2016). Species composition of fisheries resources of the Tana and Sabaki Estuaries in the Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya, in: Diop, S. et al. (Ed.) Estuaries: A lifeline of ecosystem services in the Western Indian Ocean. Estuaries of the World, : pp. 27-38, more
  • Mwaguni, S.; Ruwa, R.K.; Odhiambo-Ochiewo, J.; Osore, M. (2016). Integrated water resources management in a changing climate: the implication of anthropogenic activities on the Tana and Athi/Sabaki Rivers water system for sustainable development, in: Diop, S. et al. (Ed.) Estuaries: A lifeline of ecosystem services in the Western Indian Ocean. Estuaries of the World, : pp. 111-129, more
  • Mwandotto, B. A. J.; Kaloki, F. P.; Mwaguni, S. M.; Mwanyuni, M. N.; Ruwa, R. K.; Munga, D.; Ong'anda, H.; Weru, S.; Kagwi, J. L.; Mukira, M. W.; Gitau, J.; Okello, J.; Muthiga, N. (1996). Towards integrated management and sustainable development of Kenya's coast: findings and recommendations for an action strategy in the Nyali-Bamburi-Shanzu area. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. 88 pp., more
  • Odhiambo-Ochiewo, J.; Ruwa, R.K.; Osore, M.; Mutiso, D.; Mwaguni, S. (2016). The socioeconomic causes and impacts of modification of Tana River flow regime, in: Diop, S. et al. (Ed.) Estuaries: A lifeline of ecosystem services in the Western Indian Ocean. Estuaries of the World, : pp. 131-139, more
  • Peer reviewed article Okemwa, E. N.; Ruwa, R. K.; Polk, P. (1986). The autecology of the edible oyster Crassostrea cucullata Born, 1778: size related vertical distribution at Mkomani, Mombasa. Kenya J. Sci. (B Biol. Sci.) 7(2): 9-14, more
  • Peer reviewed article Okemwa, E. N.; Ruwa, R. K.; Mwandotto, B.A.J. (1997). Integrated coastal zone management in Kenya: initial experiences and progress. Ocean Coast. Manag. 37(3): 319-347. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0964-5691(97)00061-6, more
  • Ruwa, R.; Ajawin, A.Y.; Green, S.O.; Inniss, L.; Kamara, S.K.; Simcock, A.J. (2017). Capacity-building in relation to human activities affecting the marine environment, in: The Group of Experts of the Regular Process (Ed.) The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assessment I. pp. 479-491, more
  • Ruwa, R.; Ajawin, A.Y.; Green, S.O.; Inniss, L.; Kamara, S.K.; Rice, J.; Simcock, A.J. (2017). Capacity-building needs in relation to the status of species and habitats, in: The Group of Experts of the Regular Process (Ed.) The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assessment I. pp. 923-931, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ruwa, R. K. (1984). Invertebrate faunal zonation on rocky shores around Mombasa, Kenya. Kenya J. Sci. (A Phys. Chem. Sci.) 5: 49-65, more
  • Ruwa, R. K. (1986). Marine botanical resources of Kenya coast. Kenya Aquat. 3: 6-13, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ruwa, R. K. (1990). Growth of Crassostrea cucullata Born (Bivalvia) at different levels in the intertidal zone. Aquaculture 88(3-4): 303-312. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0044-8486(90)90156-H, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ruwa, R. K.; Jaccarini, V. (1986). Dynamic zonation of Nerita plicata, N. undata and N. textilis (Prosobranchia, Neritacea) populations on a rocky shore in Kenya. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 92(3): 425-430. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00392683, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ruwa, R. K.; Jaccarini, V. (1988). Nocturnal feeding migrations of Nerita plicata, N. undata and N. textilis (Prosobranchia, Neritacea) on a rocky shore in Kenya at Mkomani, Mombasa, Kenya. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 99(2): 229-234. dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00391985, more
  • Peer reviewed article Ruwa, R. K.; Polk, P. (1986). Additional information on mangrove distribution in Kenya: some observations and remarks. Kenya J. Sci. (B Biol. Sci.) 7: 41-45, more
  • Ruwa, R.; Rice, J. (2017). Indian Ocean, in: The Group of Experts of the Regular Process (Ed.) The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assessment I. pp. 669-683, more
  • Ruwa, R.K. (1987). Growth of oysters at Gazi Creek, in: Martens, E.E. Kenyan-Belgian Project in Marine Sciences: Second Quarterly Report. pp. 31, more
  • Ruwa, R.K. (1987). Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay Kenya, in: Martens, E.E. Kenyan-Belgian Project in Marine Sciences: Second Quarterly Report. pp. 81-93, more
  • Ruwa, R.K. (1987). Changes in patterns of faunal distribution in mangrove ecosystems at the Kenyan coast due to natural and unnatural causes, in: Martens, E.E. Kenyan-Belgian Project in Marine Sciences: Second Quarterly Report. pp. 144, more
  • Peer reviewed article Skov, M. W.; Hartnoll, R. G.; Ruwa, R. K.; Shunula, J. P.; Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S. (2005). Marching to a different drummer: crabs synchronize reproduction to a 14-month lunar-tidal cycle. Ecology 86(5): 1164-1171. dx.doi.org/10.1890/04-0917, more
  • Swaleh, K.; Kaunda-Arara, B.; Ruwa, R.; Raburu, P. (2014). Ecosystem-based assessment of the Malindi-Ungwana Bay prawn fishery using ecological indicators, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 102-103, more
  • Peer reviewed article van der Elst, R.P.; Groeneveld, J.C.; Baloi, A.P.; Marsac, F.; Katonda, K.I.; Ruwa, R. K.; Lane, W. L. (2009). Nine nations, one ocean: a benchmark appraisal of the South Western Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (2008-2012). Ocean Coast. Manag. 52(5): 258-267. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2009.02.003, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vannini, M.; Cannicci, S.; Ruwa, K. (1995). Effect of light intensity on vertical migrations of the tree crab, Sesarma leptosome Hilgendorf (Decapoda, Grapsidae). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 185(2): 181-189. dx.doi.org/10.1016/0022-0981(94)00143-2, more
  • Webber, M.; Calumpong, H.P.; Ferreira, B.P.; Granek, E.F.; Green, S.O.; Ruwa, R.; Soares, M. (2017). Mangroves, in: The Group of Experts of the Regular Process (Ed.) The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assessment I. pp. 877-885, more

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