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Gender male
Job title Project Scientist-3
Department Cumulative Impact Assessment
National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India) Anna University, Koodal Building
Tamil Nadu
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel 919488256444
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Website http://www.ncscm.org
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Degree Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution
Research Activities Coral reef - Health status monitoring, Sedimentation impact assessment and EIA

Research Region Gulf of Mannar, Andaman and Lakshadweep Islands, Gulf of Kachchh, Red sea
Skills/Expertise PADI Assistant Instructor
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Nithyanandam MARIMUTHU)

Ravindran, J*., B. Manikandan, M. Venkatesh, R.M. Murali, N. Marimuthu and M.V.M. Wafar. 2014. Repercussions of embarkation wharves in Lakshadweep Islands on coral communities and their ecology. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences (In press ? July 2014).
Sawall, Y*., A. Al-Sofyani, B. K├╝rten, A.M. Al-Aidaroos, B.X. Hoang, N. Marimuthu, H.S. Khomayis, U. Sommer, W.Y. Gharbawi, M. Wahl. 2014. Coral communities, in contrast to fish communities, maintain a high assembly similarity along the steep latitudinal gradient of the Saudi Red Sea coast. J Ecol Ecogr., S4: 003. doi: 10.4172/2157-7625.S4-003
Manikandan, B., J. Ravindran*, S. Shrinivaasu, N. Marimuthu and K. Paramasivam. 2014. Community structure and coral status across reef fishing intensity gradients in Palk Bay reef, southeast coast of India. Environ. Monitor. Assessment., DOI. 10-1007/s10661-014-3835-1.
Jha, D.K., N.V. Vinithkumar, N. Marimuthu*, B. Baskar, A.K. Das, B.K. Sahu and R. Kirubagaran (2013). Field and GIS based assessment of Scleractinian coral cover in the Aerial Bay group of Islands, North Andaman, India. Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management. 17: 671-677
Marimuthu, N*., J.J. Wilson, N.V. Vinithkumar and R. Kirubagaran (2013). Coral reef recovery status of South Andaman Islands after the bleaching event 2010. Journal of Ocean Univeristy of China. 12(1): 91-96
Al-Sofyani, A., N. Marimuthu* and J.J. Wilson (2013). Tunicate bloom in the Obhur creek of Jeddah coast, Red Sea. Current Science. 104(10): 1274-1275
Wilson, J.J* and N. Marimuthu (2012). Post-bleaching recovery of transplanted coral nubbins in Abu Al Abyad Island of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (2012). Galaxea, Journal of Coral reef Studies. 14: 1-2
Dab, G*., C. Regunathan, J.J. Wilson, N. Marimuthu and M.R. Kitto (2012). Sea Cucumber ban in India ? Is it a silent mockery of Science and conservation? Aquaculture Europe. 37(3): 23-25.
Wilson, J.J., N. Marimuthu* and M.R. Kitto (2012). Bioactive marine sponges for aqua-culture trends and future directions. Fishing Chimes. 31(12): 59-63.
Marimuthu, N*., J.J. Wison and A.K. Kumaraguru (2011). Settlement Inducing Protein Complex of Balanus amphitrite - An analysis of canonical and non-canonical interactions in their structural stability. International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography. 5 (1): 43-51.
Marimuthu, N*., G. Dharani, N.V. Vinithkumar, M. Vijayakumaran and R. Kirubagaran (2011). Recovery status of Sea anemones from bleaching event of 2010 in the Andaman waters. (2011) Current Science. 101(6): 734-736.
Marimuthu, N., J.J. Wilson and A.K. Kumaraguru. 2010. Reef status of Mandapam group of Gulf of Mannar. Galaxea. (In press).
Tamelander, J., A. Rajasuriya, Contributions From: Hussein Zahir, Rohan Arthur, Vineeta Hoon, Jk Patterson Edward, Sarang Kulkarni, Alasdair Harris, C.N. Pandey, J. Jerald Wilson, N. Marimuthu, A.K. Kumaraguru K. Venkataraman, Mohamed Sazedul Islam, Mohamed Zahirul Islam, Terney Pradeep Kumara,Mohamed Farook Mohamed Fairoz, Vardhan Patankar and Elrika D?souza. 2008. Status ofCoral Reefs in South Asia: Bangladesh, Chagos, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka. pp. 119-130. In. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2008. (ed.) Clive Wilkinson. Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network http://http//www.icriforum.org/gcrmn/2008/8.%20South%20Asia.pdf
Marimuthu, N., J.J. Wilson and A.K. Kumaraguru. 2007. Studies on bioactivity of soft corals against the barnacle, Balanus amphitrite. (Presented at NFMNPR, NIO, India- Accepted).
Marimuthu, N., J.J. Wilson and A.K. Kumaraguru. 2005. Teira batfish, Platax teira (Forsskal, 1874) in Pudhumadam coastal waters, drifted due to the tsunami of 26 December 2004. Current Science. 89(8): 1310-1312. Marimuthu, N., J.J. Wilson and A.K. Kumaraguru. 2005. Encrusting form of corals as biofoulers in the marine environment of southeast coast of India. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. India. 47 (1): 88-91. Marimuthu, N., J.J. Wilson, B. Muthuraman, S. Magesh and A.K. Kumaraguru. 2004. Algae as biofoulers in Pudhumadam coastal waters in the Gulf of Mannar. Seaweed Res. Utln. 26 (1&2): 41-46. Marimuthu, N., G. Renuga and R.M. Aruna. 2003. Enzymes in Myocardial Infarction patients- A case study. J. Curr. Sciences. 3 (1): 133-136. Wilson, J.J., N. Marimuthu and A.K. Kumaraguru. 2005. Sedimentation of silt in the coral reef environment of southeast coast of India. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. India. 47 (1): 83-87. Edward, J.K.P., S. Kulkarni, R. Jayabaskaran, S. Lazarus, A. Mary, K. Venkataraman, S.P. Das, J. Tamelander, A. Rajasuriya, K. Jayakumar, A.K. Kumaraguru, N. Marimuthu, R. Sluka and J.J. Wilson. 2006. The effects of the 2004 Tsunami on mainland India and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. pp. 85-97. In. Status of Coral Reefs in Tsunami affected countries: 2005. (eds.) C. Wilkinson, D. Souter and J.Goldberg. GCRMN, Ausralian Institute of Marine Science. p. 154. Kumaraguru, A.K., K. Jayakumar, J. Jerald Wilson, N. Marimuthu, C.M Ramakritinan, P. Thavasi and M. Rajee. 2005. Tsunami of 2004 and coral reef environment of the southeast coast of India. pp. 19-38. In: Wave in Bay. ENVIS Publication Series, Annamalai University, Portonovo. 129 p. Kumaraguru, A.K., V. Edwin Joseph, N. Marimuthu and J.J. Wilson. 2006. Scientific information on Gulf of Mannar ? A Bibliography. Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. 648 p.
Kumar, J.S.Y*., N. Marimuthu*, S. Geetha, Ch. Satyanarayana, K. Venkataraman and R.D. Kamboj. 2014. Longitudinal variations of coral reef features in the Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh. Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management. 18(3): 167-175.
Joshi, H. and N. Marimuthu. 2015. Forbidding invasive species - a way to attain sustainability of the coastal ecosystem. Current Science. 108(2): 151-152
Al-Sofyani, A., N. Marimuthu* and J.J. Wilson. 2014. A Rapid Assessment of Scleractinian and Non-Scleractinian Coral Growth Forms Along the Saudi Arabian Coast, Red Sea. 13(2): 243-248

Created: 2007-03-28 Last Updated: 2015-05-19 by Nithyanandam MARIMUTHU