Plants and Animals


Abdallah, Mirghane. La peche maritime aux iles Comores. Bruxelles- Moroni: Association pour la promotion de l'Education et de la Formation a l'Etranger, 1985.

Adjanohoun, E.J., L. Ake Assi, Ali Ahmed, J. Eyme, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, et M. Lebras. Contribution aux etudes ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Paris: ACCT, 1982.

Baix, Y. and E. Baix. Comores. Le monstre et le volcan. Ocean 124:35-37, 1983.

Baumer, M. Compendium des plantes médicinales des Comores des Seychelles et de l'Ile Maurice. Paris: ACCT 1979.

Benson, C.W. Birds of the Comoro Islands. Ibis 103:55-106, 1960.

Bruton, M.N., C.D. Buxton, G.R. Hughes and R.E. Stobbs. Recommendations on marine conservation in the Federal Islamic Republic of the Comores. Invest. Rep., J.L.B. Smith Institute Ichthyol. No. 34. 1989.

Clymer, Eleanor. Search for a living fossil. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1970.

Cornevin, Robert. La botanique au secours de l'histoire. France- Eurafrique 21(205):43-44, 1969.

de San, M. Profil de la peche artisanale aux Comores. SWIOP document RAF/79/065, 1983.

Dorr, Laurence J. Plant Collectors in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, 1997.

Fischer-Piette, E. et D. Vukadinovic. Les mollusques terrestres des iles comores. Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris 84:1-76, 1974.

Fourmanoir, P. Ichtyologie et Peche aux Comores. Memoire de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar 9:187-239, 1954.

Fricke, H. and R. Plante. Habitat requirements of the living coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae at Grande Comore, Indian Ocean. Naturwissenschaft 75:149-151, 1988.

Gachet, Christian. Etude des problemes forestiers de l'archipel des Comores. Tananarive: Centre forestier tropical, 1964.
___. Tourisme forestier aux iles Comores. Revue de Madagascar 4:40- 59, 1958.

Grottanelle, V.L. Percatori dell'Oceano Indiano. Rome, 1955.

Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah and Thomas Brandler. Medicianal and Aromatic Plants of the Indian Ocean Islands. Stuttgart: Medpharm GmbH Scientific Publishers, 2004.

Jodot, J. Peuplement de Madagascar et des Archipels voisins par les mollusques continentaux, leur liaison avec la classification du Quaternaire. Memoires de l'Institut de Madagascar 4(2):131-167, 1952.

Moulaert, Nathalie. Etude et conservation de la foret de Moheli (R.F.I. des Comores), massif menace par la pression anthropique (these de doctorat). Gembloux, Faculte Universitaire des Sciences Agronomiques, 1998.

Newton, Edward. On a collection of birds from the Island of Anjuan. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 295-302, 1877.

Prosperi, Franco. Au royaume des coraux: De Zanzibar a la Grande Comore. Paris: Julliard, 1956.
___. Vanished Continent; an Italian expedition to the Comoro Islands. London: Hutchinson, 1957.

Smith, J.L.B. Old Fourlegs; the Story of the Coelacanth. London: Longman, Green, 1956.

Stobbs, R.E. The Galawas of the Federal Islamic Republic of the Comores, with notes on artisanal fishing and recommendations for a maritime museum. Invest. Rep., J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. No. 26, 1987.

Stobbs, R.E. and M.N. Bruton. The fishery of the Comoros, with comments on its possible impact on coelacanth survival. Env. Bio. Fish. 32:341-359, 1991

Tattersall, Ian. Ecology and Behavior of Lemur Fulvus Mayottensis (Primates, Lemuri formes). Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History 54:421-482, 1977.
___. Group Structure and Activity Rhythm in Lemur mongoz on Anjouan and Moheli Islands, Comoro Archipelago. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History 53:367-380, 1976.
___. The Lemurs of the Comoro Islands. Oryx 13:445-448, 1977.
___. Patterns of Activity in the Mayotte lemur, Lemur fulvus mayottensis. J.Mammal 60:314-323, 1979.
___. Studies on the Lemurs of the Comoro Archipelago. National Geographic Society Research Reports 15:641-654, 1983.

Tattersall, Ian and R.W. Sussman. Island Primates of the Western Indian Ocean. Research Reports, National Geographic Society 856- 862, 1976.

Thomson, Keith S. The capture and study of two coelacanths off the Comoro Islands, 1972. Nat. Geog. Soc. Res. Rep. 13:615-622, 1981.
___. Living fossil: the story of the coelacanth. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1991.
___. The second coelacanth. American Scientist 77:536-538, 1989.
___. Secrets of the coelacanth. Natural History 82(2):58-65, 1973.

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