Departmental Publications

Occasional Papers of the Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad

This series was established for major papers on life sciences in Trinidad and Tobago. It was published from 1978 (originally as Occasional Papers of the Department of Zoology) to 2003.

  1. BACON, P. R. (1978). An annotated bibliography to the fauna (excluding insects) of Trinidad and Tobago 1817-1977. 177 pp.

  2. ALKINS, M. E. (1979). The mammals of Trinidad. 75 pp.

  3. MOOTOOSINGH, S. N. (1979). The growth of conservation awareness in Trinidad and Tobago (1765-1979). 106 pp.

  4. BACON, P. R. (1979, reprinted 1993). Studies on the biological resources of Nariva Swamp, Trinidad. 455 pp.

  5. COCK, M. J. W. (1982). The skipper butterflies (Hespeiiidae) of Trinidad. Part 11. A systematic list of Trinidad & Tobago Hesperiidae. 47 pp. pdf

  6. MICHALSKI, J. (1988). A catalogue and guide to the dragonflies of Trinidad (order Odonata). 146 pp. pdf

  7. RAMNARINE, I . (1989). Cascadu farming: a manual for the culture of Hoplosternum littorale. 43 pp.

  8. SALISBURY, L., and S. DYAL (with K. M. DALIP). (1990). A bibliography of zoological research: Department of Zoology 1963-1990. 183 pp.

  9. NIESER, N., and M. ALKINS-KOO. (1991). The water bugs of Trinidad & Tobago. 127 pp.

  10. RAMJOHN, C. L., and S. MAHARAJ (Eds). (1999). Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Arachnological Society. 50 pp. pdf

  11. HAYES, F. E, and S. A. TEMPLE (Eds). (2002). Studies in Trinidad and Tobago ornithology honouring Richard ffrench. iv + 209 pp. TT$ 160, US$ 30 post-free. pdf

  12. STARR, C. K., and A. W. HOOK. (2003). The aculeate hymenoptera of Trinidad, West Indies. p 1-31. pdf . SCHEFFRAHN, R. H., J. KRECEK, B. MAHARAJ, J. A. CHASE, J. R. MANGOLD, and C. K. STARR. (2003). Termite fauna (Isoptera) of Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies. p 33-38. pdf

Other Publications

Since 2004, the Department has produced a number of edited publications, with an annual research symposium proceedings from 2011. Many of these are supplements to Living World, Journal of The Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists' Club (ISSN 1029-3299).

  1. RAMJOHN, C. L. (Ed.). (2004). Proceedings of The Nature of the Islands: A Conference on Caribbean Island Natural History in Memory of Peter R. Bacon, 2004. Living World 2004, Supplement, 58 pp.

  2. LAWRENCE, A. and H. P. NELSON (Eds). (2011). Proceedings of the 1st Research Symposium on Biodiversity in Trinidad and Tobago: International Year of Biodiversity, 2010. Department of Life Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, pp ix+146. ISBN 978-976-620-275-0. pdf
  3. GOBIN, J. F., N. AUSTIN, and D. D. CHADEE (Eds). (2011). Proceedings from the Department of Life Sciences, UWI, 1st Research Symposium, 2011. Living World 2011, Supplement 1, 36 pp.
  4. SEWLAL, J. N. (Ed.). (2011). Proceedings of the 8th Biennial General Meeting, Bolivarian Section, International Union for the Study of Social Insects, 2011. Living World 2011, Supplement 2, 56 pp.
  5. HAILEY, A. (Ed.). (2011-2017). The Online Guide to the Animals of Trinidad and Tobago. 3411 pp. link
  6. GOBIN, J. F., N. AUSTIN, and D. D. CHADEE (Eds). (2012). Proceedings from the Department of Life Sciences, UWI, 2nd Research Symposium, 2012. Living World 2012, Supplement 1, 36 pp.
  7. CHADEE, D. D., J. F. GOBIN, and R. S. MOHAMMED (Eds). (2015). Proceedings from the Department of Life Sciences, UWI, 3rd, 4th and 5th Research Symposia, 2013-2015. Living World 2015, Supplement 1, 80 pp.

Revised: 9 May 2017.