Faculty Profile

Senona A. Cesar

Associate Professor

Marine Ecology

Research Interest

  • Molecular systematics of corals "Euphyllidae"
  • Coastal resource assessments
  • Fishery biology of some inverterbrates


M.S Vrije Universitiet Brussel


Department of Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Visayas State University
Baybay City, Leyte


Number of Publication: 8

Argente, A. F. T., Cesar, S. A., & Dy, D. T. (2014). High turbidity affects filtration rate and pseudofaeces production of the mud clam Polymesoda erosa (Solander 1786) (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae). Biotropia, 21(2), 71-81.

De Dios, H. H. Y., Cesar, S. A., Millan, M. F. A., & Dy, D. T. (2014). Presence of water flow increases biofilm periphyton formation on four artificial substrates. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology, 7(1), 53-61.

Cesar, S. A., Amoin, N. B., De Dios, H. H. Y., & Dy, D. T. (2014). Thermal stress affects zooxanthellae density and chlorophyll-a concentration of the solitary mushroom coral, Heliofungia actiniformis. Phil. Jour of Scie., 143(1), 35-42.

Germano, B. P., Cesar, S. A., & Ricci, G. (2007). Enhancing Management Effectiveness of MPAs: Regional Capacity Building on Indonesia and the Philippines. A Guidebook for Monitoring and Evaluation. Marine Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Ecology.

Cesar, S. A., Germano, B. P., Dadole, E.L., & Milan, P. P. (2004). Coral reef and seagrass resources assessments of Bislig Bay, Surigao del Sur, Eastern Philippines. Journal of Aquatic Science, 1(1), 15-25.

Germano, B. P., Cesar, S. A., Mazo, A. M., & Meelgo, J. F. (2003). Inventory of commercially important invertebrates in Leyte and Samar. UPV J. Nat. Sci., 8, 247-270.

Cesar, S. A., Germano, B. P., & Melgo, J. F. (2003). Preliminary results of the population, reproductive and fishery biology of Paphia textile in Leyte. UPV J. Nat. Sci., 8, 83-95.

Benliro, I. M. P., Bothe, C. I. I., Sonder, K., Szinicz, G., Cesar, S. A., & Schoppe, S. (1999). Status of shallow reefs around Apid Islan, Inopacan, Leyte, Philippines. Ann. Trop. Res., 21, 54-66.