1. James,  D.B.1967. Phyllophorus (Phyllophorella)  parvipedes Clark (Holothuroidea), a new record to the Indian Seas. J. mar.biol.Ass.India, 7(2):325-327. 

2. _________ 1968a.  Studies on Indian Echinoderms - 1. Re-description of  the  echinoid  Breynia  vredenburgi Anderson from Andaman sea with emended description. Ibid., 8 (2):76-81.  

3. _________ 1968b. Studies on Indian Echinoderms - 2. The holothurian Stolus buccalis (Stimpson) with notes on  its systematic position. Ibid., 8(2):285-289.

4. _________ 1969.Catalogue of echinoderms in the reference collection of  the  Central Marine  Fisheries Research Institute. Bull. Cent. Mar. Fish. Res.Inst., 7:51-62.

5. James, D.B. and R.S. Lal Mohan. 1969. Bibliography of the Echinoderms of the Indian Ocean.Ibid., 15: 1-43.  

6. Jones, S. and D.B. James. 1970. On the Stiliferid gastropod in  the cloacal chamber of Holothuria atra Jaeger. Proc. Sym. Mollusca., Pt.3:799-804.  

7. James, D.B. and  J.S. Pearse. 1971. Echinoderms of the Gulf of  Suez  and Northern Red Sea. J.mar.biol.Ass.India, 11(1 & 2):78-125.  

8 _________ 1971b. Studies on Indian Echinoderms-3. Ophiarthrum  pictum (Muller & Troschel), a new record from the Indian Ocean with additional notes on the species.J.mar.biol.Ass.  India, 12 :136-138.  

9 _________ 1971c. Studies on Indian  Echinoderms-4. On the brittle star  Amphioplus gravelyi  sp.nov., and Amphioplus depressus (Ljungman) from the Indian  coasts. Ibid., 12:139-143.   

10. James, D.B. 1973a. Beche-de-mer resources of India.Proc. Sym. Living Resources. pp. 706-711. Organised by C.M.F.R.I, Cochin.

11. _________1973b. Note on the development of  the asteroid  Asterina   burtoni   Gray.  J.mar.biol.Ass.India, 14 (2):883- 884.   

12. _________ 1973c.  Studies on Indian  Echinoderms-5.New and little  known Star fishes from the Indian seas.  Ibid., 15(2):556-559.   

13. _________ 1978.  Studies on Indian Echinoderms-6. Re-description of  two little known holothurians with a note on an early juvenile of Holothuria  scabra  Jaeger from Indian Seas. Ibid., 18:55-61.  

14. _________1980.History of Echinodermology of Indian Ocean. Ibid.,18(2):298-309.

15. _________1983.  Sea Cucumber and Sea Urchin resources, Bull. Cent. Mar. Fish. Res. Inst.34:85-93. 

16. _________ 1981a. Studies on Indian Echinoderms-7. On a new family Labidodematidae (Holothuroidea : Aspidochirotida) with a detailed description of Labidodemas  rugosum (Ludwig)  from the Andamans. J. mar.biol.Ass.India, 23(1&2):82-85.   

17. _________ 1981b. Studies on Indian Echinoderms-8. On a new genus Ophioelegans (Ophiuroidea: Ophiuridae) with notes on Ophiolepis superba H.L.Clark, 1938. Ibid ., 23(1&2):15-18. 

18. _________ 1981c. Book Review-Echinoderms: Present  and  Past. Ibid., 23(1&2): 223.

19. _________ 1982a. Studies on Indian  Echinoderms-9. Ophionereis andamanensis  sp. nov., (Ophiuroidea : Ophionereidae) from Port Blair, Andamans. Ibid., 24 (1&2): 33-35.   

20. _________ 1982b. Studies on Indian Echinoderms - 10. Ophiocoma  anaglyptica Ely (Ophiuroidea :Ophiocomidae), a  new  record  from the Indian Ocean with  notes on other species of Ophiocoma from Indian Seas.Ibid., 24 (1&2):36-41.

21. _________ 1982c.  Studies on Indian Echinoderms-11.On Protankyra tuticorenensis sp.nov., and other apodus holothurians from Indian Seas.Ibid., 24(1&2):92-105. 

22. _________ 1982d. Ecology of intertidal echinoderms of  the  Indian Seas. Ibid., 24 (1 & 2 ):124-129.  

23. _________ 1983. Research on Indian Echinoderms-A  review. Ibid., 25 (1& 2):91-108.

24. James,D.B. 1984. Studies on Indian  Echinoderms-15.On Psolus mannarensis  sp. nov., and  other  Dendrochirotids  from Indian seas. Ibid ., 26 (1 & 2) : 109-122. 

25. Rao, D.S., D.B.James, K.G. Girijavallaban, S.Muthuswamy and M.Najmuddin. 1985. Biotoxicity in Echinoderms. Ibid.,27 (1&2) : 88-96.  

26. Rao. D.S., D.B. James,  K.G. Girijavallaban,  S. Muthuswamy  and M.Najmuddin. 1985. Bioactivity in  Echinoderms. Mar. Fish. Infor. Serv., T & E. Ser., No.63:10 -12.  

27. James.D.B.1986a. Zoogeography of shallow-water Echinoderms  of Indian  seas. In : P.S.B.R.James (Ed.). Recent  Advances in   Marine   Biology .  Today  and  Tomorrow's  Printers   and  Publishers, New Delhi. pp.569-591.  

28. _________ 1986 b. The holothurian resources.R & D.Series  No.10 For  Marine Fisheries Resources and  Management.  CMFRI,  Cochin.1986. pp.4.    

29. _________ 1986c.Quality improvement in Beche-de-mer. Seafood Export Journ., 18 (3) :5-10.   

30. _________ 1986e. Studies on Indian Echinoderms-12. Holothuria (Acanthotrapeza) pyxis  Selenka, an interesting holothurian  from the Andamans. J.Andaman Sci.  Ass., 2 (1) : 34-36.    

31. _________ 1986f. Studies on Indian Echinoderms -13.  Phyrella  fragilis  (Ohshima) (Echinodermata :  Phyllophoridae),  a  new  record from the Indian Ocean with  notes  on  its  habits. Ibid., 2(1): 37-38.  

32. James.D.B. 1986h. Holothurian toxin as a poison  to  eradicate undesirable organisms from fish farms. Proc. Sym. Coastal  Aquaculture,  4: 1339-1341.  Organised by Marine Biological Association of India,  Cochin. 

33. James.D.B.  1987d.  Prospects  and  Problems  of   Beche-de-mer industry  in Andaman and  Nicobar  islands.   Proc.Sym. Management of Coastal Ecosystems and Oceanic Resources of  Andamans .  pp. 110-113.  Andaman Science Association, Port  Blair.   

34. James, D.B. 1988a.Boring  and fouling  echinoderms  of  Indian waters.  In: Marine Biodeterioration. Oxford and IBH  Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd. pp.227-238.

35. _________ 1988b. Ophiocoma doderleni Loriol a new  record  of  brittle star from  Andamans.  J. Andaman. Sci. Ass., 4 (2) : 139-140.  

36. _________ 1988c.  Problems  of  Beche-de-mer  industry   in  Tamil Nadu   and the recent development in  breeding  of  Sea cucumbers.  paper  Presented at the Workshop on Research  and Development in Marine Fisheries in Tamil Nadu,Madras. September 13-14,1988. 5pp.   

37. _________ 1988h. Echinoderm fauna of the proposed  National Marine Park in the Gulf of Mannar.Proc.Sym.Endangered Marine Animals and Marine Parks. , pp.: 403-406.    

38. James.D.B., M.E.Rajapandian, B.K.Baskar  and  C.P.Gopinathan. 1988. Successful induced spawning and rearing of the  holothurian  Holothuria  (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger at  Tuticorin.  Mar.Fish.Infor.Serv.,  T & E Ser., No.87:  30 - 33.   

39. James, D.B. 1989a. Beche-de-mer its  resources, fishery and industry. Ibid., No. 92:1-35.  

40. _________ 1989b. A handbook on Beche-de-mer.  Issued on  the  occasion  of the workshop on  Beche-de-mer,  at  Mandapam  camp  during  February.  23-25,  1989.  Central  Marine  Fisheries  Research Institute,  Cochin. pp.33 (in  Tamil  with  English  summary).   

41. _________ 1989a. Echinoderms of  Lakshadweep  and  their zoogeography.  Bull. Cent. Mar. Fish. Res. Inst.,  43 : 97-144.  

42. _________ 1989b. Beche-de-mer resources  of  Lakshadweep. Ibid., 43: 144-149.  

43. Lal  Mohan, R.S.,  D.B.James  and   S.Kalimuthu. 1989. Mariculture potentials. Ibid., 43 : 243-247.   

44. Pillai, C.S.G., D.B.James and G.Gopakumar. 1989. Report  on   the survey of coral reefs, bait fishes and Acanthaster planci in the Marine National Park and adjacent waters  in  South  Andamans. pp.1-14. Report to the  Andaman Administration.  

45. James, D.B. 1990.  Sea urchin roe-A potential  resource  for  export. Seafood Export Jour., 21 (6) : 26-36.   

46. James, D.B. , C.S.Gopinadha Pillai and G. Gopakumar. 1990.  A  case  study  of infestation of  Acanthaster  planci  in  Andaman  waters. Mar.  Fish. Infor. Serv.,T&E Ser., No. 106 : 1-3.  

47. James, D.B. 1991.  Research, conservation and management  of  edible holothurians and their impact on the  Beche-de-mer industry. Bull. Cent. Mar. Fish. Res. Inst., 44 (3): 648-661.  

48. Rao, D.S., D.B.James, C.S.Gopinadha Pillai, P.A.Thomas, K.K. Appukuttan, K.G.Girijavallabhan, C.P.Gopinathan, S.Muthusamy and  M. Najmuddin. 1991. Bioactive  compounds from  marine  organisms.  Oxford  and IBH  Publishing  Co. Pvt. Ltd., pp. 367-371.   

49. James, D.B. 1991. Echinoderms of the Marine  National  Park, South Andamans. J.Andaman Sci. Ass.,7 (2): 19-25.   

50. James, D.B.  1993a.  Part II. Sea  Urchin  Culture.  In :Sea Weed,  Sea  Urchin and Sea  Cucumber.  Handbook  on  Aquafarming .   pp.   23-30.   The Marine  Products  Export Development Authority, Cochin

51. _________ 1993b.  Part III. Sea  cucumber  culture.  In : Sea Weed,  Sea  Urchin  and Sea  Cucumber. Handbook  on  Aquafarming. pp. 33-47. The Marine Products Export Development Authority, Cochin.   

52. _________ 1993c. Sea cucumber. Technical paper  presented  at the Business Session of INDAQUA, Madras. pp. 3.   

53. James, P.S.B.R. and D.B.James. 1993. Ecology, breeding, seed production and prospects for farming of sea cucumbers  from  the seas around India. Fishing Chimes, 13 (3)  : 24-34.    

54. James, D.B.,  M.Kathirvel, K.Ramadoss and  A.Chellam.  1993. The spawning of the holothurian Actinopyga mauritiana (Quoy and Gaimard) on board FORV Sagar Sampada. J.mar.biol.Ass.India., 35 (1 & 2) : 220- 221.  

55. James,  D.B.,  A.D.Gandhi,  N.Palaniswamy  and  J.X.Rodrigo. 1994.  Hatchery  techniques and culture  of  the  sea   cucumber Holothuria scabra. CMFRI Spl.Publ ., No. 57:  1-32.   

56. James,  D.B. 1994a.  An  annotated  bibliography on Sea Cucumbers. Ibid., No.58:1-80.

57. _________1994b. Seed production in sea cucumbers. Aqua  International, 1 (9): 15-26.

58. _________ 1994c. Holothurian resources  from  India  and their exploitation. Bull.  Cent. Mar.  Fish.  Res.  Inst., 46 : 27-31.   

59. _________1994d.  Zoogeography  and   systematics of    holothurians  used for Beche-de-mer in India.  Ibid.,  46 : 34-36.   

60. _________ 1994e. Ecology of commercially important holothurians of India. Ibid., 46: 37-38.   

61. _________1994f. A review of the hatchery and  culture   practices  in Japan and China with special  reference  to possibilities of culturing holothurians in  India. Ibid., 46 : 63-65.  

62. _________ 1994g.  Improved  methods  of  processing holothurians for Beche-de-mer. Ibid., 46 : 71-75.  

63. _________1994h. Report on the resources of  commercially  important  sea cucumbers of  Lakshadweep,  their  exploitation and management. pp. 1-10.  Report to the Lakshadweep Administration. 

64. James, D.B.,  and P.S.B.R. James. 1994. Hand Book on  Indian  Sea Cucumber. CMFRI Spl. Publ., No. 59: 1-46.   

65. James, D.B., A.D.Gandhi and  N.  Palaniswamy. 1993.  Sea ranching of sea cucumbers. Mar. Fish. Infor. Serv., T  & E Ser., No. 124: 15-17.   

66. James, P.S.B.R. and D.B.James 1994a. Management of Beche-de-mer industry in India. In: K.Rengarajan and D.B.James (Eds.).  Proceedings  of  the  National  Workshop  on Beche-de-mer Bull.  Cent. Mar.  Fish.  Res.  Inst., 46: 17-22. 

67. _________1994b.  Conservation and  management  of  sea  cucumber resources of India. Ibid., 46 : 23-26.    

68. James, D.B., M.E.Rajapandian,  C.P. Gopinathan   and  B.K.Baskar. 1994. Breakthrough in induced breeding and  rearing  of  the larvae and juveniles  of  Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger at Tuticorin. Ibid.,  46: 66-70.  

69. James,  D.B. and B.K.Basker. 1994. Present  status of  the  Beche-de-mer industry in the Palk Bay and the Gulf of  Mannar. Ibid., 46: 85-90.   

70. James, D.B. and M.Ali Manikfan. 1994. Some remarks on  the  present  status of Beche-de-mer industry of  Maldives  and its lessons for the Lakshadweep. Ibid., 46:101-105. 

71. _________1995b. Taxonomic studies on the species of Holothuria  (Linnaeus, 1767) from the seas around India. Part. 1. J.Bombay. Nat. Hist. Soc., 92(1):  43-62. 

72. _________1995c. Taxonomic studies on the  species  of  Holothuria  (Linnaeus,  1767) from  the  seas  around   India. Part 2. Ibid., 92 (2): 190-204.  

73. _________ 1995e. Animal associations in  echinoderms.  J.  mar. biol. Ass. India, 37 (1 & 2): 272-276. 

74. James, D.B. and M.Badrudeen. 1995. Deep water Red Fish -  a  new  resource for the Indian  Beche-de-mer  industry. Mar. Fish. Infor. Serv., T & E. Ser., No. 137 : 6-8.   

75. James  D.B. 1996a. Culture of sea cucumbers.  Bull.  Cent. Mar. Fish.Res. Inst., 48: 120-126. 

76. _________ 1996b.  Part VII. Conservation of sea cucumbers. In: N.G. Menon and C.S.G. Pillai (Eds.) Marine  bio-diversity,  conservation  and  management.   Central Marine  Fisheries  Research  Institute,   Cochin-14. pp.80-88.   

77. _________ 1996c. Inception report of Dr. D.B.James,  FAO  Consultant  for Seacucumber culture in  Laamu  atoll, Maldives from   12th  to  22nd   December, 1995. (FAO/TCP/MDV/4452). 28 pp. 

78. _________ 1996 d.  Prospects  for  the  culture  of  sea   cucumbers  in  India. In: Sustainable Aquaculture. Proc. National Conference. (Ed.). S.Ramachandran. pp. 189-199. Anna University, Madras.   

79. _________ 1996e. Prospects for hatchery and culture  of  sea   cucumbers  in  India.  Proceedings of  the  Seminar  on  Fisheries-A multibillion dollar industry. pp.  123-135. Aquaculture Foundation   of   India   and   Fisheries  Technocrats Forum, Madras.  

80. _________1996f. Notes on  the  family  Goniasteridae (Echinodermata : Asteroidea) from the Indian Seas. J. mar. biol. Ass. India. 38 (1&2 ) : 133-138. 

81. James, D.B., A.J. Lordson, W.G. Ivy and A.D. Gandhi  1996. Experiments  on rearing of the juveniles of  Holothuria  scabra  Jaeger  produced in the  hatchery.  Proc.  Sym. Aquaculture for 2000 A.D. (Ed.). Samuel Paul Raj pp.207-214 Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.   

82. James, D.B. and K.J. Mathew. 1996. On Sterechinus antarcticus Koehler  (Camerodonta : Echinoidea :Echinodermata)  collected  from coastal waters   of Antartica off Queen Maud Land. J.mar.biol.Ass.India., 38 (1&2):139-141. 

83. James, D.B.  1997. Sea  cucumber  hatchery  and  culture   prospects. National Aquaculture Week. 6 pp.   

84. James, D.B. and M.Badrudeen. 1997.  Observations  on  the  landings  of  the sea  cucumber Holothuria spinifera  at  Rameswaram  by Chanku  Madi.  Mar.  Fish. Infor. Serv., T & E  Ser., No.149: 6-8.   

85. James, D.B. 1998 a.  A note on the growth of the juveniles of Holothuria scabra in concrete ring . Ibid,, No. 154: 16. 

86._________1998 b.  Sea cucumber hatchery and culture prospects.  Proc. Workshop  National Aquaculture Week . pp.  141 143.  Aquaculture Foundation of India, Chennai. 

87. _________ 1998c. On the occurrence of the gastropod parasite Prostilifer sp. on the holothurian Holothuria scabra Jaeger at Tuticorin. Mar.  Fish. Infor. Serv., T & E Ser., No. 157: 26. 

88. _________ 1998d.  Ecological significance of echinoderms of the Gulf of Mannar.  Workshop on Coastal Biodiversity of Gulf of Mannar.  Organised by M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai.  Feb. 10-11,'98. Pp.118 - 128.

89._________1998.On a little known holothurian Stichopus vastus Sluiter with notes on other species  of Stichopus from the seas around India. Mar.Fish.Infor.Serv.,  T&ESer.,NO.158:12-15.  

90._________1998 . Holothuria (Mecrothele) fuscogilva Cherbonnier ,a new record from India with  a note on  its expotential processing Ibid ., 158:15-16.

91. ________ 1999. Hatchery and culture technology for the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra Jaeger in India . Naga 22(4): 12-16. 

92. James,D.B. and G.Ruparani 1999. New resource for the Indian Beche-de-mer industry and its management .Proc.Fourth Indian Fisheries Forum. 385-388.

93.James,D.B. 1999.Abnormal asteroids from the seas around India. Mar. Fish. Infor. Serv., T&E Ser., no.159:21-22.

94. ________ 1999. Holothuria (Thymiosycia) arenicola Semper a rare holothurian from the Gulf of Mannar.Ibid., 161:15.

95._________2000. Sea cucumbers. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. V.N. Pillai and N.G. Menon (Editors). Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin. pp. 124-151. 

96.James.D.B.,A.Chellam and P.S.Asha 2001.The early development of the starfish Pentaceraster regulus(Muller & Troschel) from Tuticorin.Ibid.,167:12-13.

97.James, D. B.2001. Twenty sea cucumbers from seas around India.Naga. 24(1&2):4-8.