Njiru
James
James Njiru
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Professor of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences/Researcher
• East Africa Fresh Water Association (EAWA)- Council member

• Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management Society

• Aquatic Science Association of Kenya- Secretary

• Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation (LVFO)
• PhD –Aquatic Ecology/Fish Biology and Ecology, Moi University, Eldoret

• M.Sc. – Aquatic Science/Fish Biology/Ecology (University of British Columbia, Canada

• B.Sc. (Zoology, Botany and Chemistry), 2nd Class Hons, Moi University, Eldoret
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
• Aloo P.A, Njiru J. , Balirwa and J. S. Nyamweya C. Impacts of Nile Perch, Lates niloticus on the Ecology, Economy and Conservation of Lake Victoria, East Africa Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management

• Njiru M. and M. van der Knaap (in press). Is the ecosystem approach the way forward for Lake Victoria’s fisheries? Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management

• Prediction of Lake Victoria's response to varied fishing regimes using the Atlantis ecosystem model" by Nyamweya, Chrispine; Sturludottir, Erla; Tomasson, Tumi; Taabu-Munyaho, Anthony; Njiru, Murithi; Stefansson, Gunnar, Fish and Fisheries

• Babu J.M., Getabu A.M., Nyaundi J. K., Njiru, M., Boera P., Sitoki L.M., Mwayuli G.A.,Omondi R.O.,,Ogendi G.M (in press). Phytoplankton distribution and abundance in small water bodies of the Lake Victoria Basin of Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. In press

• Yongo E., J.O. Manyala, K. Kito, Y. Matsushita, N.O. Outa and J.M. Njiru (2016) "Diet of Silver Cyprinid, Rastrineobola argentea in Lake Victoria, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Research, 4, ( 4) 144- 149

• Moraa Z., Njiru J. Raburu P and Masese F.O (2015): Effects of human activities on macro-invertebrate community composition and water quality in the upper catchment of Mara River Basin, Kenya. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management 2015 20: 128–137

• Njiru James, Morara George, Waithaka Edna, James Mugo (2015) Fish Kills In Lake Naivasha, Kenya: What Was The Probable Cause? International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 3(1) 179-184

• Obiero Kevin Odhiambo, Richard O. Abila, Murithi J. Njiru et al (2015). The Challenges of Fisheries Management: Recent Experiences in Implementing Fisheries Co-Management in Lake Victoria, Kenya. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management, 20: 1–16

• Mugo-Bundi, J., Oyoo-Okoth, E., Ngugi, C. C., Manguya-Lusega, D., Rasowo, J., Chepkirui-Boit, V., Opiyo, M. and Njiru, J. (2015), Utilization of Caridina nilotica (Roux) meal as a protein ingredient in feeds for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Aquaculture Research, 46: 346–357. doi: 10.1111/are.12181

• Babu, J. M, Sitoki L. M, Ogendi G. M., Getabu A. M., Boera P. N. Akunga G. N., Nyaundi J. K., Njiru J. M., Mwayuli G. A., Olilo C (2016). Effects of point source pollution on water quality, phytoplankton diversity and abundance in lake Victoria, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2015; 2(5): 57-64

• Mokoro, A., Oyoo-Okoth, E., Ngugi, C. C., Njiru, J., Rasowo, J., Chepkirui-Boit, V. and Manguya-Lusega, D. (2014), Effects of stocking density and feeding duration in cage-cum-pond-integrated system on growth performance, water quality and economic benefits of Labeo victorianus (Boulenger 1901) culture. Aquaculture Research, 45: 1672–1684. doi: 10.1111/are.12112

• Outa N, Njiru J. Kitaka N (2014). Some aspects of the feeding ecology of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2(2): 01-08

• Outa N, Njiru J. Kitaka N (2014). Length-weight relationship, condition factor, length at first maturity and sex ratio of Nile tilapia,Oreochomis niloticus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2(2): 67-72

• Njiru M., Martin van Knaap, M. A. Taabu, C. Nyamweya, B. Kayanda, Mlaponi, B. Marshall (2014) Management of Lake Victoria fishery: Are we looking for easy solutions? Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management Journal Ecosystem Health & Management, 17:1, 70-79.

• Ani-Sabwa Josiah, Mlewa Chrisestom Mwatete, James Njiru (2014). Effects of Greenhouse and Stocking Density on Growth and Survival of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus Burchell 1822) Fry Reared in High Altitude Kenya Regions. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064
• Managing Editor: East Africa Journal of Water Association

• Reviewer: Journal of Agricultural Research.

• Fisheries Management and Ecology

• International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture

• Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management Journal

• Lake and Reservoirs: Research and Management

• Assistant Editor: Journal of East Africa Natural Resource Management
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