KMFRI Publications for FY 2017-2018

  1. Christopher Mulanda Aura, Melckzedeck K. Osore, Farida Hassan, Safina Musa, George Morara Gladys Mwihaki, Engaging poor academic performers (PAP) in marine and coastal management in a capacity-building initiative: Experiences from the Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP). Ocean & Coastal Management Vol. 137, 1 March 2017, Pg. 34–42
  2. Christopher Mulanda Aura , , Safina Musa, Melckzedeck K. Osore, Edward Kimani, Victor Mwakha Alati, Nina Wambiji, George W. Maina, Harrison Charo-Karisa, Quantification of climate change implications for water-based management: A case study of oyster suitability sites occurrence model along the Kenya coast. Journal of Marine Systems Vol. 165, January 2017, Pg. 27–35
  3. Christopher Mulanda Aura, , Edward Kimani, Safina Musa, Rodrick Kundu, James M. Njiru, Spatio-temporal macroinvertebrate multi-index of biotic integrity (MMiBI) for a coastal river basin: a case study of River Tana, Kenya. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology Volume 17, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages 113–124
  4. Céline Frank , James G. Kairo Jared O. Bosire, Mohamed O.S. Mohamed, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, Nico Koedam, Involvement, knowledge and perception in a natural reserve under participatory management: Mida Creek, Kenya. Ocean & Coastal Management Volume 142, 15 June 2017, Pages 28–36
  5. Githaiga MN, Kairo JG, Gilpin L, Huxham M (2017) Carbon storage in the seagrass meadows of Gazi Bay, Kenya. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177001, May 10, 2017
  6. Natasha J. Gownaris, Ellen K. Pikitch, Josephine Y. Aller, Les S. Kaufman, Jeppe Kolding, Kamazima M.M. Lwiza, Kevin O. Obiero, William O. Ojwang, John O. Malala and Konstantine J. Rountos, Fisheries and water level fluctuations in the world's largest desert lake. Ecohydrology Volume 10, Issue 1 January 2017 e1769
  7. Selena K. Gress, Mark Huxham, James G. Kairo, Lilian M. Mugi and Robert A. Briers, Evaluating, predicting and mapping belowground carbon stores in Kenyan mangroves. Global Change Biology Volume 23, Issue 1January 2017 Pages 224–234
  8. Keyombe, James Last; Malala, John O; Waithaka, Edna; Lewo, Ruth M; Obwanga, Benson Ojowi, Seasonal changes in length-weight relationship and condition factor of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cichlidae) in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Aquatic Biology 5.1 February 2017): 7-11
  9. James Last Keyombe, Edna Waithaka, Analysis of some aspects of water quality of Lake Naivasha. International Journal of Chemical and Life Sciences Volume 6, Number 1, Pages 2001-2005, 2017
  10. Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Stories of Africa’s Oceans and Coasts as told by Africa’s Children and youth: Volume 2: Kenya’s Coastal and marine Resources and Environment, 152 Pages June 2017
  11. Jelvas Mwaura, , Yu Umezawa, Takashi Nakamura, Joseph Kamau, Evidence of chronic anthropogenic nutrient within coastal lagoon reefs adjacent to urban and tourism centers, Kenya: A stable isotope approach. Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 119, Issue 2, 30 June 2017, Pages 74–86
  12. James Njiru, Edna Waithaka, Peninah A. Aloo, An Overview of the Current Status of Lake Naivasha Fishery: Challenges and Management Strategies. The Open Fish Science Journal Volume 10, Number 1, 20 January 2017
  13. Erick Ochieng Ogello, Elijah Migiro Kembenya, Cecilia Muthoni and Chrisphine Nyamweya, Substitution of fish meal with sunflower seed meal in diets for Nile tilapia ( Oreochromis niloticus L.) reared in earthen ponds. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 29(1):81-99 January 2017
  14. Nicholas Otieno Outa, Edwine Yongo and James Last Keyombe , Ontogenic Changes in Prey Ingested by Nile perch ( Lates niloticus ) Caught in Nyanza Gulf of Lake Victoria, Kenya. Lakes & Reservoirs Research & Management 22(1):43-47 • March 2017
  15. Daphnis De Pooter, Ward Appeltans, Nicolas Bailly, Sky Bristol, Klaas Deneudt, Menashè Eliezer, Ei Fujioka, Alessandra Giorgetti, Philip Goldstein, Mirtha Lewis, Marina Lipizer, Kevin Mackay, Maria Marin, Gwenaëlle Moncoiffé, Stamatina Nikolopoulou, Pieter Provoost, Shannon Rauch, Andres Roubicek, Carlos Torres, Anton van de Putte, Leen Vandepitte, Bart Vanhoorne, Matteo Vinci, Nina Wambiji, David Watts, Eduardo Klein Salas, Francisco Hernandez, Toward a new data standard for combined marine biological and environmental datasets - expanding OBIS beyond species occurrences. Biodiversity Data Journal 5: e10989 09 January 2017
  16. Marium M. Swaleh, Renison Ruwa, Moses N. Wainaina and Justin K. Maghanga, Heavy Metals Bioaccumulation Assessment in acanthopleura gemmata from Fort Jesus Mombasa. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESFT) Volume 10, Issue 7, Ver. 1 (July 2016) PP 39-45
  17. David O. Mirera, Dynamics of Milkfish Farming in Kenya. World Aquaculture, Pages 48-51 March 2017
  18. Mkare, T.K., van Vuuren, B.J. & Teske, P.R. Conservation implications of significant population differentiation in an endangered estuarine seahorse Biodiversity and Conservation Volume 26, Issue 6: 1275-1293, June 2017
  19. James Ochieng Anyango, Chrisestom Mwatete Mlewa and James Mwaluma, Abundance, diversity and trophic status of wild fish around seaweed farms in Kibuyuni, South Coast Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies Volume 5 Issue 3 Part F, Pages: 440-446, May-June 2017
  20. James Last Keyombe, Yasindi W. Andrew, Oyugi O. Dalmas, Comparative assessment of diet and condition factor of Cyprinus carpio and Oreochromis leucostictus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Aquatic Biology Volume 5, No 3, Pages 228-235, 25 June 2017
  21. Emmanuel K.Mbaru and Michele L.Barnes, Key players in conservation diffusion: Using social network analysis to identify critical injection points. Biological Conservation Volume 210, Part A, June 2017, Pages 222-232
  22. Edna Waithaka, James Last Keyombe and Priscilla Boera, Angling: An Emerging Fishery in Lake Naivasha? Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species Volume 5 Issue 1 1000183, March 03, 2017
  23. A. O. Tuda and P. Thoya, Chapter 17. Cumulative Impacts Assessment to Support Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Planning in Kenya (pp. 451-472) IN: Marine Spatial Planning : Methodologies, Environmental Issues and Current Trends Editors Dimitra Kitsiou and Michael Karydis 2017
  24. Peninah, A. Aloo, J. Njiru, J.S. Balirwa and C.S. Nyamweya, Impacts of Nile Perch, Lates niloticus, introduction on the ecology, economy and conservation of Lake Victoria, East Africa. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management Volume 22, Issue 4 Pages 320–333, December 2017
  25. Elijah M. Kembenya, Helen S. Marcial, Nicholas O. Outa, Yoshitaka Sakakura and Atsushi Hagiwara, Captive Breeding of Threatened African Carp, Labeo victorianus, of Lake Victoria. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Volume 48, Issue 6 Pages 955–962, December 2017
  26. Rodrick Kundu, Christopher M. Aura, Chrispine Nyamweya, Simon Agembe, Lewis Sitoki, Henry B. O. Lung'ayia, Collins Ongore, Zachary Ogari and Kenneth Werimo, Changes in pollution indicators in Lake Victoria, Kenya and their implications for lake and catchment management. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management Volume 22, Issue 3, Pages 199-214, September 2017
  27. David O. Mirera, Status of the mud crab fishery in Kenya: A review. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science vOLUME 16, 1, Pages 35-45, December 2017
  28.  DO. Mirera, Intertidal mangrove boundary zones as nursery grounds for the mud crab Scylla serrata. African Journal of Marine Science Volume 39, Issue 3, Pages 315-325, November 2017
  29. Chrispine Sangara Nyamweya, Erla Sturludottir, Tumi Tomasson, Anthony Taabu-Munyaho, Gunnar Stefansson, Prediction of Lake Victoria's response to varied fishing regimes using the Atlantis ecosystem model. Fisheries Research Volume 194, Pages 76-83, October 2017
  30. Erick Ochieng Ogello, Yoshitaka Sakakura, Atsushi Hagiwara, Culturing Brachionus rotundiformis Tschugunoff (Rotifera) using dried foods: application of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) Volume 796, Issue 1, Pages 99-110, July 2017
  31. Gladys M. Okemwa, George W. Maina, Cosmas N. Munga, Elizabeth Mueni, Nicholas Ntheketha, Managing coastal pelagic fisheries: A case study of the small-scale purse seine fishery in Kenya. Ocean & Coastal Management Volume 144, Pages 31-39, 15 July 2017
  32. Alan K. Whitfield, Thomas K. Mkare, Peter R. Teske, Nicola C. James, Paul D. Cowley, Life-histories explain the conservation status of two estuary-associated pipefishes, Biological Conservation Voulme 212 part A, Pages 256-264, August 2017
  33. K. Nyakeya, P. O. Raburu, F. O. Masese, J. Tsuma, J. M. Nyamora, E. W. Magondu, D. D. Kemunto, R. N. Ondiba and M. Jepkosgei, Sensitivity of the Native Chironomus Species in Monitoring of Riverine Ecosystems in the Catchments of Lake Victoria Drainage Basin, Kenya. African Environmental Review Journal Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 126-133, 2017
  34. James Last Keyombe Atalitsa, Comparative Assessment of Feeding and Reproductive Ecology of Oreochromis Leucostictus (Pisces: Cichlidae) and Cyprinus Carpio (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in Lake Naivasha, Kenya . A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate School in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements of the Award of Master of Science Degree in Limnology of Egerton University October, 2017, 55 Pages
  35.  Khyria S. Karama, Yoshiki Matshushita, Edward Kimani, Gladys Okemwa, Stephen Mwakiti, Christopher Aura, Stephen Ndegwa, Codend mesh size of beach seine nets influences fish species and size composition in Lamu, north coast, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Volume 16, Number 2, 79-88, 2017

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