KMFRI Publications for FY 2019-2020

  1.  E YongoN OutaK Kito & Y MatsushitaStudies on the biology of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Lake Victoria, Kenya: in light of intense fishing pressureAfrican Journal of Aquatic Science Volume 43, Number 2, Pages: 195-198, July 2018
  2. EO OkechN KitakaSO Oduor & D VerschurenTrophic state and nutrient limitation in Lake Baringo, KenyaAfrican Journal of Aquatic Science Volume 43, Number 2, Pages: 169-173, July 2018
  3. C Kosore, L Ojwang, J Maghanga, J Kamau, A Kimeli, J Omukoto, N Ngisiag’e, JMwaluma, H Ong’ada, C Magori & E Ndirui, Occurrence and ingestion of microplastics by zooplankton in Kenya's marine environment: first documented evidence. African Journal of Marine Science, 40:3, 225-234, 28 Sep 2018.
  4. Abubakar Almubarak Athman, Characterization of the Small-scale Tuna Fishery in Kenya. Master of Science in Pwani University, 30, August 2018
  5. Keyombe JLA, Lewo RM, Waithaka E, Mutie A, Boera P . Has the Latest Fish Introduction in Lake Naivasha Improved Income of Fishermen? The Economics of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Lake Naivasha. Fish Aqua J 9: 250. July 24, 2018
  6. David O. Ignatius, Farida A. Hassan, George N. Morara, Melckzedeck K. Osore, Benedict Mutua and Nzula K. Kitaka,  Access to Water in Kenya’s Coast Region: A Challenge to Community Development and Poverty Alleviation in Lamu County. Kenya Aquatica Scientific Journal of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Volume 4, Issue No.1, Pages 1-7,2018
  7. Maurice O. Obiero, Peter M. Oduor-Odote, Raymond Ruwa and M. Omega, Biochemical and Sensory Characteristics of the Smoked African Catfish (Clarias Gariepinus) under Different Storage Conditions in the Coastal Region of Kenya. . Kenya Aquatica Scientific Journal of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Volume 4, Issue No.1 Pages 8-12, 2018
  8. Nyamora J. Moraa, Nyakeya Kobingi, Esther Wairimu, Gladys Mwihaki and Judith Muya, Long Line Seaweed Farming as an alternative to other Commonly used Methods in Kenyan Coast. Kenya Aquatica Scientific Journal of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Volume 4, Issue No.1 Pages 23-28, 2018
  9. Sonia K. Mumbah, Julius O. Manyala, James Njiru, Influence of salt works’ hyper-saline waste-brine on distribution of mangrove crabs (Decapoda) within the Gongoni-Kurawa intertidal area, Kenya. Kenya Aquatica Scientific Journal of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Volume 4, Issue No.1 Pages 38-47, 2018
  10. Julia A. Obuya, Dorcus A.O. Sigana, Virginia Wang'ondu, Nina Wambiji, Harrison O. Ong'anda, Boaz Orembo, Length-weight relationship of selected teleost fishes from Kilifi County, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Volume 17, issue 1, pages 125-135, 2018
  11. Mary B. Ontomwa, Gladys M. Okemwa, Edward N. Kimani, Clay ObotaSeasonal variation in the length-weight relationship and condition factor of thirty fish species from the Shimoni artisanal fishery, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Volume 17, issue 1, pages 103-110, 2018
  12. Akunga George, Getabu Albert and Njiru James, Effect of pond type on physicochemical parameters, phytoplankton diversity and primary production in, Kisii, Kenya, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies Vol. 6 Issue 6, Part B, Pages: 125-130, Nov-Dec 2018
  13. Robert Nesta KagaliEric Ochieng OgelloYoshitaka Sakakura , Fish‐processing wastes as an alternative diet for culturing the minute rotifer Proales similis de Beauchamp. Aquaculture Research Volume49, Issue7Pages 2477-2485, July 2018
  14. Alex G. Kimathi, Joseph G. Wakibia, Moses K. GichuaGrowth rates of Eucheuma denticulatum and Kappaphycus alvarezii (Rhodophyta; Gigartinales) cultured using modified off-bottom and floating raft techniques on the Kenyan coast. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Vol 17, No 2, pages 11-24, July-Decermber 2018
  15. Johnstone O. Omukoto, Horace Owiti, Victor A. Mwakha, Cosmas N. Munga, Andrew W. WamukotaParticipatory assessment of priority fishery profiles in an overfished urban inshore seascape in Kenya.  Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Vol 17, No 2, pages 79-92, July-Decermber 2018
  16. Amon Kimeli, Pascal Thoya, Noah Ngisiang’e, Harrison Ong’anda, Charles Magori, Satellite-derived bathymetry: A case study of Mombasa Port Channel and its approaches, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Vol 17, No 2, pages 93-102, July-Decermber 2018
  17. 17. Hashim S. Mohamed, Agnes Muthumbi, John Githaiga, Julius Okondo, Sediment macro- and meiobenthic fauna distribution along the Kenyan continental shelf. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science Vol 17, No 2, pages 103-116, July-Decermber 2018
  18. 18.Levy M. Otwoma,Valeska DiemelHauke ReuterMarc KochziusAchim Meyer, Genetic population structure of the convict surgeonfish Acanthurus triostegus: a phylogeographic reassessment across its range. Journal of Fish Biology Volume 93, Issue4 , Pages 597-608, October 2018
  19.  19. Levy Michael Otwoma, Connectivity and exploitation of Acanthurus triostegus and Acanthurus leucosternon in the Indian Ocean: Application of genetics and single stock assessment to aid coral reef management. A dissertation submitted by Levy Michael Otwoma to the Faculty 2 (Biology and Chemistry) University of Bremen, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat), September 2018, Bremen, 158 Pages
  20. 20. Andrew J. Temple, Nina Wambiji , Chris N.S. Poonian , Narriman Jiddawi , Selina M. Stead , Jeremy J. Kiszka , Per Berggren, Marine megafauna catch in southwestern Indian Ocean small-scale fisheries from landings data. Biological Conservation 230 113–121, February 2019
  21. 21. James G. Kairo, A. J. Hamza, C. Wanjiru. (2019). Mikoko Pamoja – a demonstrably effective community-based blue carbon project in Kenya. In: A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice, and Policy, Lisamarie W.-M., Stephen C., and Tiffany G.T. (eds), CRC Press: Boca Raton, London, Published November 20, 2018
  22. 22. Pascal Thoya,Tim M. Daw,  Effects of assets and weather on small-scale coastal fishers’ access to space, catches and profits. Fisheries Research Volume 212, Pages 146-153, April 2019
  23. 23. KMFRI and Edinburg Napier University, The story of Mikoko Pamoja - a community-led blue carbon credit scheme September 2018, Gazi Bay, Kenya. 4 Pages
  24. 24. Nyakeya Kobingi, Kipkorir K. G. Kiptoo , Nyamora Jane and Kerich Emmy, Assessment of the Fisheries Status in River Molo to Guide the Management on its Fisheries, African Journal of Education, Science and Technology, , Vol 4, No. 4, Pages 10-20, December, 2018
  25. 25. MaryA.Opiyo, EstherMarijani, PatriciahMuendo, RezinOdede, WilliamLeschen, Harrison Charo-Karisa, A review of aquaculture production and health management practices of farmed fish in Kenya. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2018, Pages 141-148
  26. 26. Nyaundi JK, Getabu AM, Kengara F, Onchieku J, Njiru M, Kinaro ZO, Babu JM, Sitoki LM, Nyamweya C and Osoro EM, Assessment of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) contamination in relation to physico-chemical parameters in the Upper River Kuja Catchment, Kenya (East Africa). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies January-February 2019; 7(1): 172-179
  27. 27. Kihia CM, Gitonga LM, Tembo J, E Kanyeki, J Munguti and B Muli, Fishing power of conventionally harvested wetland baitworms compared to black soldier fly larvae as alternative baits in tropical artisanal hook fishery. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies July-August 2018; 6(4): 528-536
  28. 28. Mike I. OlendoGladys M. OkemwaCosmas N. MungaLilian K. MulupiLily D. MwasiHassan B. MohamedMxolisi Sibanda,Harrison O. Ong'anda, The value of long-term, community-based monitoring of marine turtle nesting: a study in the Lamu archipelago, Kenya. Oryx Volume 53Issue 1, pp. 71-80, January 2019
  29. 29. Collins Onyango Ongore , Christopher Mulanda Aura  , Zachary Ogari  , James M. Njiru  , James M. Njiru  , Chrisphine Sangara Nyamweya, Spatial-temporal dynamics of water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.), other macrophytes and their impact on fisheries in Lake Victoria, Kenya. Journal of Great Lakes Research Volume 44, Issue 6, December 2018, Pages 1273-1280
  30. 30. Dr Jacob Ochiewo, Effects of Project design practices on implementation of Poverty-alleviation Mari culture projects in the Coast of Kenya Doctor of Philosophy (Development studies) Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology November 2018 , 279 pages
  31. 31. Sarah M. Buckley  Tim R. McClanahan ,Eréndira M. Quintana Morales,Victor Mwakha,Jatieno Nyanapah,Levy M. Otwoma,John M. Pandolfi, Identifying species threatened with local extinction in tropical reef fisheries using historical reconstruction of species occurrence. PLOS One 14(2): e0211224 Published: February 13, 2019
  32. 32. Christopher Mulanda AuraChrisphine S. NyamweyaJames M. NjiruCyprian Odoli, Safina Musa, Zachary OgariRichard Abila, Raphael Okeyo, Robert Oketch, Using fish landing sites and markets information towards quantification of the blue economy to enhance fisheries management. Fisheries Management and Ecology Volume 26, Issue 2 April 2019, Pages 141-152
  33. 33. Simon Agembe, Edwine Yongo, Frank Masese, James Njiru, Julius Manyala and William Ojwang, Shifts in the food of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) in Lake Victoria. Lakes & Reservoirs Research & Management Volume 24, Issue1 March 2019 Pages 13-17, March 2019
  34. 34. Kevin Obiero , Paul Meulenbroek , Silke Drexler , Adamneh Dagne  , Peter Akoll  , Robinson Odong , Boaz Kaunda-Arara  and Herwig Waidbacher, The Contribution of Fish to Food and Nutrition Security in Eastern Africa: Emerging Trends and Future Outlooks. Sustainability 11, Issue 6, 1636; Published: 18 March 2019
  35. 35. Cohen, P.J.Allison, E.H.Andrew, N.L.Cinner, J.Evan, L.S.Fabinyi, M.Garces, L.R.Hall, S.J.Hicks, C.C.Hughes, T.P.Jentoft, S.Mills, D.J.Masu, R.Mbaru, E.K. Ratner, B.D. Securing a Just Space for Small-Scale Fisheries in the Blue Economy. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: 171, 18 April 2019
  36. Arori MK, Muthumbi AWN, Mutia GM and Nyonje B, Potential of seaweeds (Hypnea cornutaand Hypnea musciformis) in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings diets. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies March-April 2019; 7(2): 103-107
  37. Jackline Achieng Ollando, Maarifa Ali Mwakumanya and Betty Mindra Nyonje, The viability of red alga (Gracilaria salicornia) seaweed farming for commercial extraction of agar at kibuyuni in kwale county South Coast Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies March-April 2019; 7(2): 175-180
  38. Edna Waithaka , Priscilla Boera , George Morara , Antony Nzioka , Alice Mutie , James Last Keyombe, Trends in Fishing on Lake Naivasha and their Implications for Management. African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology and Fisheries 17: 9-15 2019
  39. Joseph Okotto-Okotto, Phillip O. Raburu, Kevin O. Obiero, Gilbert O. Obwoyere, John M. Mironga, Lorna G. Okotto. Elizabeth A. Raburu, Spatio-Temporal Impacts of Lake Victoria Water Level Recession on the Fringing Nyando Wetland, KenyaWetlands December 2018, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 1107–1119
  40. Mary A. Opiyo , James Jumbe , Charles C. Ngugi and Harrison Charo-Karisa, Dietary administration of probiotics modulates non-specific immunity and gut microbiota of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) cultured in low input ponds. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine VOL. 7, NO. 1, 1–9, 30 June 2019
  41. Eric O. OkukuSteven BouillonMwakio Tole , Diffusive emissions of methane and nitrous oxide from a cascade of tropical hydropower reservoirs in Kenya. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management Volume24, Issue2 Pages 127-135, June 2019

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