African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1064

Full Length Research Paper

Impact of environmental features on the distribution of Marcusenius species (Pisces, Mormyridae) in Malebo Pool of Kinshasa in the Congo River

Jean Métis NTUMBA MABEDI
  • Jean Métis NTUMBA MABEDI
  • Laboratoire D’hydrobiologie, Faculté Des Sciences, Université de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Congo.
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Victorine MBADU ZEBE
  • Victorine MBADU ZEBE
  • Laboratoire D’hydrobiologie, Faculté Des Sciences, Université de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Congo.
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Victor PWEMA KIAMFU
  • Victor PWEMA KIAMFU
  • Laboratoire D’hydrobiologie, Faculté Des Sciences, Université de Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Congo.
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Lise-Marie PIGNEUR
  • Lise-Marie PIGNEUR
  • Laboratoire de Génétique de la Conservation, Université de Liège, Belgium.
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Johan R. MICHAUX
  • Johan R. MICHAUX
  • Laboratoire de Génétique de la Conservation, Université de Liège, Belgium.
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Jean-Claude MICHA
  • Jean-Claude MICHA
  • Unité de Recherche en Biologie Environnementale et Evolutive (URBE), Université de Namur, Belgium.
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  •  Received: 18 February 2022
  •  Accepted: 21 April 2022
  •  Published: 31 May 2022

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