International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 233

Full Length Research Paper

Comparative study of growth rates, condition factors and natural mortality of Oreochromis niloticus fish from culture fisheries and capture fisheries at Lake Kariba, Zambia

Mauris Chinyama Makeche
  • Mauris Chinyama Makeche
  • Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Tamuka Nhiwatiwa
  • Tamuka Nhiwatiwa
  • University of Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Research Station, Kariba, Zimbabwe.
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Lufeyo Chitondo
  • Lufeyo Chitondo
  • School of Postgraduate studies and Research, Rockview University, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Malvern Kanyati
  • Malvern Kanyati
  • School of Postgraduate studies and Research, Rockview University, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Cyprian Katongo
  • Cyprian Katongo
  • Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Chipasha Kaminsa
  • Chipasha Kaminsa
  • Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Mirriam Kaona
  • Mirriam Kaona
  • Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Joseph Ndebe
  • Joseph Ndebe
  • Department of Disease control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Malala Mulavu
  • Malala Mulavu
  • Department of Disease control, School of Health Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Cynthia Sipho Khumalo
  • Cynthia Sipho Khumalo
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Edgar Simulundu
  • Edgar Simulundu
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Katendi Changula
  • Katendi Changula
  • Department of Paraclinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Simba Chitanga
  • Simba Chitanga
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Benjamin Mubemba
  • Benjamin Mubemba
  • Department of Zoology and Aquatic Sciences, School of Natural Resources, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia.
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Walter Muleya
  • Walter Muleya
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.
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Geofrey Makwelele
  • Geofrey Makwelele
  • Department of Biological Sciences, School of Mathematics and Science Education, Chalimbana University, Chongwe, Zambia.
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  •  Received: 07 July 2023
  •  Accepted: 18 August 2023
  •  Published: 31 August 2023

Authors

Mauris Chinyama Makeche
Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia.

Tamuka Nhiwatiwa
University of Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Research Station, Kariba, Zimbabwe.

Lufeyo Chitondo
School of Postgraduate studies and Research, Rockview University, Lusaka, Zambia.

Malvern Kanyati
School of Postgraduate studies and Research, Rockview University, Lusaka, Zambia.

Cyprian Katongo
Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Chipasha Kaminsa
Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia.

Mirriam Kaona
Institute of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Levy Mwanawasa Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia.

Joseph Ndebe
Department of Disease control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Malala Mulavu
Department of Disease control, School of Health Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Cynthia Sipho Khumalo
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Edgar Simulundu
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Katendi Changula
Department of Paraclinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Simba Chitanga
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Benjamin Mubemba
Department of Zoology and Aquatic Sciences, School of Natural Resources, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia.

Walter Muleya
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

Geofrey Makwelele
Department of Biological Sciences, School of Mathematics and Science Education, Chalimbana University, Chongwe, Zambia.

Corresponding Author Email: [email protected]