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: 234

Full Length Research Paper

Consumers’ preference and perception of smoke-dried white shrimp (Nematopalaemon hastatus) in coastal areas of Ondo State, Nigeria

Bayode Paul Omobepade
  • Bayode Paul Omobepade
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, P. M. B. 373, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria.
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Olabode Thomas Adebayo
  • Olabode Thomas Adebayo
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, P. M. B. 704 Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria.
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Taiwo Timothy Amos
  • Taiwo Timothy Amos
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, P. M. B. 704 Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 18 December 2017
  •  Accepted: 05 February 2018
  •  Published: 30 March 2018


Adeola AA, Ayegbokiki AO, Akerele D, Adeniyi BT, Bamidele NA (2018). Marketing Perspective of Smoked Catfish by Consumers in South West, Nigeria 


Adeparusi EO, Ajibefun AI, Akeremale EO (2003). Smoke-Curing Of Fish by Artisanal Fisherfolkes In Ilaje, Ondo State, Nigeria. Asset Series 3(4):101-109.


Ajala AS, Oyategbe AO (2013). Influence of Packaging and Storage on Nutritional Quality of White Shrimp (Penaeus vannamei). Int. J. Adv. Sci. Technical Res. 3(2):232-238.


Akins S, Winemiller KO (2006). Seasonal Variation in Food Web Composition and Structure in a Temperate Tidal Estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 29(4):552-567.


Akonor PT, Ofori H, Dziedzoave NT, Kortei NK (2016). Drying characteristics and physical and nutritional properties of shrimp meat as affected by different traditional drying techniques. Int. J. Food Sci. pp. 1-5. 


Alhaji TA, Jim-Saiki LO, Giwa JE, Adedeji AK, Obasi EU (2015). Infrastructure Constraints in Artisanal Fish Production in the Coastal Area of Ondo State, Nigeria. Int. J. Res. Humanities Soc. Stud. 2(5):22-29.


Ambrose E (2004). Seasonal Variations in shrimp (Nematopalaemon hastatus) and Bycatch Compositiofrom Coastal Artisanal Shrimp Beam Trawl Fisheries off Lagos Coast and Management Implications. Afr. Appl. Zool. Environ. Biol. 6:1-5.


Ambrose E, Ukpatu J, Udoh J (2016). Seasonal variations in catch composition from the white shrimp fishery in Okoro river estuary, South-Eastern Nigeria. Int. J. Fish. Aquat. Stud. 4(2):437-446.


Animoro FO, Meye JA (2007). Some Aspects of the Biology of Macrobrachium Dux (Lenz, 1910) (Crustacea:Decapoda:Natantia) In Riverorogodo, Niger Delta, Nigeria. Acta biol. Colombiana 12(2):111-122.


Ardjosoediro I, Neven D (2008). The Kenya capture fisheries value chain: An AMAP-FSKG value chain finance case study, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) USA.


Asinghe PSJ, Asinghe JMP, Galappaththi JT (2006). Influence of Different Processing Methods on Quality and Shelf life of Dried Shrimp. Sri Lanka J. Aquat. Sci. 11:85-91.


Balfour ST, Badrie N, Chang YI, Chatergoon L (2014). Microbiological, physical and sensory quality of marine shrimp (Peneaus spp.) sold by vendors in Trinidad, West Indies. Int. Food Res. J. 21(4):1279-1288.


Barret DM, Beaulieu JC, Shewfelt R (2010). Colour, Flavour, Texture and Nutritional Quality of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Desirable Levels, Instrumental and Sensory Measurement and the Effect of Processing. Crit. Rev. Food Sci. Nutr. 50(5):369-389.


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Centre for Environment Human Right and Development (2007). Small scale shrimp fisheries in Nigeria, A field report based investigation. 17(3):6-7.


Christopher CP, Keppeler FW, Saenz DE, Bower LM, Winemiller KO (2017). Seasonal variation in fish trophic networks in two clear-water streams in the Central Llanos region, Venezuela, Neotropical Ichthyol. 15(2):11.


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Guochen Z, Arason S, Víkingurornason SE (2008). Physical and sensory properties of heat pump driedshrimp (Pandalus borealis), Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, View


Honkanen P, Verplanken B, Olsen SO (2006). Ethical values and motives driving organic food choice. J. Consumer Behav. 5(5):420-430.


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Mallick AK, Srinivasagopal TK, Ravishankar CN, Vijayan PK, Geethalakshmi V (2010). Changes in instrumental and sensory properties of Indian white shrimps in curry medium during restort pouch processing at different FO values. J. Texture Studies 41:611-632.


Ofor CO, Kunzel T (2009). Fisheries and Reproduction of Nematopalaemon hastatus (Aurivillius, 1898) (Crustacea palae monidae) in the Cross River Estuary Nigeria. J. Sust. Agric. Environ. 11(1/2):61-74.


Okayi RG, Solomon SG, Ataguba AG, Chukwudi OP, Mbata FU (2013). Indigenous knowledge of shrimps and prawn species and fishing of the Benue and Niger River (middle – belt savannah) – Nigeria. Agric. Biol. J. North Am. 4(3):221-226.


Olafsdottir G, Nesvadba P, Di-Natale C, Careche M, Oehlenschläger J, Tryggvadóttir SV, Schubring R, Kroeger M, Heia K, Esaissen M, Macagnano A Jorgensen BM (2004). Multisensor for fish quality determination. Trends in Food Sci. Technol. 15(2):86-93.


Olaniyi WA, Makinde OA, Omitogun OG (2016). Comparison of proximate composition and sensory attributes of Clariid catfish species of Clarias gariepinus, Heterobranchus bidorsalis, and their hybrids. J. Food Sci. Nutr. 5(2):285-291.


Olawusi-Peters OO and Ajibare AO (2014). Species richness, diversity and abundance of some Decapod Crustaceans in coastal waters of Ondo State, South West, Nigeria. Int. J. Fauna Bio Stud. 1(5):44-51.


Olawusi-Peters OO, Ajibare AO, Bello-Olusoji OA (2014). Length-weight relationship and condition factor of shrimps in coastal waters of Ondo state, South West, Nigeria. Int. J. Fish. Aquatic Stud. 1(3):137-142.


Pieniak Z, KoÅ‚odziejczyk M, Kowrygo B, Verbeke W (2011). Consumption patterns and labelling of fish and fishery products in Poland after the EU accession. Elsevier J. Food Control 22(6):843-850. 


Shehu LA, Ayodele B, Abubakar B, Osowo OD, Bello BO (2013). Effects of hot smoking and sun drying processes on nutritional composition of giant tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon, Fabricius, 1798). Pol. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 63(4):227-237.


Yakubu MM, Ngueku BB (2015). Quality assessment of smoked-dried fish from five different markets in Lafia, Nigeria. Int. J. Fish. Aquat. Stud. 2(4):135-139.