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: 214

Table of Content: 23 November 2011; 3(13)

November 2011

Food and feeding habits of Ophiocephalus obscura (African snakehead) in the Cross River estuary, Cross River State, Nigeria

Studies conducted on the food and feeding habits of Ophiocephalus obscura in the Cross River estuary, Cross River State, Nigeria, between February and April, 2009 revealed that the species feed mostly on food from animal origin, although diatoms and other plant materials were also identified. A total of 149 plant materials (15.95%) and 77 diatoms (8.24%) were consumed by the species. Food from animal origin...

Author(s): George Ubong Uwem, Ekanem Albert P. and George Eni

November 2011

Comparative effects of crude oil on juveniles Clarias gariepinus and Clarias anguillaris

  This study was based on biochemical assessment of the effect of crude oil spillage on marine life. Hence, life sustaining indices such as pH, dissolved oxygen (DO), and free CO2 were analyzed in aquaria. However, a 96 h static acute toxicity test was also investigated on the juveniles Clarias gariepinus (African catfish) and Clarias anguillaris(mudfish) on exposure to different...

Author(s): Awoyinka O. A., Atulomah E. and  Atulomah N. O. S.