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: 9 November 2011; 3(12)

November 2011

Effect of stocking density on nutritive value of natural food and growth performance of Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) reared in extensive aquaculture ponds

  The effects of stocking density (0.1, 0.5, 1 and 1.5 fish.m-2) on the nutritional value of the natural food source (total suspended solid (TSS) and sediment), diet quality and growth performance of fingerlings of Oreochromis niloticus were studied in ponds. The nutritional value of TSS expressed in terms of hydrolysable organic matter (HOM) and total amino...

Author(s): Célestin M. Blé, Laurent Y. Alla, Antoinette A. Adingra, Sébastien Niamké and Jacques K. Diopoh

November 2011

Parasites of landed fish from Great Kwa River, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

  Parasites of landed fish from the Great Kwa River, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria were studied. Parasitological examination of 180 fish samples belonging to 9 taxa from the River showed 50% incidence for Chrysicthys nigrodigitatus, 16.67% for Heterotis noloticus, Clarias gariepinus and Tilapia galileaus respectively and 0% for Hepsetus odoe, Arius gigas, Momyrus rume,...

Author(s): Ekanem A. P., Eyo V. O. and Sampson A. F.