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: April 2015; 7(4)

April 2015

Comparative studies of bacteria load in fish species of commercial importance at the Aquaculture Unit and Lagoon Front of the University of Lagos

Bacteria diseases are widespread and can be of particular importance in fish farming. Bacteria exist as micro flora in water until certain environmental conditions such as poor water quality occur, which could impose a stress on fish, thereby making them vulnerable to infection, most especially by pathogenic bacteria. This study was carried out to assess and compare the bacteria diversities and population in Clarias...

Author(s): Olugbojo, Joseph A. and Ayoola, Simeon O.

April 2015

Carcass yield and proximate composition of black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) meat

The Amazon region is recognized as source of fish for the food industry. The interest in new products made from exotic animal meat has increased. The present study was carried out to evaluate carcass and meat characteristics of Amazon caiman. Samples (n=184) of Melanosuchus niger were collected from a protected area in the Amazonas State (Brazil). The meat was analyzed for proximate composition: Moisture content 78.17%,...

Author(s): A. Kluczkovski Junior, A. M. Kluczkovski, F. T. Moroni, F. Markendorf and A. J. Inhamuns

April 2015

Benefits derived from National Fadama Development Project II by fish farmers in Lagos State, Nigeria

This study assessed the benefits derived by fish farmers from Fadama II project in Lagos State by interviewing 185 fish farmers who participated in Fadama II project from 9 Fadama Community Associations (FCAs) through a multistage sampling technique. Data collected with the aid of structured interview guide were analyzed with descriptive statistics and Chi-square. Majority of the fish farmers were male (71.89%),...

Author(s): Tiamiyu, S. A, Olaoye, O. J., Ashimolowo, O. R., Fakoya, E. O. and Ojebiyi, W. G.