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: 227

Table of Content: February 2012; 4(3)

February 2012

Effect of dietary protein, lipid and carbohydrate contents on the growth, feed efficiency and carcass composition of Cyprinus carpio communis fingerlings

  This study aimed to determine a feed formulation with best protein to energy ratio which would result in better growth, feed efficiency and carcass composition of Cyprinus carpiocommunis. Fingerlings having average weight 1.64 ± 0.13 g and length 5.26 ± 0.10 cm were fed on four different formulated feeds and a control feed (each in a triplicate set), 6% of their body weight, three times a...

Author(s): Muzaffar Ahmad, Qureshi T.A., Singh A.B., Susan Manohar, Kamlesh Borana and Salman Rouf Chalko

February 2012

Selectivity and fish catches of gillnets in stratum VII (Yeji sector) of Lake Volta for sustainable management

  The study was conducted in Stratum VII (Yeji sector) of Lake Volta where commercial fishermen arbitrarily use gillnets, from June, 2009 to March, 2010. The catches of monofilament gillnets, the most dominant gear used in Stratum VII were investigated for dominant fish species composition and selectivity parameters. The study revealed the dominance of two fish species (Synodontis...

Author(s): Daniel N. Akongyuure, Patrick K. Ofori-Danson and Francis K. E. Nunoo

February 2012

Diversity of the edible fishes of the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria and the public health concerns based on their Lead (Pb) content

  In this study, a total of eighteen fish species were recorded in the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria during a one year survey. Among the animals species recorded, the following, Galeoidesdecadactylus, Dentex gibbosus, Elops lacerta, Scomber japonicus, Ethmalosa fimbriata, Lutjanus agennes, Caranx senegallus, Callinectes amnicola, Paeneus notialis and Mytilus edulis were considered to be abundant in...

Author(s): F. E. Ajagbe, A. O. Osibona and A. A. Otitoloju