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: 233

Table of Content: January 2013; 5(1)

January 2013

Toxic effect of potassium permanganate on Oreochromis niloticus based on hematological parameters and biomarkers of oxidative stress

Potassium permanganate (KMnO4) is an oxidizing agent used in aquaculture for many years. Despite its known efficacy for the treatment and prevention of fish diseases, information about their potential toxicity in non-target organisms is still very limited. The objective of this study was to evaluate the sublethal effects of potassium permanganate (1.0 and 4.0 mg L-1) on Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, using...

Author(s): Ranzani-Paiva, Julio V. Lombardi, Solange de Carvalho, Francisco Filipak-Neto and Ciro A. Oliveira-Ribeiro

January 2013

Comparative survey of helminth parasites of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) and Clarias pachynema (Boulenger, 1903) from the Ogun River and Asejire Dam in south-west Nigeria

A total of 250 randomly selected fish specimens consisting of 72 Clarias gariepinus and 51Clarias pachynema from Ogun River around the cattle market, Isheri, Ogun State. 73 C. pachynema and 54 C. gariepinus from Asejire Dam (which has not been reported to be polluted) in south-west Nigeria were sampled for helminth infection between September 2008 and February 2009. All...

Author(s):   Jakeline G. França, Maria J. T. Salawu M. T., Morenikeji O. A., Sowunmi A. A. and Odaibo A. B.