Research Papers/Topics in Fisheries

Toxicity of dizensate (Glyphosate herbicide) on Clarias gariepinus fingerlings

Run-off containing a number of chemical solutions, which include herbicides, effluents, find their ways into the water bodies with a resultant negative effects on the aquatic ecosystem. This study sought to establish the effects of herbicide widely used in eradicating aquatic weed; Dizensate glyphosate (N- phosphonomethyl glycine) on Fingerlings of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). The four day static bioassay was used to determine the median lethal concentration (LC50) and the value was ...

Land Use Planning

INTRODUCTIONThe beauty of agriculture is that every waste product from a sector can be recycled and used for the benefit of another sector, thereby leading to profit maximization and cost minimization. This can also be applicable in fisheries where aquaculture; which is the rearing or farming of economically important aquatic plants and animal in a confined environment is combined with any other form of agriculture like crop science, animal science, soil science amongst others which are...

Effect of Different Energy Source on the Nutritional Composition and Acceptability of Clarias Gariepinus

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTION1.1 Background InformationFish  is   an  important   source of cheap   first   class   protein, providing essential   amino   acids(Aremu et al., 2014), it is an indispensable source of micronutrients (Okonji et al., 2016) andother elements for the maintenance of healthy body (Ravichandran et al., 2012; Ehigiator etal., 2015). The results of a study conducted by Sipe (2008) have shown a ...