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This project work was basically conducted to provide fish farmers a preferable diet for Catfish fry.. Several diets were used while the fish growth rate amongst other parameters were observed Abstract The growth and survival of Clarias gariepinus larvae (0.42mg) fed Artemia salina (D1), inert diet (egg white + fish meal) (D2) and a combination of... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This project details the results of a research work carried out to develop fish feed compounded from locally available materials in the institute of oceanography fish farm and analyzed its nutritional values, in the biochemistry department all in the University of Calabar. On the basis of the feed production, it is recommended that the... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This project details the results of a research work carried out to develop fish feed compounded from locally available materials in the institute of oceanography fish farm and analyzed its nutritional values, in the biochemistry department all in the University of Calabar. On the basis of the feed production, it is recommended that the... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT A total number of 60 Tilapia zillii specimens were collected from Egbe darn Gbonyin local government in Ekiti West for 25 days. Morphometric measurements taken in the laboratory include total length, standard length, body weight, body depth, dorsal fin length, caudal peduncle length, head length. fork length, and pre-dorsal fin length.... Continue Reading
Fish a good source of Protein is susceptible to contamination because of their soft tissues and the aquatic environment. They can be contaminated at any point from farm to fork via many means. It is a major public health concern that consumers assume that fish caught fresh from the wild or processed is totally safe. This study therefore seeks to... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT A 96 hour bioassay was conducted to determine the toxicity of cassava effluent to Claries gariepinus juveniles and its effects on the gills and liver as well as on some blood parameters such as packed cell volume (PCV), Red blood cells (RBC), White blood cells (WBC), Haemoglobin concentration (Hb) and their counts. Juveniles of C.... Continue Reading
Abstract   Water and fish samples were collected monthly from each of the four sampling Sites from August to September 2019 with the aid plastic bottles, hook and line and a gura trap from river Ngadda, Maiduguri, Borno state. A total of 16 fishes belonging to Clarias garipienus were sampled throughout the sampling periods. One fish from each... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Apparently 100 (one hundred) healthy Clarias gariepinus juveniles which measurement of mean weight and length taken respectively was used for range finding test while 75 (seventy five) was used for definitive test. They were acclimatized in de-chlorinated water (tap water exposed to air for greater than 24 hours) in lOOL capacity plastic... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This study evaluated the nutritive and organoleptic properties of three fish species processed using three methods, sun-drying, smoking and trying in Ailara fishing community of Asa Reservoir in Kwara State. Sun-dried Oreochromis niloticus, Clarias gariepinus and Hydrocynus forskahlii is on the average more nutritive and better preserved... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT For the course of this study, a total of 100 specimens of Hydrocynus forskahlii were collected at different stages of life from Ureje Dam, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, between the period of .September and October, all fish samples of Hydrocynus forskahlii was carefully examined to avoid damage to any of the morphometric characteristics of the... Continue Reading
This is a project onSuitability Analysis of Ero Reservoir And its Environs For Aquaculture Development In Ekiti State, Nigeria Table of content Abstract Table of Contents List of figures ....... List of Appendices Chapter One 1.1. Introduction ............................................ Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Three different chemicals: fonnalin, hydrogen peroxide and potassium permanganate were used for intermittent prophylactic treatment of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings (2.43±0.04) for 10 weeks. The experiment was made up of four treatments: Tl (Control), T2 (Potassium permanganate at 2ppm concentration), T3 (Hydrogen peroxide at 1600ppm... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Eight weeks trial was conducted to study the effect of dietary inclusion of autoclaved castor seed meal on growth performance, body composition and haematology of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. 150 Clarias gariepinus fingerlings were divided randomly into 5 groups of ten fish/tank each to five treatments. The experimental design is a... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT An 8 weeks feeding trial of different percentage inclusion of Thevetia peruviana seed meal in the diet of Clarias gariepinus was conducted. The experimental diets were Ctr0TSM, 5TSM, 10TSM 15TSM and 20TSM percentage replacement of plant protein in the control diet. The experimental design is a complete randomize design in which there were... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT. The study examined the effect of battery waste on African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Massive spent batteries when disposed indiscriminately constitute nuisance and cause resource waste as well as environmental pollution to the ecosystems. The fish were exposed to five different concentrations as T 1 5g,T2 l Og, T3 15g, T4 20g, T 5... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of graded levels 1.3 %) of ginger (Zingiber officinale, Roscoe) (0%, 0.1%, 0.4, 0.7%, 1.0% and 1.3 %) as feed additive in the diets of Clarias gariepinus on growth performance and haematological parameters. This study was carried out to evaluate ginger (Zingiber officinale) for ten weeks... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The study evaluated the toxicological effects of paraquat on Oreochromis niloticus fingerlings. Two hundred and sixteen (216) fingerlings (Average weight: 7.50g) were purchased from a local farmer in Ikole-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria and were transported to the Wet Laboratory of the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Federal... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT One of the major cases of pollution has resulted from man's need for improvement in lifestyle and technology i.e. improvement technologies such as motorized vehicles and vessels. Man's need to maintain and keep these technologies on the move has led them to introduce maintenance products such as brake oil, carburetor cleaner, STP Oil wash... Continue Reading
Abstract The study investigated the effects of dietary fermented and autoclaved castor seed meal on growth performance, hematology and carcass composition of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. 150 Clarias gariepinus fingerlings were randomly distributed into 5 groups of ten fish per tank each to five treatments. The experimental design is a complete... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The evaluation of Kolanut pod husk (KPHM) as substitute for maize in the diet of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) was investigated for period of eight (8) weeks. KPHM was substituted for maize at 0% (control (Tl)), 2S% (T2), SO%(T3), 7S% (T4) and I00% (TS) in the five different diets .C. gariepinus fingerlings (average Weight 3.02g to... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The effects of Moringa o/eifera seed meal (MSM) on the growth performance and haematological indices of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings were investigated for a period of eight (8) weeks. Five iso-nitrogenous (40% crude protein) diets were fonnulated under completely randomized experiment in which MSM replaced fish meal (FM) at 0% (Tl), 25%... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT High cost of feed is a major constraint to fish farming in Nigeria. This study investigated the growth performance of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) fed graded levels of plantain peels (PPM). PPM was used to replace maize at 0% (T1), 25%(T2), 50% (T3), 75% (T4) and 100% (T5) for 56 days level. Data collected were analyzed One-way... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The study investigated the histo-hematological properties of African Catfish exposed to antifouling paint. Concentrations 0.75ml/L, 1.00ml/L, 1.25ml/L, 1.50ml/L and control which were fractions of a preliminary 96h LC50 and control were used in the static bioassay. Physicochemical parameters (Temperature, pH, DO) of the test media were... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:FAQ0022
  • Pages:108
ABSTRACT Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) are cosmetics, drugs, or other consumer products used to cleanse, beautify, or treat humans or animals; including prescriptions and over the counter drugs, soaps, fragrances, solvents, non-ionic and anionic surfactants, bleaches, dyes, and sunscreen agents. They are termed Contaminants of... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Lateralization (eye preference) or handedness has been studied over the years in different species of vertebrates in 9ther to study how they perform multiple tasks simultaneously with respect to their survival, tenacity, responses, detection, etc. Mirror and dyadic test were used to test, determine, and compare the aggression and... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The study evaluated the effects partial and total replacement of fish meal protein fermented sesame seed meal (SSM) protein in practical diets on growth performance, feed utilization and hematology of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Fish of an average initial weight of 5.18g were stocked in 15 plastic aquaria of about 25litres... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The experiments were conducted on the influence of stocking density on growth  and survival of post fry of the African mud catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Clarias g gariepinus post fry were stocked at the rate of 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 post fry/ 30 l litres of water. The post fry were fed twice daily with a commercial catfish feed (... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This study was conducted to evaluate the socio-economic analysis of small scale fish farming enterprise of the Lagos state fish farming estate in Ikorodu, Nigeria. The primary data were obtained from 60 respondents with structured interview guides, which were selected using simple sampling techniques. The results reveals that the majority... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT A study was conducted to assess the meristic and morphorlogical features, variation in strain and the length-weight relationship of 60 fish samples of Erpetoichthys calabaricus inhabiting the wetland of Ogun waterside Local Government area, Ogun state, Nigeria. Fish samples were collected with artisanal gears (bamboo traps) during January... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This study examined the population structure and genetic distance between two Clariid species, Clarias gariepinus and Heterobranchus bidorsalis using microsatellite markers. Genetic strains of 20 domesticated samples of both species were characterized with four microsatellite markers. 95% of the samples amplified upon PCR amplification... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The study was carried out on the socio-economic and ecological activities of the fishers in Oyan and Opeji Lakes in Ogun State. The management practices and laws used on the water body and also the fishing activities of the fishers were also investigated. Majority of the fishers in Oyan and Opeji were males, 80% and 86.6% respectively.... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This project was aimed at finding out the different microorganism that are associated with the method of processing pathogen free poultry manure, identifying various contaminants that are associated with poultry manure. It is also aimed at comparing the different method of processing pathogen free poultry manure to find out the different... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Fish is a major source of food for humans, providing significant portion of the protein intake in the diet of large proportion of the people, particularly so in developing countries. Fish is less tough and more digestible compared to beef, chicken and mutton. Moreover, has little or no religious rejection that gives it an advantage over... Continue Reading
CHALLENGES OF WOMEN INVOLVED IN AQUA-CULTURAL ACTIVITIES Abstract This study is on challenges of women involved in aquacultural activities. The total population for the study is 200 residents in Idemili local government area of Anambra state. The researcher used questionnaires as the instrument for the data collection. Descriptive Survey research... Continue Reading
. ABSTRACT This study examines the major effects of climate change on Fisheries and Aquaculture. Factors responsible for climate change which include burning of fuel, oil, coal, gas, deforestation among others cause the emission of green house gases (carbon dioxide, water vapour, methane and nitrous oxide) into the atmosphere with resultant global... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Aquaculture continues to grow rapidly every day, and then became bigger and bigger industry every year. So understanding the basic part behind aquatic production facilities is of increasing importance for all those working in this industry. Aquaculture requires knowledge and skills of the many general aspects of production such as... Continue Reading
  • Type:Project
  • ID:FAQ0009
  • Pages:110
ABSTRACT This study examined the total replacement of fishmeal (FM) with poultry hatchery waste meal (PHWM) in practical diets for African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Five iso-nitrogenous diets containing levels Diet1, 0% (control); Diet 2, 25%; Diet 3, 50%; Diet 4, 75% and Diet 5, 100% of PHWM as a replacement for FM were fed to three replicate... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The study of water quality using macro invertebrates as bio indicators of pollution in the Ikpoba river Benin City, Edo State was carried out for a period of 3months (march-may) in 2013. Water and macro invertebrate samples were collected from three stations (Okhoro), Reservoir and the Bridge.) along the river. Physiochemical variables... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT A study of the physico-chemical parameters and heavy metals contamination in water and sediments of Ogbe-Ijoh waterside of Warri river, Delta state, Nigeria was carried out between February and July 2013. All samples were taken from three different points along the river. The physico-chemical parameters of the water samples were measured... Continue Reading
EVALUATION OF FRESH AQUATIC PLANT ( Azollapinnata ) AND ARTIFICIAL DIET ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE, GASTRIC EVACUATION RATE AND CARCASS COMPOSITION OF NILE TILAPIA ( Oreochromisniloticus ) ABSTRACT Alternative plant protein sources are generally cheaper compared to animal protein sources and may be the solution to reduce the high dependence of farmers... Continue Reading
PLASTIC MARINE DEBRIS: Importance to Aquatic Environment and Human Health ABSTRACT Over the years the importance of plastics for different purposes especially packaging has been emphasized but its adverse effect on the aquatic environment and human health makes it less desirable. Aquatic animals feed on plastic marine debris and sometimes get a... Continue Reading
CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY   Women play a critical role in every link of the value chain in small-scale fisheries, although their best-known roles are in processing and marketing of fish and other fishery products. This perception of the highly gender-segregated division of labour (men fishing/women processing)... Continue Reading
CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY   Integrated Fisheries Resources Management is an initiative and strategies aimed at addressing the issue of how fish resources in a nation can be best shared between competing users within the broad context of ecologically sustainable development so that they can be managed on a... Continue Reading
CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY   Aquaculture is the husbandry of aquatic food organisms. The need arose from the decrease in supply from ocean fisheries as a result of over-fishing, habitat destruction and pollution. One of the ways to bridge the gap between the reduced fish supply and increased world food fish... Continue Reading
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