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: 234

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

Comparative morphology of wild, farmed and hatchery-released gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) in western Greece

In May 2001, 60,000 individuals of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) fry, originating from a common bloodstock of the Ionian coastal region, were allocated between Papas lagoon and cages of mariculture enterprises located at Western Greece. During the period of November to December 2001, a sample of 531 gilthead sea bream individuals was collected from the lagoon and the cages. The variations in 24 morphomertic...

Author(s): Yiannis G. Rogdakis, Katerina K. Koukou, Alexios Ramfos, Evagelos Dimitriou and George N. Katselis

January 2011

Food and feeding habits of the African river prawn (Macrobrachium vollenhovenii, Herklots, 1857) in Epe Lagoon, southwest Nigeria

The study investigated the stomach contents of Macrobrachium vollenhovenii from the commercial artisanal catches in Epe Lagoon in Lagos, southwest Nigeria from July to October 2008 and April to May 2009. The stomach analysis was carried out using frequency of occurrence and numeric methods. It was observed that the prawn fed on a variety of plankton species, which included chlorophyta, euglenophyta,...

Author(s): Abayomi A. Jimoh, Edwin O. Clarke, Olusegun O. Whenu and Haleemah B. Adeoye