KMFRI Publications for FY 2013-2014

  1. Aloo, P. Ojwang, W. Omondi, R. Njiru,  JM and  Oyugi. D.A. (2013) review of the impacts of invasive aquatic weeds on the biodiversity of some tropical water bodies with special reference to Lake Victoria (Kenya). Biodiversity Journal, Vol. 4 no. 4 p. 471-482
  2. Charo-Karisa, H., Opiyo, M. A. Obiero, K, Yongo, E. Orina, P., Munguti, J. M. (2013). Optimizing aquaculture productivity through enhanced seed, feed and appropriate technology development in Kenya. Paper presented at the 2nd ASARECA General Assembly and Scientific Conference, 9th –13th December 2013, Bujumbura Burundi
  3. Charo-Karisa, H., Opiyo, M.A., Munguti, J.M., Marijani, E. and Nzayisenga, L. (2013). Cost benefits analysis and growth effects of pelleted and unpelleted on-farm feeds on African catfish (Clarias gariepinus Burchell, 1822) in earthen ponds. Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. Vol. 13 No. 4 p. 8019-8033.
  4. Cohen, R. Jelagat, J. Okello, JA.Bosire, JO. Kairo, JG. Huxham, M. Mencuccini, M. (2013) Propagating unceratinity to estimate above-ground biomass for Kenyan mangroves: a scaling procedure from tree to landscape level. Forest Ecology and Management 310 p. 968-982.
  5. Cyprian Odoli, Oduor-Odote peter, Lauzon Helene, Martinsdottir Emilia, AS. (2013). Microbiological quality and shelflife of fresh packaged Tilapia fillets stored under different chill temperatures. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Vol. 2 no. 4, p. 2431–2455.
  6. Cyprian, CO, Oduor-Odote PM, Onyango SO, Ohowa. B. (2013). Evaluation of fish handling techniques employed by Artisanal fishers on quality of Lethrinids and Siganids fish genera at landing time along the Kenyan coast using Sensory and microbiological methods. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition An Development, Vol. 13 no. 5, p. 8167–8186.
  7. Cyprian, O.O, Lauzon, H., Johannsson, R., Sveinsdottir, K., Martinsdóttir, E., & Sigurjon Arason. (2013). Shelf life of air and modified atmosphere-packaged fresh tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fillets stored under chilled and superchilled conditions. Food Science & Nutrition, Vol. 1 no. 2, p. 130–140.
  8. Daudi L.N., Uku J. N., De Troch M. (2013). Role of the source community for the recovery of seagrass associated meiofauna: a field colonization experiment with seagrass mimics in Diani Beach, Kenya. African Journal of Marine Science Vol. 35 no. 1 p. 1-8.
  9. Domitila N K, Harrisson C, David M and MA Opiyo (2013). Value addition technologies and fish product recipes booklet prepared under Strengthening Agricultural Research in East and Central Africa (ASARECA) through the project; building public-private sector partnership to enhance productivity and competitiveness of Aquaculture-Grant No. RC10 LFP-02.
  10. Elijah Oyoo Okoth, Wim Admiraal, Odipo Osano, Michiel H.S. Kraak, Pamela J.A. John Gichuki, Ogwai, Caleb 2013. Dynamics of Metal Uptake and Depuration in a Parasitised Cyprinid Fish Rastrineobola argentea in Lake Victoria. Journal of Aquatic Toxicology Vol. 124-125: p. 34-40. 
  11. Hijbeek, R.; Koedam, N.; Khan, N. I; Kairo, J.G.; Schoukens, J.;  Dahdouh-Guebas, F., 2013. An evaluation of plotless sampling using vegetation simulations and field data from a mangrove forest. PLos One Vol. 8 no. 6: e67201.
  12. Isaac W. Mwangi. J. Catherine Ngila. Patrick Ndungu. Titus A.M. Msagati. Joseph N. Kamau. (2013). Immobilized Fe (III)-doped titanium dioxide for photodegradation of dissolved organic compounds in water. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20, no 9, pp 6028–6038
  13. Jelvas Mwaura and Dishon Murage (2013) Strengthening Community-based management of coastal and marine resources: Baseline surveys and capacity building for protection and management of coral reefs. KMFRI/ANO technical report.
  14. Kiteresi L. I., Okuku O., Mwangi, S. N. and Mkono, M. (2013). Potential Harmful algal species along the South coast of Kenya. A norm or a threat? Journal of Environment and Earth Science, Vol. 3 no. 9 p. 1-11
  15. Kokwaro E, Boera P. and Kariuki F.(2013) Chemical analysis of fish and fisheries wastes for addition into aqua feeds.  A paper presented at the African Women in Science and Engineering Conference-at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies from 20-22 November 2013.
  16. Mirera, O.D., Ochiewo, J., Munyi, F. & Muriuki, T. 2013. Heredity or traditional knowledge: fishing tactics and dynamics of artisanal mangrove crab (Scylla Serrata) Fishery. Ocean & Coastal Management, Vol. 84, p. 119-129. 
  17. O.Dand Moksnes. P-O (2013). Cannibalistic interactions of juvenile mud crabs (Scylla serrata): The effect of habitat and crab size. African Journal of Marine Science Vol. 35 p. 545-553 
  18. Miriam W. Wainaina, Boaz Kaunda-Arara, J.M. Njiru (2013). Seasonality in fish assemblage structure of a Mangrove Creek, Tudor, Kenya. African Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 35 no. 2 p. 163–173
  19. Mugo-Bundi, J., Oyoo-Okoth, E., Ngugi C.C., Manguya-Lusega, D., Chepkirui-Boit, V., Opiyo, M.A (2013). Utilization of Caridina nilotica, (Roux) meal as a protein source in feeds for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Aquaculture Research Vol. 46 no. 2 p. 346-357. 
  20. Munga, C.N., Mwangi, S., Ong’anda, H., Ruwa, R., Manyala, J., Groeneveld, J.C., Kimani, E., and Vanreusel, A. (2013). Species composition, distribution patterns and population structure of penaeid shrimps in Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya, based on experimental bottom trawl surveys. Fisheries Research Vol. 147 p. 93–102.
  21. Musa S, Aura CM, Ogello EO, Omondi R, Charo-Karisa H. and Munguti JM. 2013. Haematological response of African catfish (Clarius gariepinus) fingerlings exposed to different concentrations of tobacco (Nicotina tobaccum) leaf dust. ISRN Zoology Volume 2013,
  22. Mwaguni S., D. Munga, M. Osore & J. Mwaluma (2013). Environmental implications of the proposed material handling and ship-loading facility for the export of titanium at the Port of Mombasa, Kenya. Journal of Environment and Earth Science. Vol 3. No. 4. P. 142-151
  23. Mwamburi Job, (2013) Comparative spatial metal concentration and partitioning in bottom sediments in two tropical freshwater basins. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management, Vol. 18, p. 329-355.
  24. Mwaura, J. M. (2013) Participatory assessment of the effects of community conserved areas (CCAs) on coral reefs to support enhanced adaptive management practices. INCRI/KMFRI technical report.
  25. Mwaura, Jelvas, Karisa Juliet, Annan Rashid and Otuoma Levy (2013) Effects of protection levels and habitat characteristics on grouper (Pisces: Serranidae) within lagoonal reefs, Kenya. (Poster) Proceedings of the 8th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) symposium. October, 2013. Maputo, Mozambique
  26. Nyonje BM, Gwada PO, Ochiewo J, Mwangi SN, Okuku EO, Anyango JO, Nzioka AM and Magangi NO. (2013) Introduction of the seaweed Kappapycus alvarezi in the South Coast of Kenya : Seaweed farming progress report. 41 pg. 
  27. Ochiewo, J., Owiti, H., Angwenyi, R. (2013). Environmental Impact Assessment for the Basket Trap Fishery at the South Coast, Kenya. Technical Report KMF/Component 2/KCDP, 2013
  28. Odoli C.O. ; Odote, P.O ; Lauzon, H ; Mttinsdottir E and Arason, S (2013) Microbiological quality and shelflife of fresh packaged Tilapia fillets stored under different chill temperatures. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences Vol. 2 no. 4 p. 2431-2455
  29. Odoli, OC., Oduor-Odote PM, Ohowa B., and SO Onyango. (2013) Evaluation of fish handling techniques employed by artisanal fishers on quality of Lethrinids and Siganids fish genera at landing time along the Kenyan coast using sensory and microbiological methods. African Journal of Food Agriculture Nutrition and Development, Vol. 13 no 5 p. 8167-8186. 
  30. Ogello EO, Frank TM, Munguti JM, Nyonje BM. and Charro-Karisa H. 2013. Can integrated livestock-fish culture be a solution to East African food insecurity? African Journal of Food Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, Vol. 13 no. 4 p. 1–22
  31. Ogello EO, Mlingi FT, Nyonje BM, Charo-Karisa H and JM Munguti J. (2013) Can integrated livestock-fish culture be a solution to East Africa’s food insecurity? A review. AJFAND Vol. 13 No. 4 pg. 8059 – 8076 
  32. Ogello EO, Obiero KO. and Munguti JM. 2013. Lake Victoria and the common property debate: is the tragedy of the commons a threat to its future? Lakes, Reservoirs and Ponds, Vol. 7 no. 2 p. 101-126
  33. Ogello O, Musa S, Mulanda C.A, Abwao J.O, Munguti, J.M. (2013) An Appraisal of the Feasibility of Tilapia Production in Ponds Using Biofloc Technology: A review. International Journal of Aquatic Science (IJAS) Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 21-39
  34. Ogwai, C.O., Aloo, P. A, Lester, R.J.G, Oyugi, D.O, Oyoo, E, and Semo, C., The parasite, Henneguya ghaffari (Myxozoa:Myxosporea), infecting the Nile perch Lates niloticus in Lake Victoria Kenya. Fifth International Conference of the Pan African Fish and Fisheries Association (PAFFA V). Bujumbura Burundi, 16th-20th September 2013. Abstracts Vol. p 60. 
  35. Okello J.A, Schmitz N., Kairo J.G., Beeckman H., Dahdouh-Guebas F., Koedam N., 2013. Self-sustenance potential of peri-urban mangroves: a case of Mtwapa Creek Kenya.  Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources 2 no. 8 p. 277-289.
  36. Okuku E.O., Ohowa B.,  OngoreO.,  Kiteresi L.I  ,  Wanjeri V.O., Okumu S.P. and Ochola  O. (2013). Screening of potential ecotoxiclogical risk of metal contamination in some Kenyan Estuaries. Research Journal of Physical and Applied Sciences 2013 Vol. 2(4), pp. 052-063. 
  37. Ongore C. O, Okuku E. O., Mwangi S. N., Kiteresi L. I., Ohowa B., Wanjeri V. O., Okumu S. & Kilonzi J (2013). Characterization of nutrients enrichment in the estuaries and related systems in Kenya coast. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources: Vol. 2 no. 6 p. 181-190.
  38. Opiyo M.A., Charo-Karisa, H. and Ogello, E.O. (2013). Effectiveness of Sodium Bicarbonate as an Anaesthetic for different sizes of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, 1758) Juveniles. International Journal of Aquatic Science (IJAS), Vol 4 No. 2 p. 14-22.
  39. Orina P.S., Opiyo, M.A., Charo-Karisa, H. (2013). Optimization of Seed and Broodstock Transport Densities for Improved Survival of Cultured Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, L 1758). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies Vol. 1 no. 5 p. 157-161
  40. Owiti H, Ochiewo J, Kimanga, F & Angwenyi, R, (2013) Assessment of Biodiversity, Socio-Economic Status and Conservation Options at the Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Park in South Coast, Kenya. KCDP Technical Report Series, 2013
  41. Nomngongo, PN. Ngila, JC Kamau, Msagati, TAM. Marjanovic, L Moodley, B (2013) Pre-concentration of trace elements in short chain alcohols using different commercial cation exchange resins prior to inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometric detection. Analytica Chimica Acta Vol. 787 p. 78– 86.
  42. Nomgongo, P.; Ngila, JC.;  Kamau, (2013). Preconcentration of molybdenum, antimony and vanadium in gasoline samples using Dowex 1-x8 resin and their determination with inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectrometry, Talanta Vol. 110 p. 153-159
  43. Cohen, R Kaino, J Okello, JA  Bosire, JO  Kairo, JG Huxham, M Mencuccini, M (2013) Propagating uncertainty to estimates of above-ground biomass for Kenyan mangroves: A scaling procedure from tree to landscape level. Forest Ecology and Management310, Pg. 968-982
  44. Shaghude, W. Mburu, J.W. Uku, J. Nyandwi, N. Magori, C. Ochiewo, J. Sanga, I. Arthurton R.S. (2013): Beach Sand Supply and Transport at Kunduchi in Tanzania and Bamburi in Kenya. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol. 11. No. 2, pp. 135-154.
  45. Wainaina, M., Opiyo, M.A., Orina, P. S. and Charo-Karisa, H. (2013). Growth performance of different sizes at stocking of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings cultured in semi-intensive ponds. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 41 no. 1 p. 150-162
  46. Wanjeri, V. O., Okuku, E. O., Kosore,C. M., Ohowa B. and Ongore, C.O(2013). An insight into ecotoxicological significance of PAHs contamination in selected Kenyan estuaries. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources Vol. 2(5), pp. 157-166. 
  47. Shaghude, YW. Mburu, JW. Uku, J. Ochiewo, J. Nyandwi, N. Onganda, H. Magori,  C. Sanga, I. and Arthurton, RS. (2013). Beach Sand Supply and Transport at Kunduchi in Tanzania and Bamburi in Kenya. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol. 11. No. 2, pp. 135-154.
  48. Yongo, EO., Morara, G., Ojuok, JE., Nyamweya, CS., Ojwang, WO., Masai, M. and Wasike, C. (2013). Socio-economic Aspects of Fisheries Management in Lake Naivasha. African Journal of Tropical Hydrobiology & Fisheries. Vol. 13 p. 27-32
  49. Yongo, E. Opiyo, MA., Munguti JM., Kyule, D., Orina, PS, Obiero, K., and Charo-Karisa. H. (2013). Mobilizing the aquaculture sector for economic and sustainable growth: Case study of Vihiga, Kirinyaga and Kilifi Counties in the republic of Kenya.