Janet Mwangata
Fish stock assessment
Fish stock population dynamics, and ecology of marine fisheries

Janet is a young research scientist at KMFRI in the Ocean and Coastal Systems Directorate, Fisheries Department. She holds a position of Assistant Research Scientist, Fisheries Stock Assessment.

She has special interest in fisheries stock assessment, coral reef ecology and small scale fisheries in the Indian Ocean especially the stock status of fish, their distribution, abundance and biomass as well as fish behavioral patterns in aquatic environment (hydro-acoustics). She is also interested in research on sustainable use and protection of aquatic resources.

Janet has been involved in several stock assessment surveys both on land based and cruises at sea, data analysis and report writing as well as publication. Currently, she is involved in a project research as the PI investing the biology and as well as assessing the stock status of spangled emperor, Lethrinus nebulosus along the Southern Kenya Coast waters.