KMFRI Publications for FY 2014-2015

  1. Abwao, JO, Boera, P, Musa, S, Munguti, JM. and Ogello, EO. (2014). Effect of different artificial diets on the culture potential of Labeo victorianus (Boulenger, 1909) reared in aquaria. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 no. 11 p. 246-252
  2. Abwao, JO. Boera, P Safina, M Munguti, JM and Ogello, EO (2014). Effect of Different Artificial Diets on the Culture Potential of Labeo victorianus(Boulenger, 1909) Reared in Aquaria. In. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2, no. 11, p. 246-252.
  3. Abwao, JO. Boera, PN. Munguti, Orina, PS. and Ogello, EO. (2014) The potential of periphyton based aquaculture for nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) production. A review. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies; Vol. 2 no. 1 p. 147-152
  4. Abwao, JO; Boera, P; Musa, S; Munguti, J.M; Ogello, O. (2014). Effect of Different Artificial Diets on the Culture Potential of Labeo victorianus(Boulanger, 1909) Reared in Aquariums. International journal of advanced research.  2, no. 11 p. 246-252. 
  5. Abwao, JO; Boera, P; Orina, PS; Munguti, JM; Ogello, O. (2014). The potential of periphyton based aquaculture for Nile tilapia ( niloticus) production. A Review. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. Vol. 2 no. 1, p. 147-152.
  6. Aera, CN, Kembenya, EM, Ogello, EO, Githukia, CM, Yasindi, A, Outa, NO and Munguti, JM. (2014). Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Common carp, Cyprinus carpioin Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 6 9 p. 8286-8292.
  7. Akunga, GN and Kembenya, EM.(2014). Effects of Selected Water Quality Parameters on Abundance and Diversity of Phytoplankton in River Chepkoilel, Eldoret, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 no. 3, p. 863-871.
  8. Ani-Sabwa Josiah, Mlewa Chrisestom Mwatete,James Njiru (2014). Effects of Greenhouse and Stocking Density on Growth and Survival of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus Burchell 1822) Fry Reared in High Altitude Kenya Regions. International Journal of Science and Research: 2319-7064
  9. Athman, A., Mueni, . Mik, O. Kiprono, . Wellington, Mzingirwa, , Waweru, G., Manyala, J., Gonda, J. (2014). Kenya lobsterfishery stock assessment.  KCDP Project. KMFRI, Mombasa (KMFRI Research Report No. OCS/ FIS/FY /13-14/01)
  10. Bosire, JO; Kaino, JJ.  Olagoke, AO.  Mwihaki, LM.  Ogendi, GM.  Kairo,  Berger, U. & Macharia, D. (2014) Mangroves in peril: unprecedented degradation rates of peri-urban mangroves in Kenya.  Biogeosciences; Vol. 11 p. 2623–2634.
  11. Cosmas NM, Omukoto JO, Kimani EN, and Vanreusel A. 2014. Propulsion-gear-based characterisation of artisanal fisheries in the Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya and its use for fisheries management. Ocean & Coastal Management Vol. 98 p. 130-139
  12. Cyprian, OO., Sveinsdóttir, K., Magnússon, H., Arason, S., Jóhannsson, R., & Martinsdóttir, E. (2014). Development of Quality Index Method (QIM) Scheme for Farmed Tilapia Fillets and Its Application in Shelf Life Study. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, Vol. 23 no. 3, p. 278–290.
  13. Daudi, L, Victor A. M., and Muthama C.M., (2014). Strategy on Restoration of Degraded Seagrass Ecosystems along the Kenyan Coast. Rpt to be used in Implementation of Seagrass Restoration by KCDP. 13pp. 
  14. Daudi, L., Victor A. M., and Muthama, C.M., (2014). Seagrass Restoration Technical Protocol. Report Submitted to KCDP in preparation for seagrass restoration along the Kenyan Coast. 10pp. 
  15. Di Nitto, D.;  Neukermans, G. Koedam, N. Defever, H. Pattyn, Kairo, JG. Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2014) Mangroves facing climate change: landward migration potential in response to projected scenarios of sea level riseBiogeosciences Vol. 11 p. 857-871.
  16. Diemont, E, Draugelyte, E, Felix, G.F, Atuga, G, and Bos, R. (2014). Democratizing knowledge: co-creating the future, insights from the iweek 2013. In Paper Book 6th Living Knowledge Conference, (pp. 88-97).
  17. Ogello, EO,Kembenya, E. Githukia CM, Nyonje BM and Munguti JM. (2014). The occurrence of brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana (Kellog 1906) in Kenya and the potential economic impacts among Kenyan coastal communities. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. Vol. 1 5 p. 151-156.
  18. Flower, EM Amelia, B. Omar, I.  Benjamin, P. Koushul, N. Joseph, JMR. Mrabu, E.Joseph, GW (2014) Cultivation and utilisation of red seaweeds in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Region.  Journal of Applied Phycology. 26, no 2, pp 699–705
  19. Fondo, EN Kimani, EN Munga, CN Aura,  CM Okemwa, G Agembe,  S (2014) A Review of the Marine Fish Resources Research in Kenya and influence on Management. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol 13, No 2 p. 143-162
  20. Githukia, CM,Obiero, KO, Manyala, JO, Ngugi, CC. and Quagrainie, KK. (2014). Consumer Perceptions and Preferences of Wild and Farmed Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus Burchell 1822) in Urban Centres in Kenya International Journal of Advanced Research. Vol. 2 no. 7 p. 694-705.
  21. Githukia, M. Obiero, KO. Manyala, JO., Ngugi, CC., Quagrainie, KK. (2014). Analysis of consumer preference of wild and cultured Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus ) and African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) in selected urban centers in Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Research Vol. 2 no. 7 p. 694–705.
  22. integrity of the Nyangores River, Kenya In: The 8TH Egerton University International Conference Njoro, Kenya, 26-28th March 2014
  23. Kairo, JG., Okello, JA., Hamza, AJ., Mrabu, E., Githaiga, MN. (2014). Local community guide to mangrove forests rehabilitation in Kenya. KCDP Project. KMFRI, Mombasa. 
  24. Kairo, JG.; Okello, JA.; Hamza, AJ.; Mrabu, E., Githaiga, MN. (2014). Tool Kit for Community-based Mangrove Reforestation and Management. KCDP Project. KMFRI, Mombasa. 
  25. Kamau, JN Gachanja, A Ngila, C Kazungu, JM Zhai, M (2014) The seasonal influence on the spatial distribution of dissolved selected metals in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth Vol. 67–69 p. 111–116
  26. Kembenya EM, Munguti JM. and Ogello EO. 2014. The Length-weight relationship and condition factor of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) broodstock at Kegati aquaculture research station, Kisii, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 no. 5 p. 777-782
  27. Kembenya, EM, Ogello, EO, Githukia, CM, Aera, CN, Omondi, R and Munguti, J.M. (2014). Seasonal changes in length-weight relationship and condition factor of five fish species in Lake Baringo, Kenya. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research. Vol. 6 p. 130-140.
  28. Kyule, D., Opiyo, M.A., Yongo, , Obiero, K., Munguti J. and Charo-Karisa H. (2014). Fish product development and market trials of fish and fish products in Kenya: a case study of Kirinyaga and Meru Counties.  Livestock Research for Rural Development 26 (6)
  29. Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor(K constant) of Dentex maroccanus, Valenciennes 1830 (Family Sparidae) at Malindi, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 79-83.
  30. Locatelli, T., Binet, T., Kairo, J. G. King, L., Madden, S., Patenaude, G., Upton, C., & Huxham, M., 2014. Turning the Tide: How Blue Carbon and Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) Might Help Save Mangrove Forests. Vol. 43 no. 8 p. 981–995.
  31. Maina JG, Mbuthia, PG., Ngugi, J., Omolo, B., Orina, P., Wangia, SM., Karuri, E.G., Maitho, T. and Owiti, GO. (2014). Influence of Socio-economic factors, Gender and Fish Farming Enterprise and Productivity Project on Fish Farming Practices in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development Volume 26 (2).
  32. Mirera, OD., Ochiewo, J. & Munyi, F. 2014. Social and economic implications of small-scale mud crab (Scylla serrata) aquaculture: the case of organised community groups. Aquaculture International, Vol. 22 p. 1499–1514.
  33. Mkare, K. von der Heyden, S. Groeneveld, J.C. Matthee, C.A. (2014) Genetic population structure and recruitment patterns for three sympatric shallow water penaeid prawns in Ungwana Bay, Kenya, with implication for fisheries management. Marine and Freshwater Research Vol. 65 p. 255–266 
  34. Mokoro, A., Oyoo-Okoth, E., Ngugi, C. C., Njiru, J., Rasowo, J., Chepkirui-Boit, V. and Manguya-Lusega, D. (2014), Effects of stocking density and feeding duration in cage-cum-pond-integrated system on growth performance, water quality and economic benefits of Labeo victorianus(Boulenger 1901) culture. Aquaculture Research, Vol. 45 p. 1672–1684.
  35. Munguti JM, Mugiranea JK and Ogello EO. 2014. An overview of Kenyan aquaculture sector; current status, challenges and opportunities for future development. Fisheries and Aquatic sciences, Vol. 17 1 p. 1-11
  36. Munguti JM, Safina M, Orina PS, Kyule DN, Opiyo MA, Charo-Karisa H. and Ogello EO. 2014. An overview of Kenyan fish feed industry and feed management practices: current status, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1no. 6 p. 128-137
  37. Munguti JM, Ogello EO, Liti D, Waidbacher H, Straif M and Zollitsch W. (2014) Effects of pure and crude papain on the utilization and digestibility of diets containing hydrolysed feather meal by Nile tilapia (Oreochromisniloticus International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 no. 6 p. 809-822
  38. Munyi, F., Munga, C., Ochiewo,O., Kimanga, F.,Waiyaki, E. & Fondo, E. 2014. Socio-economic assessment of spear gun fishing in Kenyan marine artisanal fisheries: The case of Msambweni and Vanga fish landing sites, South coast Kenya. (Manuscript).
  39. Musa S, Orina PS, Aura CM, Kundu R. Ogello EO. and Munguti JM 2014. The Effects of dietary protein and greenhouse on growth performance, behavior and fecundity in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) broodstock. International Journal of Science and Research, Vol. 3 no. 10 p. 2271-2278
  40. Mwaluma J.M, B. Kaunda-Arara and J. Rasowo (2014). Diel and Lunar Variations in Larval Fish Supply in Malindi Marine Park, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean  Sci. Vol.13. No. 1, pp. 57 – 67.
  41. Ndoro, CK. Kaunda-Arara, B. Munga, CN. and Ruwa, R.(2014) Influence of seasonality and bathymetry on decapod crustacean community structure in Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Sciences Vol. 13 No. 1, pp.31-46.
  42. Njiru M.,Martin van Knaap, M. A. Taabu, C. Nyamweya, R. Kayanda, E. Mlaponi, B. Marshall (2014) Management of Lake Victoria fishery: Are we looking for easy solutions? Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management Journal Ecosystem Health & Management, 17 no. 1 p. 70-79.
  43. NovriadiR, Djazuli I. H, Ogello EO., Agusnar H, Willis S, and Haw KB. 2014. Aquaherb conditioners: the silver bullet for Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer)and Silver pompano (Trachinotus blochii)protection against Vibriosis. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 7 p. 275–284
  44. Obiero KO, Opiyo MA, Yongo E, Kyule D, Githukia CM, Munguti JM, Charo-Karisa H. (2014). Consumer preference and marketing of farmed Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Kenya: Case Study of Kirinyaga and Vihiga Counties. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. Vol. 1 5 p. 67-76.
  45. Ogello EO, Munguti JM, Sakakura Y. and Hagiwara A. 2014. Complete replacement of fish meal in the diet of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) grow-out with alternative protein sources. A review. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 no. 8 p. 962–978
  46. Ogello EO, Nyonje BM. and Van Stappen G. 2014. Genetic differentiation of Artemia franciscana(Kellogg, 1906) in Kenyan coastal salt-works. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 4 p. 1154-1164
  47. Ogello EO, Safina M, Aura CM, Abwao JO and Munguti A critical appraisal of feasibility of tilapia production in earthen ponds using biofloc technology, a review. International Journal of Aquatic Sciences, Vol. 5 no. 1 p. 21-39
  48. Ogello EO,Kembenya E, Githukia CM, Nyonje BM. and Munguti JM. 2014. The occurrence of the brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana (Kellog 1906) in Kenya and the potential economic impacts among Kenyan coastal communities. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1 no. 5 p. 151-156
  49. Ojwang, W.O., Ojuok, J.E., Nyamweya, C., Agembe, C., Owili, M.,Yongo, E and Wakwabi, O. (2014). The intriguing dynamics of Rastrineobola argentea fishery in the Kenyan waters of Lake Victoria. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management. Vol. 17 no. 1 p. 80-89.
  50. Okello  J.A., Robert E.M.R., Beeckman H.,  Kairo J.G., Dahdouh-Guebas F., Nico K., 2014 Effects of experimental sedimentation on the phenological dynamics and leaf traits of replanted mangroves at Gazi bay, Kenya. Ecology and Evolution 4 no. 16 p. 3187-3200,
  51. Ombwa,Veronica;Orwa,Patrick;Mutie,Alice;Omondi,Reuben;Werimo,Kennethand Ouko, John(2014) Effect of Eichhornia crassipes on coliform load in small water bodies within Lake Victoria basin, Kenya. African Journal of Microbiology Research, Vol. 8 no. 10
  52. Omondi, R, Kembenya, E., Nyamweya, C. S., Ouma, H., Machua, S. K. and Ogari, Z. (2014). Recent limnological changes and their implication on fisheries in Lake Baringo, Kenya. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment. 6 no. 5 p. 154-163
  53. Opiyo M.A, Githukia C.M,Munguti J.M, and Charo-Karisa, H. (2014). Growth performance, carcass composition and profitability of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed commercial and on-farm formulated fish feed in earthen ponds. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies Vol. 1 no. 5 p. 12-17.
  54. Opiyo MA, Munguti JM, Ogello EO.and Charo-Karisa H. 2014. Growth response, survival and profitability of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed at different feeding frequencies in fertilized earthen ponds. International Journal of Science and Research, Vol. 3 9 p. 893 – 898
  55. Opiyo, M.A.,Ngugi, C. C. and Rasowo, J. (2014). Combined effects of stocking density and background colour on growth performance and survival of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, L.) fry reared in aquaria. Journal of  no. 3 p. 228-237. 
  56. Orina P.S., Munguti M., Opiyo, M.A., Charo-Karisa, H. (2014). 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; no. 5 p. 157-161. 
  57. Orina S. Paul, Maina Joyce, Wangia Sabina, Karuri E, Mbuthia P, Omolo Bethuel, Osure O. George, Safina Musa and Jonathan M. Munguti (2014). Situational Analysis of Nile Tilapia and African Catfish Hatcheries Management: A Case Study of  Kisii and Kirinyaga Counties In Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development Volume 26 5 p.
  58. Orina, P. S, Rasowo, J. O., Opiyo, M. A.,Boera, P., Abwao, J. Charo-Karisa,  (2014). Optimization of Seed and Broodstock Transport Densities for Improved Survival of survival of African carp (Labeo victorianus, Boulenger, 1901). International Journal of Chemical Studies, no. 2 p. 34-42.
  59. Orwa, P.O., Omondi, R., Okuku, E.O, Ojwang, W. & Mwangi, S(2014) Composition, abundance and feeding guilds of macroinvertebrates in Lake Kenyatta, Kenya. International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis 2 no. 5 p. 239-243.
  60. Ouma, H. and Mwamburi , Job,(2014) Spatial variations in nutrients and other physicochemical variables in the topographically closed Lake Baringo freshwater basin (Kenya). Lakes & Reservoirs: Research & Management, Vol. 19 p. 11–23.
  61. Outa N, Njiru J. Kitaka N (2014).  Length-weight relationship, condition factor, length at first maturity and sex ratio of Nile tilapia, Oreochomis niloticusin Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies  2 no. 2 p.  67-72
  62. Outa N, Njiru J. Kitaka N (2014).  Some aspects of the feeding ecology of Nile tilapia   Oreochromis niloticusin Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies  2 no. 2 p.  01-08
  63. Owiti, H., Mariani, F., Weynants, S., (2014). Income Differentials by Marital Status: A Search for Marital Wage Premium in the Kenyan Labor Market. Master Thesis, University of Namur/Louvain, Belgium.
  64. Paul Orina, Joseph Rasowo,Mary Opiyo, Pricilla Boera, Jacob Abwao, Benard Maranga, Harrison Charo-Karisa (2014). Optimization of seed and broodstock transport densities for improved survival of African carp (Labeo victorianus, Boulenger, 1901). International Journal of Chemical Studies Vol. 2 2 p. 
  65. Paul Sagwe Orina, Joseph Rasowo, Elijah Gichana, Benard Maranga, Harrison Charo-Karisa. Artificial Breeding Protocol and Optimal Breeding Environment for Labeo victorianus(Boulenger, 1901). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 1 no. 6 p.  138-143
  66. Robert. E. M, Abudhabi H JambiaNele SchmitzDennis J R De RyckJohan De MeyJG KairoFarid Dahdouh-GuebasHans BeeckmanNico Koedam(2014) How to catch the patch? A dendrometer study of the radial increment through successive cambia in the mangrove Avicennia. Annals of Botany 113 no. 4 p. 741-52
  67. Safina Musa, Paul Sagwe Orina, Christopher Mulanda Aura, Rodrick Kundu, Erick Ochieng Ogello, Jonathan Mbonge Munguti (2014). The Effects of Dietary Levels of Protein and Greenhouse on Growth, Behaviour and Fecundity of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Broodstock. International Journal of Science and Research Vol. 10 p. 2271-2278.
  68. Samuel Kenyanaya Mutune Masaiand Peter Miruka (2014) Baseline Survey on The Potential of Fish Production In Selected Water Bodies Within Taita Taveta County. Technical Report prepared for The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Taita Taveta County 
  69. Taabu-Munyaho, A., Nyamweya, C. S., Sitoki, L., Kayanda, R., Everson, I., and Marteinsdóttir, G. (2014). Spatial temporal variation in the distribution and density of pelagic fish species in Lake Victoria, East Africa. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 17 no. 1 p. 52–61.