ISSN: 2661-3387 (Online)

Journal of Fisheries Science is a peer-reviewed, open-access academic journal specializing in the research of fisheries science. The journal is dedicated to promoting the latest discoveries and insights in the field of fisheries science.

The scope of the Journal of Fisheries Science includes, but is not limited to:

  • Fisheries management
  • Fishing technology
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine biology
  • Fisheries feed
  • Fish vaccines
  • Sea food
  • Fish pathology
  • Aquatic food resources from freshwater

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Volume 4, Issue 2 (2022)

Table of Contents


Igejongbo Toyosi Fadekemi

Article ID: 4478
Views - 177  (Abstract) PDF - 54  (Download)
Abstract: Nigeria waters are rich with a variety of fish species but only very few are cultured and available for consumption. This study was conducted to know the fillet quality, gut content and condition of Parachanna obscura and Clarias agboyiensis in Nigeria using Igbokoda river as a reference because it is a the major ...
Gabriel Olarinde Mekuleyi, Folalu Adekunle Awe, Olusegun Olufemi Whenu, Olamiwaye Akintade Adeboyejo, Jesuyon Joseph Hungbo, Akanji Adeolu Akinyemi, Olufunmilayo Adebimpe Olanloye

Article ID: 4418
Views - 186  (Abstract) PDF - 33  (Download)
Abstract: Bacteria identification in fish is important; hence it provides update information on emerging and existing organisms thereby enriching the gene bank on fish disease. This study investigated bacteria associated with milt in cultured samples of African catfish- Clarias gariepinus . Catfish broodstock were collected from private Fish...
Abdurrazzaq Ibrahim Abdullahi, Bolanle Silas Bawa, Shuaibu A Abdullahi

Article ID: 4705
Views - 110  (Abstract) PDF - 29  (Download)
Abstract: This study was carried out to evaluate the effects of dietary replacement of maize with sweet potato peel in the diet of Clarias gariepinus juveniles. The levels of the SPP inclusion in the experimental diets were 0%, 25%, 50%, 75% and 100%. All the diets were iso-nitrogenous. One hundred and fifty (150) C. gariep...
Martins A. Anetekhai, Martins A. Anetekhai, Toki Peter, Toki Peter, Gabriel Olarinde Mekuleyi, Oluwayemisi A. Osodein, Oluwayemisi A. Osodein

Article ID: 4414
Views - 95  (Abstract) PDF - 17  (Download)
Abstract: Federal government of Nigeria, in collaboration with Lagos State Government proposed development of a seaport in Badagry. This research examined and documented the current state of the ecosystem and livelihood of thirteen communities that will be impacted by the proposed deep-sea port. Qualitative and quantitative...
Daniel Rittschof, Sergey Dobretsov

Article ID: 4658
Views - 49  (Abstract) PDF - 12  (Download)
Abstract: Restoration ecologists recognize the need for restoring ecosystem services in sustainable ways that meet societal needs. In the UK, Ireland, Australia, and some US states the goal is restoring native oyster reefs. In other states, failures at restoration due to poor water quality and predation have focused restora...



Welcome to be our Guest Editors


To promote the visibility of Journal of Fisheries Science and offer state-of-the-art expert insight on a variety of topical issues in fisheries, we are recruiting potential Guest Editors whether this is your first editing experience or a seasoned veteran. Our editorial team is always there to support you and make your guest editing experience a positive one.

You can become a Guest Editor in two ways:

Received an contribution invitation (Topics suggested by the Editors and Editorial Board Members, and you are an acknowledged expert on a particular topic) .
Submit a proposal for a special issue to our journal (In addition to a topic suggested by the Editor-in-Chief or Editorial Board Members, you may also propose any theme for a Special Issue that fits the scope of the journal).
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