KISII UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC STAFF PROFILE
Staff’s Identity Details
(Full name with title, posting, education level, and any other position of responsibility)
Name: REUBEN OMONDI Department: Applied Aquatic Sciences
School: Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Highest
(Education history and awards)
University Attended Years Qualification
University of Nairobi 1986-1989 B.Sc. (Botany/Zoology)
Moi University 1997-2003 M.Sc. (Fisheries Management)
Egerton University 2009-2014 Ph.D (Limnology)
Area(s) of Specialization & Research Interests
(Areas of expertise and research interests) Specialization
o Zooplankton Taxonomy and Ecology
o Macrophytes Ecology
Selected Recent Publications
(Most recent publications. List Maximum of 5 publications)
Kembenya, E. M., E. O. Ogello, C. M. Githukia, C. N. Aera , R. Omondi and J. M. Munguti (2014). Seasonal Changes of Length -Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Five Fish Species in Lake Baringo, Kenya. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR) 14(2): 130-140.
Orwa P. O, Omondi R., Okuku E., Ojwang W., Mwangi S. N. (2014). Composition, Abundance and Feeding Guilds of Macroinvertebrates in Lake Kenyatta, Kenya. International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis 2 (5): 239-243. doi: 10.11648/j.ijema.20140205.12.
Omondi, R, Yasindi A W and Magana A. M. (2014). Diel Vertical Distribution of Zooplankton in Lake Baringo, Kenya. Journal of life Sciences 8(5). ISSN 1934-7391, USA.
Omondi, R, Kembenya, E., Nyamweya, C., .Ouma, H., Machua, S.K and Ogari, Z. (2014). Recent Limnological Changes and its Implication on Fisheries in Lake Baringo, Kenya. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment 6(5): 154-163.
Omondi, R., Yasindi A. W. and Magana A. M. (2013). Food and feeding habits of three main fish species in Lake Baringo, Kenya. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment 5(9): 224-230.
Current/ Recent Teaching & Research
(Recent courses taught and recent research topics engaged in)
AQUA 240: Fundamentals of Stream Ecology
AQUA 425: Comparative Limnology
AQUA 440: Aquatic Weeds Ecology
POST GRADUATE – MSc
LIMN721 Tropical and Temperate Limnology
LIMN725: Eutrophication and health of inland waters
LIMN726: Contemporary Issues in Limmnology
o Macrophytes of Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
o Ecology of Zooplankton in Lake Baringo
o Ecology of Zooplankton in Lake Victoria
(Details of how to be contacted by prospective students/collaborators)
Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management
Department of Applied Aquatic Sciences
P.O Box 408- 40200, Kisii, Kenya
Cell phone: +254 729 009 711
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