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PART A

Staff’s Identity Details

   Name: NJIRU JAMES M.
 Department: Applied Aquatic  Sciences
 School: Agriculture and Natural Resources Management

Highest

Qualification:

Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor
 Responsibility:

Director, School of Undergraduate Studies

Coordinator Dept. Research Projects


PART B

Academic Background

University Attended

Years

Qualification

  • Moi University

1986-1989

B.Sc. (Botany/Zoology)

  • University of British Columbia, Canada

1992-1995

M.Sc. (Fisheries Ecology)

  • Moi University

1998-2003

Ph.D (Fisheries Ecology)

 PART C

Area(s) of Specialization & Research Interests

  • Specialization

    • Fisheries Ecology

  • Research Interest

    • Fish ecology

    • Fish biology

PART D

Selected Recent Publications

  • Outa N, Njiru J. Kitaka N (2014).  Some aspects of the feeding ecology of Nile tilapia   Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies2(2): 01-08

  • Outa N, Njiru J. Kitaka N (2014).  Length-weight relationship, condition factor, length at first maturity and sex ratio of Nile tilapia,Oreochomis niloticus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies2(2): 67-72

  • Njiru M., Martin van Knaap, M. A. Taabu, C. Nyamweya, B. Kayanda, Mlaponi, B. Marshall (2014)Management of Lake Victoria fishery: Are we looking for easy solutions? Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management JournalEcosystem Health & Management, 17:1, 70-79.

  • 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 (IJSR)  ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

  • 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, 35(2): 163–173

 PART E

Current/ Recent Teaching & Research

UNDERGRADUATE

FIAQ 100: Introduction to Fisheries

AQUA 450: Fish Biology

AQUA 212: Ichthyology

AQUA 470: Research Project

 

POST GRADUATE – MSc

LIMN712 Stream and Lake Limnology

LIMN724: Management and restoration of inland waters

 

POST GRADUATE-PhD

AQUA  830Structure and Function of Aquatic communities

AQUA 810EConservation Biology

AQUA 813EManagement of Wetlands Ecosystems

AQUA 814EFisheries Socio economics & Technology

AQUA 815E Watershed Management

RESEARCH

  • Ecology/biology of Lake Victoria fisheries

  • Ecology/biology of Lake Naivasha fisheries

  • Aquaculture of Nile tilapia/Mud fish

PART F

Contact Details

  • JAMES M. NJIRU

Associate Professor

Kisii University

Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management

Department of Applied Aquatic Sciences

P.O Box 408- 40200, Kisii, Kenya

Cell phone: +254  720 668 900

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