One of the visitors acquiring skills from the exhibitor during the 4th Udsm Research week exhibition.
Exhibition of Students Researches done by CoAF Students during the 4th Udsm Research Week.
4th Research Week
Certificates given to the DASFT staff for research participation during University of Dar es Salaam's 4th Research Week.
Head of Department
Dr. B. R. Lugendo, BSc, MSc (Dar), PhD (Redboud)
Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Technology
DASFT is one of the six teaching departments in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Fisheries Technology (CoAF) and comprises of 20 academic staff who are Ph.D. holders , 12 technical staff and other administrative staff. The breadth and scope of DASFT encompasses programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching ,non-degree programmes, research and public services in basic and applied aquatic sciences.
Publications in Refereed Journals , Books and Chapters in Books
Most recent published Journals , Books and Chapters in Books
Minu A., Routh J., Dario M., Bilosnic M., Kalen R., Klump Val J. and Machiwa J.F. 2018. Temporal and spatial distribution of trace metals in the Rufiji Delta mangrove, Tanzania. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 190: 336 - 354
Cai-Zhi Liu, Samwel Mchele Limbu, Li-Qiao Chen and Zhen-Yu Du (2018). IGF-1 induces SOCS-2 but not SOCS-1 and SOCS-3 transcription in juvenile Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticis). Accepted, Journal of Experimental Biology.
Masikini, R, Kaaya, LT and Chicharo, L (2018). Evaluation of ecohydrological variables in relation to spatial and temporal variability of macroinvertebrates in Zigi River. Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology, Elsevier.
To view all department publications published since 1970 to date click below link
Artificial breeding of catfish-All stages from broodstock striping of eggs, incubation of eggs and hatching, fry, fingerlings to grow out ponds.
Losing cichlid fish biodiversity (Hybridization between native and introduced cichlid fishes)
Feed formulation-suitable for catfish fingerlings using locally available materials. This involves production of house flies maggots for catfish feed using two methods; first using fish remnants and secondly using maize brans mixed with chicken eggs