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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Senior Research Officer
Department Fisheries
Institution
Address
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Headquater & Mombasa Station PO Box 81651
Mombasa
080100
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Nationality Kenya
Fax +254 41 475157
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree MSc, Ph.D
Job type Research , Data Management , Extension Services (Public Awareness)
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Limnology
Research Activities Marine biodiversity database compilation, Biodiveristy studies on rocky shore and seagrass beds Dolphin research Fisheries-(Reproductive and physiology of Siganids) Genetic diversity of siganids in Kenya

Kiswahili
Research Region 46, 71
Skills/Expertise Databases, Molecular biology-cloning, gene expressions, DNA sequence analysis, population genetics.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Nina WAMBIJI)

Okello, C., Tomasello, B., Greggio, N., Wambiji, N., and Antonellini, M., (2015). Impact of Population Growth and Climate Change on the Freshwater Resources of Lamu Island, Kenya. Water, 7, 1264-1290; doi: 10.3390/w7031264
Okello, C., Antonellini, M., Greggio, N., Wambiji, N., (2014). Freshwater resource characterization and vulnerability to climate change of the Shela aquifer in Lamu, Kenya. Environmental Earth Sciences
Wambiji, N., Park, Y.G., Park, J., Kim, S.J., Hur, S.P, Yuki, T., and Takemura, A. (2011). Expression patterns of type II and III iodothyronine deiodinase genes in the liver of the goldlined spinefoot, Siganus guttatus. Fisheries Science. Volume 77, Number 3, 301-311, DOI: 10.1007/s12562-011-0330-2
Wambiji, N., Park, Y.G., Park, J., Kim, S.J., Hur, S.P., Yuki, T., and Takemura, A. (2011). Expression of type II iodothyronine deiodinase gene in the brain of a tropical fish, Siganus guttatus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 447-452. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.03.023
Hur S.P., Takeuchi Y., Park Y.J., Park J.G., Kim S.J., Wambiji, N., Lee Y.D., Jeong H.B., and Takemura, A. (2011). Diurnal expression patterns of neurohypophysial hormone genes in the brain of the threespot wrasse Haliochoeres trimaculatus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Volume 158, Issue 4, Pages 490-497
Kimani E.N., K.M. Mavuti, T.K. Mukiama and N. Wambiji (2008). Macrofauna Settlement on Pearl Oyster Collectors in Kenya: Seasonality and Abundance. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. Vol 7(1): 81-94
Wambiji, N., Ohtomi, J., Fulanda, B., Kimani, E., Kalundu, N., and Hossain. M.Y. (2008) Morphometric Relationship and Condition Factor of Three Siganid Fishes; Siganus stellatus (Forssk?l, 1775), S. canaliculatus (Park, 1797) and S. sutor (Valenciennes, 1835) in Southern Coast of Kenya. South Pacific Studies Vol. 29, No. 1, 33-46
Kiszka J, Muir C, Poonian C, Cox TM, Amir OA, Bourjea J, Razafindrakoto Y, Wambiji N, Bristol N. (2008). Marine Mammal Bycatch in the Southwest Indian Ocean: Review and Need for a Comprehensive Status Assessment. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 7(2): 119-136.
Wambiji, N., Nsiangango S.E., Pepple, P.C.G., Toufiek, S., Mussai, P. Berghe, E., Leen Vandepitte, L., and Appeltans, in IOC/UNESCO (2006). ODINAFRICA: Marine biodiversity data mobilisation workshop on sponges, Ostend, Belgium, March 13-22, 2006. IOC Training Course Report, 89. UNESCO/ IOC: Oostende, Belgium. 32 pp.
Wambiji, N., Nsiangango S.E., Jiddou, A.M., Zamouri, N., Mussai, P., Berghe, E., Leen Vandepitte, L., and Appeltans, W. in IOC/UNESCO (2006). ODINAFRICA: Marine biodiversity data mobilisation workshop on molluscs, Ostend, Belgium, March 13-22, 2006. IOC Training Course Report, 88. UNESCO/ IOC: Oostende, Belgium. 38 pp.
Wambiji, N., Nsiangango S.E., Jiddou, A.M., Zamouri, N., Mussai, P., Berghe, E., Leen Vandepitte, L., and Appeltans, W. in IOC/UNESCO (2006). ODINAFRICA: Marine biodiversity data mobilisation workshop on decapods, Ostend, Belgium, March 13-22, 2006. IOC Training Course Report, 90. UNESCO/ IOC: Oostende, Belgium.
Gupta, M.C, Wanganeo, A. and Wambiji, N. (2002) Evaluation of changes in Bhopal lakes and its environs due to urbanisation using remote sensing techniques. Published in proceedings on management of natural resources for sustainable development. Pp 250-257. Field report on Sustainable Dolphin and Tourism in Kizimkazi Village, Zanzibar, Tanzania to WIOMSA in May 2005
Ong?anda, H., Wambiji, N., and Odido, M. Book Chapter 7.9. The Ocean Data and Information Network for Africa. In African Oceans and Coasts Book. pp 99-101
Jeremy J. KISZKA , MUIR Catharine E. , Omar A. AMIR , Violaine DROUOT-DULAU , Chris POONIAN , Yvette RAZAFINDRAKOTO & Nina WAMBIJI Incidental catches of marine mammals in the southwest Indian Ocean: a preliminary review.SC/60/SM13

Group(s): OBIS Science Advisory Task Team , SG-OBIS-ENV-DATA , OBIS-ENV-DATA consortium
Created: 2006-08-08 Last Updated: 2016-05-23 by Nina WAMBIJI