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Details of Professor Morenike Adunni Adewolu   


Gender female
Department Department of Fisheries
Lagos State University, Faculty of Science, Department of Fisheries ( LASU)
P.O. Box 001 LASU Post office Box Lasu Ojo 01
Lagos State University, Faculty of Science, Department of Fisheries P.O. Box 001 LASU Post office Box
Lasu Ojo
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel 2348030567600
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities My research interests are culture and feeding of tropical fish, feed management and nutrition
Skills/Expertise Aquaculture Nutrition
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Professor Morenike ADEWOLU)

Adewolu, M.A. and Adamson A.A. (2011) Amaranthus Spinosus Leaf Meal as Potential Dietary Protein Source in the Practical Diets for Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) Fingerlings. International journal of Zoological Research Vol 7 (2) 128-137
Akintola,S.L., Anetekhai,M.A., Fakoya, K.A. and Adewolu,M.A. (2010). Seasonal distribution and aspects of the biology of genus Macrobrachium from Badagry Creek, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Fisheries 7(1&2):16-24
Adewolu, M.A. and A.J. Adoti, 2010. Effect of mixed feeding schedules with varying dietary crude protein levels on the growth and feed utilization of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) fingerlings. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 5: 304-310. DOI: 10.3923/jfas.2010.304.310
Jimoh, A.A., Adewolu,M.A.,Clarke,E.O.and Bassey,V.E.(2010). An assessment of the use of Ceriodaphnia decapsulated egg yolk and raw egg albumen in the feeding of Clarias gariepinus larvae. World Journal of fish and Marine Sciences 2 (5):383-388.
Akintola, S.L; Bakare, S.B; Adewolu, M.A and Raheem, Q.A (2009) Relative Abundance and Distribution of Bacteria in the Gut of Macrobrachium vollenhovenii collected from Badagry Creek and Epe Lagoon, Lagos State, Nigeria. The Zoologists Vol 7: 88-95
Adewolu, M. A. Akintola, S.L, and Akinwunmi, O.O. (2009) Growth performance and survival of hybrid African catfish larvae (Clarias gariepinus X Heterobranchus bidorsalis) fed different diets. The Zoologists Vol. 7: 45-51
Adewolu, M.A. and Fagade S.O. (2009). Larval development, growth and survival of laboratory reared Chryscithys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede 1803). The Zoologist 6: 27-33
Adewolu, M.A., Akintola, S.L., Jimoh, A.A., Owodeinde, F.G., Whenu,O.O. and Fakoya K.A. (2009). Environmental Threats to the development of Aquaculture in Lagos State, Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research Vol 34: (3) 337-347
Adewolu, M.A., Ogunsanwo, A.O. and Yunusa, A. (2008). Studies on growth performance and feed utilization of two Clariid catfish and their hybrid reared under different culture systems. European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol 23: (2) 252-260.
Adewolu, Morenike A.; Adeniji, Comfort A. and Ademola, B. Adejobi (2008). Feed utilization, growth and survival of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) cultured under different photoperiods Aquaculture. Vol. 283: issues 1-4, 64-67. doi:1016/j.aquacutlure. Elsevier
Adewolu, M.A. (2008). Potentials of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) leaf meal as dietary ingredient for Tilapia zilli fingerlings. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition. 7 (3): 444- 449.
Ogunkoya, A.E. Page G.I., Adewolu, M.A. and Bureau, D.P. (2006). Dietary incorporation of Soybean meal and exogenous enzyme cocktail can affect physical characteristics of faecal material egested by rainbow trout (oncorhynchus mykiss) Aquaculture, 254: 466 – 475.
Aboweyere, P. O, Adetunji, O. O, Adewolu, M. A and Williams, A. B (2003). Socio-economic impact of nutrient loading pollution on coastal communities of Nigeria. In: Strategies for the management of pollution and sedimentation in the management inland water-ways. Proceedings of the Experts Group Meeting on Pollution and Sediment Sources in the Nigerian Inland Water-ways and Strategies for their Management. United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Regional Industrial Development Center, Lagos. 157 – 172
Adewolu, M.A. (2002). A comparative study of the growth rate and nutrient utilization of male and female catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede) fed varying crude protein diets. Nigerian Journal of Science. Vol. 36, No. 1, 85-90p.
Adewolu, M.A. (2001). The use of maggot meal as a protein source in the diet of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. Research Communications in Fisheries 1 (1): 11- 20.
M.A. Adewolu (2001). Effects of aquacultural practices on water quality of the environment: A case study of foundation fish farm. Muwo, Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Science Research Vol. 7, No. 2, pp 12-16.
Akin-Oriola, G.A.; Adeniji, C.A. & Adewolu, M.A. (2001). Ecophysiological Perspectives of cyanobacterial blooms. The Nig. Journal of Research and Review in Science. Vol. II, 205-208p
Adewolu, M.A.; Ossai, C.C. (2001). The suitability of artificial diets for the early rearing of Clarias gariepinus larvae. Research Communications in Fisheries . 1(1):1-10.
Adewolu, M.A.; Oloruntuyi, O.O. and Ogunlana, F.F. (2000). Effects of different levels of dietary protein and carbohydrate on growth and nutrient utilization of Clarias gariepinus Annals of Agricultural Sciences 2 (1): 15-21
Adewolu, M.A. (2000). Chemical body composition of different sizes, sexes of wild and cultured catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede) Applied Natural Sciences Research. Vol.1 (2): 22-27p
Adewolu, M.A. (1998). The response of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede) larvae to formulated and natural diets. Journal of Science Dev. Vol. II, pp346 – 349.
Adewolu, M.A. (1998). Assessment of the changes in the nutrient of Muscles and liver of bagrid catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus at different stages of gonadal development. Journal of Prospects in Science, Vol. 2, pp 193 – 196.
Adewolu, M.A. (1997). A simple method of inducing Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus to spawning. Journal of Prospects in Sciences. Vol. 1, 1-3.
Adewolu, M.A. and Fagade, S.O. (1996). Dietary crude protein requirement of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus fingerlings. Nigerian Journal of Science. Vol. 30, 97-103pp.
Adewolu, M.A. (1995). Gonadosomatic index, hepatosomatic index and condition factors of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede) in Asejire Lake, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Science. Vol. 29, 71-75pp.
Adewolu M.A. and Aro, O.O.( 2009). Growth, Feed Utilization and Haematology of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell,1822) Fingerlings Fed Diets Containing Different Levels of Vitamin C. American Journal of Applied Sciences 6 (9): 1675-1681
Adewolu, M.A. Ikenweiwe N.B. and Mulero, M.A. 2010. Evaluation of animal protein mixture as replacement for fishmeal in practical diets for Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) fingerlings. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh 62(4), 237-244
Fakoya K. A., Sokefun O. B., Owodeinde F. G., Akintola S. L., Adewolu M. A. 2009 . Emerging research priorities for the aquaculture sector in Sub-Saharan Africa - A case study of Nigeria. Aquaculture, Aquarium, Conservation & Legislation Bioflux Vol 2 (4) 407-424
Adewolu M.A., Benfey T.J. 2009. Growth, nutrient utilization and body composition of juvenile bagrid catfish, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Actinopterygii: Siluriformes: Claroteidae), fed different dietary crude protein levels. Acta Ichthyol. Piscat. 39 (2): 95–101.
Agboola, J.I. Adewolu, M.A. and Lawson, E.O. 2011. Linking Climate change and Fisheries: The role of phytoplankton. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 6(2) doi=jfas.0000.21418.21418
Fakoya, K.A. Owodeinde, F.G. Akintola, S.L. Adewolu, M.A. Abass, M.A. Ndimele, P.E. 2011. An exposition on potential seaweed resources for exploitation, culture and utilization in West Africa A case study of Nigeria. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 6(1): 37-47, Doi 3923jfas.2011.

Created: 2009-12-08 Last Updated: 2016-06-16