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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title LECTURER
Department PLANT AND ANIMAL SCIENCES
Institution
University of Buea, Faculty of Science ( UB)
Department of Plant and Animal Science P.O. Box 63 Buea
Address
Fisheries and Applied Animal Sciences Program, Department of Plant & Animal Sciences, University of Buea, C/O FGM, Molyko, P.O. Box 352, Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
BUEA
SOUTHWEST REGION
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel +237 75 88 67 25
Fax +237 3332 22 72
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Ph.D ZOOLOGY (HYDROBIOLOGY AND FISHERIES)
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution
Research Activities Aquatic Pollution monitoring; fish farming; Conservation/ Environmental and Aquatic sciences education

Pollution aquatique, envronment et elevage des poissons; ecologie de la faune et conservation
Research Region CAMEROON (GULF OF GUINEA)
Skills/Expertise Fish Biology; Aquaculture; Harmful Algal Blooms monitoring; Natural Resource conservation
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PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Benedicta OBEN)

Journal articles Oben, P.M. & Oben, B.O. (in press for May 2006). Pollution and ecophysiological perspectives of aquatic cyanophyceae in Mount Cameroon region. Accepted for publication by African Journal of Marine Sciences. (Ed. Stan Pillar) Published by Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) Branch of the South African Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Capetown, South Africa- ISSN 0257-7615. Oben, P.M., Oben, B.O. and Fonge, B.E. (in press for 2006): High incidence of cyanobacterial blooms in the Cameroon Gulf of Guinea (Guinea Current) and their impact on human health and amenities. Accepted for publication in Volumes 14/15, Tropical Freshwater Biology (An International Journal: http://www.ajol.info)- ISSN 0795-0101. Oben, P.M. and Oben, B.O. (2004). Preliminary study of the domestication of broodstock of an ornamental aquarium fish, Synodontis OBESUS (TELEOSTII: MOCHOKIDAE) in concrete tanks in Buea, Cameroon. Tropical Freshwater Biology 12/13: 137-153. Oben, B. O. & Oben, P.M. (2003). Broodstock domestication of Africa Arrowana (Heterotis niloticus) in concrete tanks in Cameroon. Global Aquaculture Advocate. 6 (5): 32-33. Oben, P.M. and Oben, B.O. (2003): Age and growth studies of Mormyrops deliciosus (Mormyridae) in the Lekki lagoon, Nigeria. The Journal of West African Fisheries, 7: 362-376.
Oben, P.M. & Oben, B.O. (2002). Food and feeding inter-relationship: A preliminary indicator to the formulation of the feed of some tilapiine fishes. Tropical Journal of Animal Science. 5 (1) 35 ?41. Oben, B. O. & Oben, P.M. (2002). Detailed analysis of the food of Sarotherodon melanotheron (RUPPELL) from an inland tropical Lake, Ibadan, Nigeria. Tropical Journal of Animal Science. 5 (1) 35 ?41. Oben, B.O. and Oben, P.M. (2001). Heavy metal pollution in benthic sediments and organism body tissues of a tropical African lake. Journal of the Geosciences Society of Cameroon. Vol.1, No1A, 110 ? 111. Oben, P.M, Ugwumba, O.A. & Oben, B.O. (2000). Aspects of the reproductive biology of the Mormyrid, Hyperopisus bebe (Lacepede) in the Lekki Lagoon, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Science. 34 (4): 305-316. Chapters in Books Oben, P.M., Oben, B.O. and Ndenecho, E.N. (2005): Aquatic ecosystem resource exploitation and management. In: Biological Resource Exploitation in Cameroon. From Crisis to Sustainable Management. (By Ndenecho Emmmanuel Neba, University of Yaounde 1) Unique Printers, Bamenda, Cameroon. pp 54-66.
EKANE,N.D., OBEN, P.M. [2001]. Biochemical indicators of marine pollution in the Douala Lagoon and Limbe estuary. Environmental issues: problems and prospects. Univ. Buea Cameroon: 419-433 OBEN,P.M., OBEN B.O. [1999]. Final report on plankton survey in the Cameroon Gulf of Guinea. Prepared for the UNIDO project OBEN,P.M., OBEN B.O. [2001]. The forest environment of the Obang and the effect of timber exploitation. Culture and Environment-Reader in Environmental Education Eds. Dunlop J. and Williams R. Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK OBEN,P.M., OBEN B.O. [2001]. The impact of population growth on aquatic environment and cultural life along the coastal regions in the South West province, Cameroon Culture and Environment-Reader in Environmental Education Eds. Dunlop J. and Williams R. Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK OBEN B.O. OBEN,P.M., [2001]. Heavy metal pollution in benthic sediments and organism body tissues of a tropical African Lake GSAF12: Geo-Environmental Catastrophes in Africa. J. of the Geoscience Society of Cameroon. 1,1, 110-111 OBEN,P.M., OBEN B.O. [2001]. A review of the constraints to the development of the fishery sector in Cameroon. Environmental Issues: problems ans prospects Univ. of Buea, Cameroon,65-84
Oben, P. M. and Oben, B.O. (2001). A review of the constraints to the development of the Fishery sector in Cameroon. Environmental issues: Problems and prospects. (Ed. By C.M. Lambi University of Buea). Unique Printers, Bamenda, Cameroon. pp 65-84. Oben, P.M. & Oben, B.O. (2001). The forest environment of the Obang people and the effects of timber exploitation. Culture and Environment. A Reader in Environmental Education. Jim Dunlop & Roy Williams (eds). University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom. pp 89-98. Oben, P.M. & Oben, B.O. (2001). The impact of population growth on aquatic environment (Rivers and Lakes) and the cultural life along the coastal region in South West Province, Cameroon. Culture and Environment. A Reader in Environmental Education. Jim Dunlop & Roy William (eds) University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom. pp 199-207.


Created: 2003-08-13 Last Updated: 2010-10-12 by Benedicta OBEN