African Universities and the COVID-19 Pandemic
José Jackson-Malete
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2021
Context and Rationale for the Thought Pieces on COVID-19 Response in Africa
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Section 1: COVID-19 Pandemic: Responses and Lessons Learnt from AAP African Universities
AAP Universities’ Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Shared
Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., Tawana Kupe, Ibrahima Thioub, David Norris, and Rose Mwonya

Reflections on University Education in Uganda and the COVID-19 Pandemic Shock: Responses and Lessons Learned
Barnabas Nawangwe, Anthony Mugagga Muwagga, Mukadasi Buyinza, and Fred Masaazi Masagazi

COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria: Lessons on Responsibility, University Leadership, and Navigating the New Normal
Olanike K. Adeyemo, Selim A. Alarape, Victoria O. Adetunji, and David T. Afolayan

Facing COVID-19 Pandemic Learning/Teaching Challenges: Lessons and Perspectives from Malian Universities
Fatoumata Keïta, Binta Koïta, Aboubacar Niamabélé, and Welore Tamboura

Strategies of the Dominican University Nigeria in Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic
Obiageli C. Okoye

Efforts to Preserve Educational Access, Research, and Public Service Relevance at the University of Dar es Salaam in the Age of COVID-19
Lulu T. Kaaya, William A. L. Anangisye, Bonaventure Rutinwa, and Bernadetha Killian

The Future of Continental and International Collaborations at the University of Nigeria after COVID-19
Charles A. Igwe, Anthonia I. Achike, and Bennett C. Nwanguma

Section 2: Social and Psychological Impacts of COVID-19 in the African HEI Context
Exploring the Gendered Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Academic Staff in Tanzania
Perpetua J. Urio, Susan P. Murphy, Ikupa Moses, Consolata Chua, and Immanuel Darkwa
The Mental and Psychosocial Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on University Faculty and Students
Ruthie C. Rono and Lucy Waithera Kung’u

Coping with the Impact of COVID-19 in Higher Education: Responses and Recommendations from the University of Botswana
Lucky Odirile

African Women Scientists’ COVID-Related Experiences: Reflecting on the Challenges and Suggesting Ways Forward
Olubukola Oluranti Babalola, Stephenie Chinwe Alaribe, Olabimpe Ajoke Olatunji, Pendo Nandiga Bigambo, Sunday Samson Babalola, Adenike Eunice Amoo, Mercy Olajumoke Kutu, Inutu Katoti, Hazel Tumelo Mufhandu, and Helen Orisaghe Imarfidor

Locked Down during the Lockdown
Egodi Uchendu, Amuche Nnabueze, and Elizabeth Onogwu

Section 3: Stories of Innovative Approaches to Issues of Access to Education and Research in the African HEI Context During and Beyond
Looking into Africa’s Future: The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Role of ICT Education
Romain Murenzi, Max Paoli, Sena Galazzi, and Sean Treacy

A Community-University Partnership: Responding to COVID-19 in South Africa via the University of Pretoria’s Community Engagement Initiative
Martina Jordaan and Nita Mennega

Pre- and Post-COVID-19: Exploring Issues of Access in Higher Education in Botswana and Ghana
Gbolagade Adekanmbi, Joseph Ammoti Kasozi, Christinah Seabelo, and Changu Batisani

Business Repositioning at Botswana Open University in the Face of COVID-19
Sunny Enow Aiyuk, Lekopanye Lacic Tladi, and Freeson Kaniwa

COVID-19 and African Civil Society Organizations: Impact and Responses
Shaninomi Eribo

Future Directions: Next Generation of Partnerships for Africa’s Post-COVID World
Richard Mkandawire, Amy Jamison, and José Jackson-Malete

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 24, no. 1
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2021
In This Issue

Ecology, fisheries and aquaculture in African aquatic ecosystems: GLOW 9, Part I


What affects fisheries in African lakes: Climate change or fishing effort? A case study from Lake Kariba
B. E. Marshall (New Zealand)

Using the Multi-metric Index of Biotic Integrity methodological approach to determine the major river catchment that most pollutes a lake
C. M. Aura, C. S. Nyamweya, J. M. Njiru, R. Omondi, J. Manyala, S. Musa, H. Owiti, F. Guya, C. Ongore, Z. Ogari, J. Mwamburi (Kenya)

Sustainable crab fishery for blue economy in Kenya
E. N. Fondo, B. Ogutu (Kenya)

Growth and survival of Mud Crab, Scylla serrata, reared in bottom and floating cages within Mida creek mangroves, coastal Kenya
J. M. Mwaluma, B. Kaunda-Arara (Kenya)

The status of seagrass beds in the coastal county of Lamu, Kenya
J. Uku, L. Daudi, V. Alati, A. Nzioka, C. Muthama (Kenya) 35

An overview of fish disease and parasite occurrence in the cage culture of Oreochromis niloticus: A case study in Lake Victoria, Kenya
V. M. Mwainge, C. Ogwai, C. M. Aura, A. Mutie, V. Ombwa, H. Nyaboke, K. N. Oyier, J. Nyaundi (Kenya)

The state of cage culture in Lake Victoria: A focus on sustainability, rural economic empowerment, and food security
P. Orina, E. Ogello, E. Kembenya, C. Muthoni, S. Musa, V. Ombwa, V. Mwainge, J. Abwao, R. Ondiba, J. Kengere, S. Karoza (Kenya)

Socioeconomic dynamics and characterization of land-based aquaculture in Western Kenya
J. Abwao, S. Musa, R. Ondiba, Z. Ogari (Kenya)

The role of women in freshwater aquaculture development in Kenya
F. J. Awuor (Kenya)

Fish feeds and feed management practices in the Kenyan aquaculture sector: Challenges and opportunities
J. Munguti, H. Odame, J. Kirimi, K. Obiero, E. Ogello, D. Liti (Kenya)

The effects of situation analysis practices on implementation of poverty alleviation mariculture projects in the coast of Kenya
J. O. Odhiambo, J. Wakibia, M. M. Sakwa, F. Munyi, H. Owiti, E. Waiyaki (Kenya)

Kenya marine fisheries: The next frontier for economic growth?
J. Njiru, J. O. Omukoto, E. N. Kimani, C. M. Aura, M. Van der Knaap (Kenya)

GLOW 9 Synthesis: Blue Economy, a long way to go
M. Van der Knaap, M. Munawar, J. Njiru (Ethiopia)

Joe Leach: In Memoriam
Articles by M. Munawar, E. Mills, G. D. Haffner, W. G. Sprules, J. Hartig, T. B. Johnson, M. Fitzpatrick, D. Stanley

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 24, no. 2
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2021
In This Issue

State of Aquatic Invasive Species in India: Past, present and future


Aquatic invasive species status in India
State of invasive aquatic species in tropical India: An overview
A. K. Singh (India)

Changing food webs of Indian aquatic ecosystems under the threats of invasive species: An overview
P. Panikkar, M. Feroz Khan, U.K. Sarkar, and B.K. Das (India)

Regional status of aquatic invasive species in India
Spatial assemblage and interference competition of introduced Brown Trout (Salmo trutta fario) in a Himalayan river network: Implications for native fish conservation
A. Sharma, V. K. Dubey, J. A. Johnson, Y. K. Rawal, and K. Sivakumar (India)

MaxEnt distribution modeling for predicting Oreochromis niloticus invasion into the Ganga river system, India and conservation concern of native fish biodiversity
A. K. Singh, S. C. Srivastava, and P. Verma (India)

Establishment and impact of exotic Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) on native fish diversity in Buxar stretch of River Ganga, India
A. Ray, C. Johnson, R. K. Manna, R. Baitha, S. D. Gupta, N. K. Tiwari, H. S. Swain, and B. K. Das (India)

Distribution of alien invasive species in aquatic ecosystems of the southern Western Ghats, India
S. Raj, P. Prakash, R. Reghunath, J. C. Tharian, R. Raghavan, and A. B. Kumar (India)

Invasion and potential risks of introduced exotic aquatic species in Indian islands
C. Raghunathan, T. Mondal, and K. Chandra (India)

Management of aquatic invasive species in India
Management of alien aquatic invasive species: Strategic guidelines and policy in India
A. K. Singh (India)

Stakeholder perceptions and strategies for management of non-native freshwater fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
R. Kiruba-Sankar, J. Praveenraj, K. Saravanan, K L. Kumar, H. Haridas, U. Biswas (India)

Managements strategies to regulate the introduction of exotic ornamental fish, the silent invaders of freshwater ecosystems in India
T. T. A. Kumar and K. K. Lal (India)

Contributed Articles
Bioaccumulation of trace elements in migratory waterbirds at two wetlands of Indus river
M. A. Ashraf and Z. Ali (Pakistan)

Seasonal variation of heavy metal accumulation in environment and fishes from the Cirebon coast, Indonesia
H. I. Januar, Dwiyitno, and I. Hidayah (Indonesia)

Evaluation of the effect of carbamazepine on the concentration of vitellogenin in Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum
S. M. Cacua Ortiz, N. J. Aguirre, and G. A. Peñuela (Colombia)

Classification of Typha-dominated wetlands using airborne hyperspectral imagery along Lake Ontario, USA
G. M. Suir, D. A. Wilcox, and M. Reif (USA)

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 24, no. 3
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2021
Climate change and changing Indian fisheries in the 21st century: Vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation


Impact of climate change on Indian fisheries
Research advances in climate and environmental change impacts on inland fisheries of India: status, vulnerability, and mitigation strategies
U. K. Sarkar and B. K. Das (India)

Invasion meltdown and burgeoning threats of invasive fish species in inland waters of India in the era of climate change
A. K. Singh and S. C. Srivastava (India)

Impacts of climate change and adaptations in shrimp aquaculture: A study in coastal Andhra Pradesh, India
M.Muralidhar, M. Kumaran, M. Jayanthi, J. Syama Dayal, J. Ashok Kumar,R.Saraswathy, and A. Nagavel (India)

Effect of extreme climatic events on fish seed production in Lower Brahmaputra Valley, Assam, India: Constraint analysis and adaptive strategies
B. K. Bhattacharjya, A. K. Yadav, D. Debnath, B. J. Saud, V. K. Verma, S. Yengkokpam, U. K. Sarkar, and B. K. Das (India)

Impact of climate change on Indian wetlands and fisheries
Floodplain wetlands of eastern India in a changing climate: Trophic characterization, ecological status, and implications for fisheries
M.Puthiyottil, U. K. Sarkar, L. Lianthuamluaia, G. Karnatak, M. A. Hassan, S. Kumari,B.D. Ghosh, and B. K. Das (India)

Ecosystem vulnerability of floodplain wetlands of the Lower Brahmaputra Valley to climatic and anthropogenic factors
D. Debnath, B. K. Bhattacharjya, S. Yengkokpam, U. K. Sarkar, P. Paul, B. K. Das (India)

Dynamics of river flows towards sustaining floodplain wetland fisheries under climate change: A case study
A. K. Sahoo, B. K. Das, L. Lianthuamluaia, R. K. Raman, D. K. Meena, C. M. Roshith, A. R. Chowdhury, S. R. Choudhury, and D. Sadhukhan (India)

Enhancing adaptive capacity of wetland fishers through pen culture in the face of changing climate: A study from a tropical wetland, India
G. Karnatak, U. K. Sarkar, M. Puthiyottil, L. Lianthuamluaia, B. D. Ghosh, S. Bakshi, A. K. Das, and B. K. Das (India)

Impact of climate change-induced challenges on fisheries in the North Eastern Region of India and the way ahead
B. C. Borah (India)

Contributed Articles
Response of extreme significant wave height to climate change in the South China Sea and northern Indian Ocean
Y. Luo, H. Shi and W. Wang (China)

Pattern of spatio-temporal fish diversity in association with habitat gradients in a tropical reservoir, India
R. V. Leela, S. M. Salim, J. Parakkandi, P. Panikkar, K. Mani, V. M. Eregowda, U. K. Sarkar, and B. K. Das (India)

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 24, no. 4
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2021
Ecosystem health and fisheries of Indian inland waters: Ecology and socio-economics - Part 1 (AEHMS 12)


Ecology of inland waters
Exploring microbiome from sediments of River Ganga using a metagenomic approach
B. K. Behera, P. Sahu, A. K. Rout, P. K. Parida, D. J. Sarkar, N. K. Kaushik, A. R. Rao, A.Rai, B. K. Das, T. Mohapatra (India)

Assessment of heavy metal contaminations in water and sediment of River Godavari, India
S.Samanta, V. Kumar, S. K. Nag, K. Saha, A.M. Sajina, S. Bhowmick, S. K. Paul, andB. K. Das (India)

Influence of riverine connectivity on phytoplankton abundance and diversity of associated wetlands of River Ganga: A comparative study of an open and a closed wetland
S.Bayen, T. R. Mohanty, T. N. Chanu, C. Johnson, N. K. Tiwari, R. K. Manna,H. S. Swain, B. K. Das (India)

Assessing the influence of environmental factors on fish assemblage and spatial diversity in an unexplored subtropical Jargo reservoir of the Ganga River basin
A.Alam, J. Kumar, U. K. Sarkar, D. N. Jha, S. C. S. Das, S. K. Srivastava, V. Kumar,B. K. Das (India)

Impact of fish stock enhancement on fish yield of floodplain wetlands in different agro-climatic zones of Assam, India
A. K. Yadav, K. K. Das, S. Borah, P. Das, B. K. Bhattacharjya, B. K. Das (India)

Status of biodiversity and limno-chemistry of Deepor Beel, a Ramsar site of international importance: Conservation needs and the way forward
B. K. Bhattacharjya, B. J. Saud, S. Borah, P. K. Saikia, and B. K. Das (India)

Resilience of inland fishers against nature’s fury: A study on effect of extremely severe cyclone Fani on socio-economy and livelihood of fishers’ household in Odisha, India
A. Pandit, A. Saha, L. Chakraborty, H. S. Swain, S. K. Sharma, B. P. Mohanty, and B. K. Das (India)

An overview of enclosure culture in inland open waters: Responding to socio-economic, ecological and climate change issues in inland fisheries
D. Debnath, B.K. Bhattacharjya, S. Yengkokpam, U.K. Sarkar, M.A. Hassan, A.K. Das, and B.K. Das (India)

Contributed Articles
The effects of hydrology on macroinvertebrate traits in river channel and wetland habitats
I. Growns, I. W. Tsoi, M. Southwell, S. Mika, S. Lewis, B. Vincent (Australia)

Evaluating the use of hyperspectral imagery to calculate raster-based wetland vegetation condition indicator
G. M. Suir and D. A. Wilcox (USA)


Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 25, no. 1
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022

Ecosystem services of fish and fisheries: Social, cultural, and economic perspective Part 1 - North and South America


North America
From fragments to connections to restoration: A case history of emergent sociocultural services in the Clark Fork River and Lake Pend Oreille fishery
C. E. Corsi, M. P. Corsi, K. E. Wallen, K. A. Bouwens, P. C. Kusnierz, K. E. Shaw, N. E. Hall, J. S. Maroney, J. S. Williams (USA)

Cultural and educational releases of salmon in areas blocked by major hydroelectric projects on the Columbia River
C. Baldwin, C. Giorgi, T. Biladeau (USA)

Reconnecting people to the Detroit River – A transboundary effort
J. H. Hartig, T. Scott, G. Gell, and K. Berk (Canada/USA)

Freshwater and fisheries: The need for comparative valuation
D. Bartley (USA)

More than ponds amid skyscrapers: Urban fisheries as multiscalar human-natural systems
A. K. Carlson, W. J. Boonstra, S. Joosse, D. I. Rubenstein, S. A. Levin (USA)

South America
Quantifying fish catches and fish consumption in the Amazon Basin
A. Sirén and J. Valbo-Jørgensen (Ecuador)

Ecosystem services in the floodplains: socio-cultural services associated with ecosystem unpredictability in the Pantanal wetland, Brazil
R. M. Chiaravalloti, F. Bolzan, F. de Oliveira Roque, S. Biswas (USA)

Contributed papers
Half a century of dedicated research for the sake of the lakes: A record of the celebration for Mohiuddin Munawar by Fisheries and Oceans Canada
M. Van der Knaap (Kenya)

Influence of coastal engineering on the intertidal macrobenthic community in the Dongtou Islands, China
Y. Tang, Y. Liao, L. Shou, C. Li (China)

Autonomous underwater glider observations in southern Lake Ontario and Niagara River plume
P. McKinney, T. Hollenhorst, J. Hoffman (USA)

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 25, no. 2
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022
Ecosystem health and fisheries of Indian inland waters: Fisheries and biodiversity - Part 2 (AEHMS 12)

Application of the Laurentian Great Lakes ‘Ecosystem Approach’ towards remediation and restoration of the mighty River Ganges, India
M. Munawar, M. Fitzpatrick, I.F. Munawar (Canada)

Fisheries and Biodiversity
Genetic diversity study of three Indian major carps from four riverine ecosystems
B.K. Behera, V. S. Baisvar, A.K. Rout, P. Paria, P. K. Parida, D.K. Meena, P. Das, B. Sahu, B.K. Das, J. Jena (India)

Development and validation of fish-based index of biotic integrity for assessing ecological health of Indian rivers Mahanadi and Kathajodi-Devi
A.M. Sajina, D. Sudheesan, S. Samanta, S. K. Paul, S. Bhowmick, S. K. Nag, V. Kumar (India)

Fishery and population dynamics of Otolithoides pama (Hamilton, 1822) from Hooghly-Matlah Estuary of West Bengal, India
D. Bhakta, S.K. Das, B.K. Das, T.S. Nagesh, and B.K. Behera (India)

On the population characteristics of anadromous Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton, 1822) occurring from River Brahmaputra, India
S. Borah, G. Vaisakh, A.K. Jaiswar, B.K. Bhattacharjya, A.K. Sahoo, G. Deshmukhe, B.K. Behera, D.K. Meena, P. Das, and B.K. Das (India)

Fish diversity and assemblage structure along the river-estuary continuum in the River Cauvery, India
C. M. Roshith, R. K. Manna, S. Samanta, V. R. Suresh, Lohith Kumar, S. Sibinamol, S. K. Sharma, A. Roy Choudhury, M. E. Vijayakumar, and B. K. Das (India)

Fish diversity, community structure, and environmental variables of River Tamas, a tributary of River Ganga, India
S. C. S. Das, D.N. Jha, V. Kumar, A. Alam, K. Srivastava, A.K. Sahoo, and B.K. Das (India)

E-Flow estimation through a hydrology-based method in the Tamas River at Bakiya Barrage, Madhya Pradesh, India
D.N. Jha, S.C.S. Das, K. Srivastava, V. Kumar, A.K. Sahoo, R. S. Srivastava, B.K. Das (India)

Ecosystem Health and Fisheries of Indian Inland Waters (AEHMS 12), Pantnagar, Utterakhand, India, February 17-19, 2020: Declaration and final recommendations of the conference


Contributed Papers
Model development in support of the Lake Ontario Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative
Y. Hui, D. Schlea, J. Atkinson, Z. Zhu, and T. Redder (USA)

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 25, no. 3
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022
Ecosystem services of fish and fisheries: Social, cultural, and economic perspective Part 2 - Europe, Africa and Asia

Ecosystem service trade-offs at small lakes: Preferences of the general public and anglers
J. Meyerhoff, T. Klefoth and R. Arlinghaus (Germany)

Perceived socio-cultural ecosystem services provided by wild Atlantic salmon populations in four European countries
S. Kochalski, C. Riepe and R. Arlinghaus (Germany)

Sociocultural ecosystem services of small-scale fisheries: challenges, insights, and perspectives for marine resource management and planning
M. Stithou,* M. Kourantidou, and V. Vassilopoulou (Greece)

The impact of culture on market competitiveness and nutritional outcomes for small indigenous species: An examination of the Dagaa fishery in Lake Victoria, Kenya
H. Owiti Onyango and J. Ochiewo (Kenya)

Inland fisheries and the four pillars of food security in Sub-Saharan Africa: Assessing current research trends
E. Gondwe,* A. Bennett, P. Muhonda, and E. Rice (USA)

Market efficiency as indicators of fish market along the middle stretch of River Ganga, India
J. Shaikh, R. S. Shrivastava, D. Jha, A. R. Pandey (India)

Socioeconomic study of traditional fish farmers and trained farmers in the Indian Sundarbans ecosystem
S. Ghosh, A. Baidya, B.D. Ghosh, N.C. Sahu, F.H. Rahaman, A.K. Das and K.S. Das (India)

Nutrient composition and microbial food safety of a locally-processed fish product in Cambodia
Q. Wang, K. A. Byrd, C. Navin, S.H. Thilsted, V. Try, M. Kim, M. Lejeune, R. Worobo, S. Than and K. J. Fiorella (Malaysia)

Impact of Mekong River biodiversity on the food culture of women and children in Prey Veng, Cambodia
M. Nurhasan, D. Sok, S.H. Thilsted, S. Nguon, D. James, C. Ritz, S. Sok, C. Chhoun and N. Roos (Denmark)

Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 25, no. 4
M. Munawar
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2022
Ecology, fisheries and cage culture in African aquatic ecosystems: GLOW 9, Part II


Emerging frontiers for blue growth in African Great Lakes: The potential for recreational fishing industry in Lake Victoria, Kenya
H. Nyaboke, J. Nyaundi, M. Owili, C.S. Nyamweya, C.M. Aura, N. Gichuru, J. Okechi, H. Owiti, V. Sudoi, and D. Liti (Kenya)

Water pollution and its impact on the Blue Economy initiative: A lesson learned from the Kenyan Coast
E. Okuku, G. Owato, C. Mwalugha, V. Wanjeri, L. Kiteresi, and S. Mwangi (Kenya)

Feasibility for cage farming in Africa: The case of the Kenyan part of Lake Victoria
Z. Shitote, N. Osieko Munala, and J. S. Maremwa (Kenya)

Challenges to the lake fisheries, and factors affecting the effectiveness of a co-management regime in African Great Lakes: A case study of Lake Victoria, Kenya
C.O. Odoli, H. Owiti, J. Mwamburi, P. Oduor-Odote, H. Nyaboke, C. Nyamweya, and C. Aura (Kenya)

Cage farming in the environmental mix of Lake Victoria: An analysis of its status, potential environmental and ecological effects, and a call for sustainability
K. Nyakeya, F.O. Masese, Z. Gichana, J.M. Nyamora, A. Getabu, J. Onchieku, C. Odoli, and R. Nyakwama (Kenya)

Protection of fish breeding areas in Lake Baringo and the potential for sustainable resource management
J. Mugo, C. Odoli, and K. Nyakeya (Kenya)

Performance of diets composed of Artemia biomass and fish meal fed to juvenile marine Tilapia in cages
E. Wairimu Magondu, D. Oersted Mirera, and D. Okemwa (Kenya)

Sex reversal dynamics of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and impact on growth performance
G. Nduku, D. O. Mirera, and J. Nyabeta (Kenya)

Future demand and supply of aquafeed ingredients: Outlines to commercialize non-conventional protein ingredients to enhance aquaculture production for food security in sub-Saharan Africa
R. Nyakwama Ondiba, E.O. Ogello, E. Kembenya, Z. Gichana, and K. Obiero (Kenya)

Toxic cyanobacteria blooms of Mukhor Bay (Lake Baikal, Russia) during a period of intensive anthropogenic pressure
I. Tikhonova, A. Kuzmin, G. Fedorova, E. Sorokovikova, A. Krasnopeev, A. Tsvetkova, Y. Shtykova, S. Potapov, M. Ivacheva, T. Zabortzeva, O. Evstropyeva, I. Tomberg, N. Zhuchenko, A. Galachyants, O. Belykh (Russia)