Aquatic


        Dr. Blandina R.Lugendo

CURRICULUM VITAE
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\r\nContact Address:
Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam
\r\nP.O. Box 35064, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
\r\nTelephone: 255-22-2410462 (Office)\r\n0713/0783-437 789 (Mobile)
\r\nFax: 255-22-2410480
\r\nE-mail: blandina_lugendo@yahoo.co.uk, bugendo@udsm.ac.tz

\r\n2. EDUCATION:
\r\n2.1 Ph.D. Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands (2007)
\r\n2.2 M.Sc. University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2000)
\r\n2.3 B.Sc. University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (1995)

\r\n3. ACADEMIC POST HELD AT UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM:
\r\n3.1 Assistant Lecturer (2000 2007)
\r\n3.2 Lecturer (2007 Present)

\r\n4. ADMINISTRATIVE POSTS HELD AT UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM:
\r\n4.1 Head, Department of Aquatic Environment and Conservation (2007 2009)
\r\n4.2 Board Member- Institute of Development Studies (IDS) (2007- 2009)

\r\n5. ADMINISTRATIVE POSTS HELD OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM:
\r\n5.1 Chairperson - Board of Trustees, Marine Parks and Reserves Unit - Tanzania (2012 to date).
\r\n5.2 Member - Sea Sense Advisory Committee (2012 to date).
\r\n5.3 Member - Editorial Board Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Sciences (2010 to date).
\r\n5.4 Chairperson Board of Directors, Tumaini la Maisha Tanzania (an NGO dedicated to supporting\r\nchildren with cancers in Tanzania) (2011 to date).

\r\n6. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION:
\r\n6.1 West Indian Ocean Marine Scientists Association (WIOMSA) - member
\r\n6.2 Tanzania Biodiversity Information Facility (TANBIF) Electronic Catalogue of Known Species\r\n(ECAT) - member.

\r\n7. AWARDS:
\r\n7.1 Marine Research Grant (MARG I) Programme-WIOMSA (2008)
\r\n7.2 UNESCO-LOREAL for Women in Science Fellowship (2004)

\r\n8. RESEARCH:
8.1 Fish Community Structure along a Tropical Mangrove-Lined Creek in Mbegani, Bagamoyo,\r\nTanzania, WIOMSA (MARG I) Programme (2008 2009).

\r\n8.2 The influence of the presence of mangroves on fish community structure in adjacent habitats.\r\nUNESCO-LOREAL For Women in Science Fellowships Grant (2004 2005)

\r\n8.3 Utilization by Fish of Shallow-Water Habitats Including Mangroves and Seagrass Beds along the\r\nTanzanian Coast. (Ph.D. Research) (2001 2006).

\r\n8.4 Distribution and Ecology of Intertidal Seagrass Communities at Ocean Road and Kunduchi\r\nAreas, Dar es Salaam (M.Sc. Research) (1996-2000).

\r\n9. REPORTS:
\r\n9.1 Lugendo BR. 2010. Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the Proposed Construction of\r\na Recreation Park at Oysterbay Beach, Portion 6, Kinondoni Municipal. Council, Dar Es Salaam.\r\nMarine Biology Study.

\r\n9.2 Lugendo BR. 2008. Environmental Impact Assessment for the Construction of Bagamoyo Island\r\nResort at Bagamoyo District, Coast Region, Tanzania: Marine Biology Study.

\r\n9.3 Potts W., Lugendo BR. & Ngatunga B. 2007. Environmental Impact Assessment for Kidunda\r\nDam: Aquatic Biology Study.

\r\n9.4 Lugendo BR. 2005. The influence of the presence of mangroves on fish community structure in\r\nadjacent habitats. UNESCO-LOREAL For Women in Science Fellowships Final Report. 13th\r\nJuly 2005.

\r\n9.5 Lugendo BR. 2004. Saving a survival kit for the poor. An article published in A World of\r\nScience - Natural Sciences Quarterly Newsletter of UNESCO. Vol. 2, No. 3. July September\r\n2004.

\r\n10. PUBLICATIONS:
\r\n10.1 Gullstrom M., Dorenbosch M., Lugendo BR., Mwandya AW., Mgaya YD., and Berkstrom C.\r\n2012. Biological Connectivity and Nursery Function of Shallow-Water Habitats in Chwaka Bay.\r\nIn People, Nature and Research in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania, de la Torre-Castro, M. and\r\nTJ. Lyimo (eds.). Zanzibar Town: WIOMSA Pages 175-192. ISBN 978-9987-9559-1-6.

\r\n10.2 Ngatunga BP., Lugendo BR., Kishe-Machumu MA. 2012. Checklist of Tanzanian Fishes. In\r\nGideon H, Nyinondi P and Oyema G (editors) 2012. Checklist of Tanzanian Species. Tanzania\r\nCommission for Science and Technology. ISBN: 978-9987-9485-1-2.

\r\n10.3 Richmond M., Lugendo B., Francis J., and Mutta D. 2011. A Schoolteachers Guide to Marine\r\nEnvironmental Education in the Western Indian Ocean region. Second Edition. UNEP/Nairobi\r\nConvention Secretariat and . 2010. UNEP/Nairobi Convention Secretariat and\r\nWIOMSA. ix 75 pp.ISBN 9987-651-02X.

\r\n10.4 Dar es Salaam City Environment Outlook 2011. Chapter 6: Aquatic Resources and Management\r\n(Contributing Expert). ISBN: 9987-8990-6-4.

\r\n10.5 Kruitwagen G, Nagelkerken I, Lugendo BR, Mgaya YD & Wendelaar Bonga SE. 2010.\r\nImportance of different carbon sources for macroinvertebrates and fishes of an interlinked\r\nmangrove-mudflat ecosystem (Tanzania). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.88:464-472.

\r\n10.6 Kruitwagen G, Nagelkerken I, Lugendo BR, Pratap HB & Wendelaar Bonga SE. 2007. Influence\r\nof morphology and amphibious life-style on the feeding ecology of the mudskipper\r\nPeriophthalmus argentilineatus. Journal of Fish Biology 71: 3952.

\r\n10.7 Lugendo BR, Nagelkerken I, Jiddawi N, van der Velde G & Mgaya YD. 2007. Fish community\r\ncomposition of a tropical non-estuarine embayment in Zanzibar (Tanzania). Fisheries Science 73:\r\n12131223.

\r\n10.8 Lugendo BR, Nagelkerken I, Kruitwagen G, van der Velde G & Mgaya YD. 2007. The relative\r\nimportance of mangroves as feeding habitat for juvenile fishes: a comparison on mangrove\r\nhabitats with different settings. Bulletin of Marine Science 80(3): 497512.

\r\n10.9 Lugendo BR, de Groene A, Cornelissen I, Pronker A, Nagelkerken I, van der Velde G & Mgaya\r\nYD. 2007. Spatial and temporal variation in fish community structure of a marine embayment in\r\nZanzibar, Tanzania. Hydrobiologia 586: 1-16.

\r\n10.10 Lugendo BR, Nagelkerken I, van der Velde G & Mgaya YD. 2006. The importance of\r\nmangroves, mud/sand flats and seagrass beds as feeding areas for juvenile fishes in Chwaka Bay,\r\nZanzibar: gut content and stable isotope analysis. Journal of Fish Biology 69: 1639-1661.

\r\n10.11 Lugendo BR, Pronker A, Cornelissen I, de Groene A, Nagelkerken I, Dorenbosch M, van der\r\nVelde G & Mgaya YD. 2005. Habitat utilisation by juveniles of commercially important fish\r\nspecies in a marine embayment in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Aquatic Living Resources 18: 149-158.

\r\n10.12 Lugendo BR, Mgaya YD & Semesi AK. 1999. The seagrass and associated macroalgae at\r\nselected beaches along Dar es Salaam coast. In: Richmond, M.D. and Francis, J. (Editors).\r\nMarine Science Development in Tanzania and Eastern Africa. Proceedings of the 20th\r\nAnniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania. 28 June - 1 July 1999,\r\nZanzibar, Tanzania, 359 - 373 pp.

\r\n11. SUPERVISION:
\r\n11.1 Nchimbi, A.A. 2012. Abundance and distribution of molluscs along the intertidal zones of\r\nOysterbay and Bongoyo Rocky shores, Dar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental\r\nScience and Conservation Project report. 24 pp.

\r\n11.2 Tuyah G. 2012. Spatial distribution of fiddler crabs (genus Uca) at Kunduchi and Mtoni Kijichi\r\nmangroves, Dar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental Science and Conservation\r\nProject report. 20 pp.

\r\n11.3 Mkenda R. 2008. Diets of different age classes of Dory Snapper (Lutjanus fulviflamma)\r\ninhabiting shallow water habitats of Kunduchi, Dar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic\r\nEnvironmental Science and Conservation Project report. 24 pp.

\r\n11.4 Mndeme M. 2008. Diets of abundant fishes from beach seine catches in Kunduchi seagrass beds,\r\nDar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental Science and Conservation Project\r\nreport. 28 pp.

\r\n11.5 Mtamenywa E. 2008. Diversity and length-weight relationships of fishes in Kunduchi seagrass\r\nbeds, Dar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental Science and Conservation Project\r\nreport. 28 pp.

\r\n11.6 Kibela L. 2007. The abundance and distribution of non-swimming brachyuran crabs at Mtoni\r\nKijichi and Mbweni mangrove areas, Dar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental\r\nScience and Conservation Project report. 17 pp.

\r\n11.7 Mhonda YP. 2001. Distribution of intertidal seagrasses and macrofauna around a sewage outfall\r\npipe at Ocean Road, Dar es Salaam. Final year (B.Sc.) Marine Biology project report. 37 pp.

\r\n12. CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:
\r\n12.1 7th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Coping with Global Change. Mombasa Kenya. 24 \r\n29th October, 2011.

\r\n12.2 IFS/WIOMSA training workshop on Ecology, Resources and Management of Tropical\r\nSeascapes Zanzibar, 27 October - 1 November 2008.

\r\n12.3 African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (ACEP) expedition to explore and describe the\r\necosystem of the African coelacanth and its marine ecology. 2007.

12.4 Science Feedback Workshop for the Proposed Coelacanth Marine Protected Area in Tanga\r\nRegion, Tanga, 22 25 October 2008.

\r\n12.5 The African Regional Working Group Fish DNA Barcoding Workshop, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,\r\n21 September 2008.

\r\n12.6 A Regional Research Programme on Sustainable Use of Dryland Biodiversity (RPSUD)\r\nWorkshop, Ethiopia, 14-19 July 2008.

\r\n12.7 African Coelacanth Ecosystem Programme (ACEP) expedition to explore and describe the\r\necosystem of the African coelacanth and its marine ecology 2007.

\r\n12.8 First International Symposium on Mangroves as Fish Habitat at the University of Miami\r\nRosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) in Virginia Key, Florida, USA,\r\n19 -21 April, 2006.

\r\n12.9 UoN/VUB/KMFRI/IOC/BADC Postgraduate Course in Tropical Coastal Ecology Management\r\nand Conservation, Mombasa, Kenya, 6 July - 5 September, 1997.

\r\n12.10 Sida/SAREC Regional Course in Ecology and Physiology of Tropical Seagrasses, IMS, Zanzibar,\r\n12 - 18 February 1996.

\r\n12.11 FRONTIER - TANZANIA Course on Marine Survey and Monitoring Techniques, Songosongo\r\nIslands - Kilwa, 1 August - 5 September, 1995.

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