Aquatic


        Samwel Mchele Limbu

CURRICULUM VITAE

\r\n\r\n1.0 PERSONAL DETAILS

\r\n\r\nFull Name        Mr. Samwel Mchele Limbu
\r\nDate of birth    August 20, 1979
\r\nAge                 35 years
\r\nPlace of birth   Nyamagana
\r\nNationality       Tanzanian
\r\nMarital status   Married
\r\nSex;                 Male

\r\n\r\nPermanent address
       C/O Esther Mahagija
\r\n       P.O. Box 1982
\r\n       Mwanza-Tanzania

\r\n\r\nCurrent address
   Mr. Samwel Mchele Limbu
\r\n    Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries
\r\n    College of Natural and Applied Sciences
\r\n    University of Dar es Salaam,
\r\n    P.O. Box 35064
\r\n    Dar es Salaam
\r\n    TANZANIA.
\r\n    Phone: +255 22 2410462
\r\n    Fax: +255 22 2410480/2650244
\r\n    Mobile: +255 784/655/0766 600922
\r\n    emails: limbu@udsm.ac.tz
\r\n    mchelelimbu@yahoo.com

\r\n\r\n2.0 ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

\r\n\r\n2.1 EDUCATION BACKGROUND

\r\n\r\nM.Sc. in Aquaculture Nutrition, University of Stirling; September 2009-November 2010.

\r\n\r\nB.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture (B.Sc.Fish.Aquac.) University of Dar es Salaam; September 2004-November 2007. Awarded A First Class Degree with Honours.

\r\n\r\n2.2 ACADEMIC PRIZES

\r\n\r\nExternal Examiners Prize      Student with a good quality report in M.Sc.    Sustainable   Aquaculture 2009/2010 at Stirling University.

\r\n\r\nUniversity Prize     Best student in final degree examination in the\r\n   Faculty of Aquatic Sciences and Technology\r\n    (2006/2007) at UDSM.

\r\n\r\nDr. Tamatamah’s Prize;    Student with the Highest GPA (above 3.8) in the\r\n   Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture\r\n    (2005/2006) at UDSM.

\r\n\r\nFaculty Prize;      Student with the Highest GPA in the Department\r\nof Fisheries and Aquaculture (2004/2005) at UDSM

\r\n\r\nThe Vice-Chancellor’s Prize;   Best student in the first year degree examinations\r\n  in the Faculty (2004/2005) at University    of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).

\r\n\r\n3.0 POSTS HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY

\r\n\r\n3.1 ACADEMIC

\r\n\r\nTutorial Assistant    7th March 2008 to 31st August 2010
\r\nAssistant Lecturer   1st September 2010 To date

\r\n\r\n3.2 ADMINISTRATION

\r\n\r\nAssistant Departmental Timetable Officer 2010 to 2011
\r\nAssistant ARIS Coordinator and Examination Officer 2010 to date

\r\n\r\n4.0 RESEARCH AND TEACHING AND CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

\r\n\r\n4.1 RESEARCH

\r\n\r\nFrom June 2013 to date, I am participating in a research titled “Integrating constructed wetlands technology with urban agriculture and fish farming for improved agricultural productivity through use of recycled wastewater” under a government funding through Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH).

\r\n\r\nFrom June 2012 to date, I am participating in a research titled Integrating Agriculture and Aquaculture for Increased Farm Productivity under a government funding through Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH).

\r\n\r\nM.Sc. Final Year Project;    April 2010-June 2010

\r\nSite;        SCAPA FISH FARM UGANDA
\r\nTitle;         “Practical feed formulation and growth performance of        African catfish Clarias    gariepinus Burchell, 1822 in

\r\n\r\nFrom May 2008 to July 2009 worked with CRTR (Coral Reef Targeted Research) Project where my role was to assess the availability of phytoplankton on sites overlying the corals.\r\nUganda.”

\r\nB.Sc. Final Year Project;    September 2006-May 2007\r\nSite;        Kunduchi
\r\nTitle;         “Effect of Sewage on Growth and Survival \r\n   of Terebralia palustris in planted
\r\n   Mangroves at Kunduchi”

\r\n\r\nFrom July 2006 to April 2008, worked with “PUMPSEA”Peri-Urban Mangrove forests as filters and potential Phytoremediators of domestic Sewage in East Africa’, where my role is to study the effect of domestic sewage on macro fauna.

From 29th January to 21st February 2008, I was involved in collection of data by the National Environment Management Council of Tanzania for a Research titled ‘’State of the Coast’’ where my role was to collect data concerning Coral reefs, Fisheries, Water Quality, Shoreline change and Other Living Resources in Mtwara, Lindi and Kilwa Districts by asking questions to fishers in two villages per District.

\r\n\r\nFrom 5th September 2007 to 4th October 2007, I was involved in collection of data by the University of Dar es Salaam for a Research titled ‘’Biodiversity Inventory of Riverine Fishes of Tanzania: The case Study of Umba, Pangani, Msagasi, Wami, Ruvu, Ruaha and Bubu Rivers’’ where my role was to fish in rivers to get specimens and do clearance in Regional and District offices.

\r\n\r\n\r\n4.2 TEACHING

\r\nUndergraduate courses
\r\nAF 208: Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology,
\r\nAF 301: Aquaculture Systems,
\r\nAF 315: Aquaculture Genetics and Seed Production,
\r\nAF 207: Swimming and Snorkeling
\r\nBIO 352: Aquatic Biology (Part time at Muslim University of Morogoro)

\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n4.3 UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATIONS

\r\nSupervising and examining:
\r\nOmary, R. R. 2014. The effect of temperature on growth of Kappaphycus alvarezii and Eucheuma denticulatum.

\r\nNgonyani, H. 2014. Dynamics of nitrogen and phosphorus among secondary treatment pond, sub surface flow constructed wetland treatment and waste water fed-aquaculture pond in Morogoro.

\r\nEdwin, K. 2014. Effect of different levels of cashew nut leaves (Anacadium occidentale) on growth performance, nutrient utilization, survival and hepatosomatic index of mixed sex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in ponds.

\r\n\r\nSupervised and examined:
\r\nEwald, R. 2013. Comparative study on growth performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed with pelleted and meal feeds. Final year (B.Sc.) Fisheries and Aquaculture project report. 31 pp.

\r\nJumanne, K. 2013. The effect of feeding regime on Oreochromis niloticus growth performance, survival and feed utilization cultured in tanks. Final year (B.Sc.) Fisheries and Aquaculture project report. 27 pp.

\r\nSamwel, P. E. 2013. The determination of the rate of plankton production by using different organic fertilizers in fish ponds. Final year (B.Sc.) Fisheries and Aquaculture project report. 36 pp.

\r\nFransis, C. 2012. Effect of organic and inorganic fertilizers on the growth performance of Oreochromis niloticus in aquaculture tanks. Final year (B.Sc.) Fisheries and Aquaculture project report. 34 pp.

\r\nErastus, R. 2012. Determination of protein and lipids contents in Siganus sutor and Oreochromis niloticus. Final year (B.Sc.) Fisheries and Aquaculture project report. 29 pp.\r\nJohn, M. 2011. A comparison of phosphate, ammonia and dissolved oxygen (DO) levels between Msimbazi and Kizinga Rivers. Final year (B.Sc.) Wildlife Science and Conservation project report. 35 pp.

\r\nMtaki, K. 2011. Analysis of water quality parameters in pond culture of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) at village museum. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental Science and Conservation project report. 22 pp.

\r\nRichard, I. 2011. The abundance and diversity of epifauna on Seagrassess of Mjimwema at Kigamboni. Final year (B.Sc.) Aquatic Environmental Science and Conservation project report. 20 pp.

\r\n\r\n4.4 CONSULTANCY

\r\n\r\nEvaluation on improving marine fish farming in Mtwara district, phase I. Report submitted to SWISSAID Tanzania.

\r\n\r\n\r\n5.0 MEMBERSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL BODIES

\r\n\r\nMember - Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA).

\r\n\r\nMember – Sustainable Aquaculture Research Networks in Sub Saharan Africa (SARNISSA).

\r\n\r\n6.0 PUBLICATIONS

\r\n\r\n1. Amon Paul Shoko, Samwel Mchele Limbu, Hillary Deogratias John Mrosso, Adolf Faustine Mkenda and Yunus Daud Mgaya (2014). Effect of stocking density on growth, production and economic benefits of mixed sex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and African sharptooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in polyculture and monoculture. Aquaculture Research; 1-15: doi:10.1111/are.12463.

\r\n\r\n2. Shoko, A.P., Limbu, S.M., Mrosso, H.D.J., Mgaya, Y.D. (2014). A comparison of diurnal dynamics of water quality parameters in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, Linnaeus, 1758) monoculture and polyculture with African sharp tooth catfish (Clarias gariepinus, Burchell, 1822) in earthen ponds. International Aquatic Research, 6(56): 1-13.

\r\n\r\n3. Gil Penha-Lopes, Fabrizio Bartolini, Samwel Limbu, Stefano Cannicci, Yunus Mgaya, Erik Kristensen, Jose´ Paula (2010). Ecosystem engineering potential of the gastropod Terebralia palustris (Linnaeus, 1767) in mangrove wastewater wetlands - A controlled mesocosm experiment. Environmental Pollution, 158: 258-266.

\r\n\r\n4. Gil Penha-Lopes, Fabrizio Bartolini, Samwel Limbu, Stefano Cannicci, Erik Kristensen and José Paula (2009). Are fiddler crabs potentially useful ecosystem engineers in mangrove wastewater wetlands? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58:1694–1703.

\r\n5. Fabrizio Bartolini, Gil Penha-Lopes, Samwel Limbu, José Paula, and Stefano Cannicci (2009). Behavioural responses of the mangrove fiddler crabs (Uca annulipes and U. inversa) to urban sewage loadings: Results of a mesocosm approach. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58:1860-1867.

\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n6.1 SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPTS

\r\n\r\nSamwel Mchele Limbu, Amon Paul Shoko, Evantuce Dominick Shirima, Hieromin Amon Lamtane, Mary Alphonce Kishe-Machumu, Huruma Fredrick Mgana, Yunus Daud Mgaya (2014). Effect of initial stocking size of the predatory African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) on recruits, growth performance, survival and yield of mixed-sex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in concrete tank culture system. Aquaculture Research, Submitted on 03 April 2014, Manuscript ID is ARE-OA-14-Apr-237. Under review.

\r\n\r\nSamwel M. Limbu (2014) Effect of On-Farm Formulated, Cost-Effective Feeds on Growth Performance, Survival, Nutrient Utilization and Hepatosomatic Index of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) cultured in Earthen Ponds. Aquaculture Nutrition, Submitted on 24-Oct-2013, Manuscript ID is ANU-13-270. Under Review.

\r\n\r\nAmon Paul Shoko, Samwel Mchele Limbu, Hillary Deogratias John Mrosso, Yunus Daud Mgaya (2014). Reproductive biology of female Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus) reared in mon-oculture and polyculture with African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell). Journal of Applied Animal Research, Submitted on 01 January, 2014, Manuscript ID is JAAR-2014-0001. Under review.

\r\n\r\n\r\n7.0 SHORT COURSES, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

\r\n\r\nFrom 6th - 8th February 2014 I attended a stakeholders workshop for M.Sc. curriculum development for Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro.

\r\n\r\nFrom 25th February to 1st March 2013, I was involved in short course titled “Applied Statistics and Ecological Modelling in R” organised and conducted by The Institute of Resources Assessment of the University of Dar es Salaam in Collaboration with Aarhus University of Denmark.

\r\n\r\nOn 6th July 2012 I was involved in training fish farmers a course titled fish farming in the project Integrating Agriculture and Aquaculture for Increased Farm Productivity under a government funding through Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH).

\r\n\r\nFrom 14th to 25th November 2011, I was involved in training trainees on a course titled “Wetland Ecology and Management” organised and conducted by The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries of the College of Natural and Applied Science at the University of Dar es Salaam.

\r\n\r\n\r\nFrom 4th to 8th April 2011, I was involved in training Fisheries Officers on a course titled “Fisheries Management and Fish Farming” organised and conducted by The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries of the College of Natural and Applied Science at the University of Dar es Salaam.

\r\n\r\nFrom 6th to 10th September 2010, I attended a workshop titled Geo-referencing Training of Trainers Workshop at The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology in Dar es Salaam

\r\n\r\nFrom 9th to 20th August 2010, I attended a course titled Molecular Systematic and Conservation at the University of Dar es Salaam

\r\n\r\nFrom 2nd to 17th December 2007, I attended a course titled Scientific Methodologies in Marine Biology a practical approach using tropical intertidal habitats conducted in Pemba, Mozambique.

\r\n\r\nFrom 1st to 4th June 2007, I participated in the First Tanzania Marine Forum held in Dar es Salaam.

\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\nSamwel Mchele Limbu\r\n10/05/2014\r\n

  
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