Aquatic






        Prof. P.O.J. Bwathondi
TEACHING
\r\n TEACHING AND SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE
\r\n1. 1971 Taught Biology and Chemistry at Mzumbe Secondary School, Morogoro.

\r\n2. 1971 1983 Taught Zoology, Marine Biology, Fisheries and Parasitology at the\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam raising from tutorial assistant in 1971 to associate\r\nProfessor 1982.

\r\n3. Supervised students for higher degrees: One student Ph.D. on Prawn of Zanzibar;\r\nOne student M.Sc. on Prawns of Dar es Salaam, One student M.Sc. on Mangrove\r\ncrabs of Dar es Salaam, One student M.Sc. on Oyster of Dar es Salaam and one\r\nstudent M.Sc. on Rastrelliger kanagurta in Zanzibar. All students were registered\r\nwith the University of Dar es Salaam.

\r\n4. 2007- present teaching undergraduate courses: AF 205 Seed and Larval Production\r\nand AF 308 Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension at the University of Dar es Salaam.TEACHING
\r\nTeaches Fish nutrition and Feed Technology as well as Seed and Larval Production

\r\n\r\nUndergraduate courses:

\r\nAF 208 Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology 3 Units: Taught during 2nd semester
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\r\n \r\nObjectives:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
\r\n Identify fish feed requirements
.\r\n Formulate and produce feeds.\r\n

\r\nSynopsis:
\r\n(i) Food and feeding: Concepts of feeding. Types of feeds (natural and artificial feeds). Digestion and absorption. Nutritional requirements: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, and minerals. Metabolism. Conversion rates. Nutrient deficiencies.
\r\n(ii) Feed formulation and techniques: Feed formulation. Feed analysis. Manufacturing techniques for different types of feeds: dry, wet, semi-moist, frozen, extruded, pelleted and microencapsulated.
\r\n(iii) Preservation and storage: Feed preservation, transportation and storage. Feeding regimes.\r\n

\r\nDelivery: 30 lecture hours and 45 hours of practicals. \r\n\r\nAssessment:
Essays and tests 15%; mid-semester examination 25%; and final examination 60%.

\r\n\r\nKey Textbooks:
\r\n1. De Silva, S.S. and T.A. Anderson 1998. Fish Nutrition in Aquaculture. Chapman & Hall. London. 319 pp.
\r\n2. Halver, J.F. 1989. Fish Nutrition. 2nd Edition. Academic Press, San Diego. 789 pp.\r\n

\r\nReference Books:
\r\n1. Hertrampf, J.W. and Piedad-Pascual, F. 2000. Handbook on Ingredients for Aquaculture Feeds. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. 573 pp.
\r\n2. Jansman, A.J.M. 1995. Fish Feeds Formulation and Technology.
\r\n3. Jauncey, K. 1998. Tilapia Feeds and Feeding. Pisces Press Ltd.
\r\n4. Lovell, T. 1989. Nutrition and Feeding of Fish. Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 260 pp.
\r\n5. National Research Council. 1983. Nutrients Requirements of Warm Water Fishes and Shellfishes. National Academy Press, Washington D.C. Stirling, Scotland. 241 pp.
\r\n6. Tacon, A.G.J. 1990. Feeding Practices. Standard Methods for the Nutrition and Feeding of Farmed Fish and Shrimps. Vol. 3. Argent Laboratories Press. Redmond, Washington.\r\n\r\n

\r\n\r\nAF 308 Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension 2 Units: Taught during 1st semester\r\n

\r\nObjectives:
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
\r\n Define extension education and state its importance to participatory fisheries extension programmes.
\r\n Describe the communication process and its application to fisheries.
\r\n State and apply common extension teaching methods.
\r\n Design, produce and use communication media appropriately.

\r\n\r\nSynopsis:
\r\n(i) Philosophy and functions of aquaculture extension: Definition, Need, scope, objectives and principles of fisheries and aquaculture extension education. Aquaculture extension services in national development.
\r\n(ii) Extension and the aquaculture technology transfer systems: diffusion and management of innovations. Identification of target individual/group, opinion leaders and public sensitization. Problem identification and strategy formulation
\r\n(iii) Teaching learning process in aquaculture extension: Definition, Selection and use of fisheries extension teaching methods. Discussions, demonstrations, visits, talks, meeting and conferences. Design, production/selection, use and evaluation of the communications media used in fisheries extension. Objects, still and motion picture, audio, video, television and printed material.
\r\n(iv) Role of women, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and community based organizations (CBOs) in fisheries and aquaculture extension.

\r\n\r\nDelivery: 15 lecture hours and 45 hours of practicals. \r\n

\r\nAssessment: Essays and tests 15%; mid-semester examination 25%; and final examination 60%. \r\n

\r\nTextbooks:
\r\n1. Cowx, I.G. 1992. Aquaculture Development in Africa. Training and Reference Manual for Aquaculture Extensionists. Commonwealth Secretariat, London. 423 pp.
\r\n2. Townsley, P. 1996. Rapid Rural Appraisal, Participatory Rural Appraisal and Aquaculture. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 358: 109 pp.
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\r\nAQ 331 Contemporary Topics in World Fisheries and Aquatic Science 2 Units: Taught during 2nd semester (Teaching shared with Dr Julius Francis)

\r\nObjective:
To introduce students to literature survey for current trends and issues at the cutting edge of aquatic environment and conservation. \r\n

\r\nSynopsis:
An in-depth literature survey of contemporary studies in Aquatic environmental conservation and biology leading to preparation and presentation of a seminar paper. Topics may include causes and consequences of loss of biological diversity; climate change and loss of biological diversity; biological diversity evaluation, monitoring and conservation of biological diversity; restoration ecology; water and costal areas use conflicts, politics and biological diversity.\r\n

\r\nDelivery: 30 lecture hours and 45 hours of practical classes. \r\n

\r\nAssessment:
Essay and tests 15%; mid-semester examination 25%; final examination 60%.

\r\n\r\nKey Textbooks:
\r\n1. Sadar, M.H. 1996. Environmental Impact Assessment, 2nd Edition. Francophone secretariat, International Association for Impact Assessment. 191 pp.

\r\n\r\nReference Books:
\r\n1. Montgomery, D.R., G.E. Grant and K. Sullivan. 1995. Watershed Analysis as a Framework for Implementing Ecosystem Management. Water Resources Bulletin 31 (3): 369-386.
\r\n2. Naiman, R.J. and R.E. Bilby (eds.). 1998. River Ecology and Management. Springer-Verlag, New York. \r\n\r\n
  
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