The Aquatic Resources and
Blue Economy Conference (ARBEC), will be held in Kisumu, 
Kenya, in November 2022 

Important conference dates

15th July, 2022 - Abstract submission

28th Nov - 1st Dec 2022 - Conference date

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Kenya Aquatica

KCSAP Project

Miriam Wainaina

Miriam Wainaina
KMFRI Mombasa
Aquaculture (Mariculture)
Aquaculture (Mariculture)
• Zootechnical aspects of (fish larval rearing, early feeding techniques and larval health management). • Aquaculture probiotics

MSc.. Aquaculture University of Ghent, Belgium

MPhil: Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Moi University, Kenya

BSc: Fisheries, Moi University, Kenya

Associate Expert: Environmental Impact Assessment & Auditing,Technical University of Mombasa

Nyonje, BM., Opiyo, MA., Orina, PS., Abwao, J., Wainaina, M., and Charo-Karisa, H. (2018). Status of Brood-stock Management and Fish Seed Production in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development 30 (1) 2018.

Wainaina, M., Baruah, S. Kartik, and Bossier, P. (20197). Efficacy of Bacillus species as probiotics in protecting crustacea larvae against Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS).

Wainaina MW, Kaunda-Arara B., and Njiru JM. (2013). Seasonality in fish assemblage structure in an East African mangrove creek. African Journal of Marine Science. 35(2): 163–173. DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2013.769904

Mulanda, C., Musa, S., Eric, O., Otwoma, L., Wainaina, M, and Kundu, R. (2011). Methane Emissions from Riverine and Swampy Coastal Wetlands: Influence of Open and Macrophyte Infested Areas. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management 16: 265–272. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1770.2011.00485.x



Opiyo, M.A., Charo-Karisa, H.Nyonje, B.Omollo, B., Orina, P.,nWainaina, M., Obiero, K.O., and  Munguti, J.M. (2017). Good aquaculture practices for seed production in Kenya: Tilapia and catfish. Volume 1;49 pp 49.ISBN: 978-9966-100-07-8.

James Mwaluma, David Mirera, Miriam Wainaina, Morine Mukami, Esther Wairimu and Caroline Wanjiru, Jim Anyango, Erick Ogello and Betty Nyonje. (2017). Coastal Aquaculture in Kenya. In Munguti, J. M., Obiero, K. O., Orina, P.S., Musa, S., Mwaluma, J., Mirera, D.O, Ochiewo, J. Kairo, J. and Njiru J. M. (Eds.), State of Aquaculture in Kenya (133 pp). Nairobi, Kenya: Laxpress Services.



Marg I (2014): Cage culture of seaweed Kappaphycus (Small-scale intensive aquaculture): production comparison with the traditional off-bottom technique



  • Member of Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)
  • Member of Sustainable Aquaculture Research Networks In Sub-Saharan Africa (SARNISSA)