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Dr. Erick Ogello

Dr. Ogello is a KMFRI research scientist currently based in Sangoro Aquaculture Research Station, and is also the Station Coordinator. Dr. Ogello is a specialist in fish live food production, larviculture production and Biofloc Technology (BFT). Dr. Ogello holds a BSc in Fisheries (First Class Honours) from Moi University, Kenya, an MSc in Aquaculture (Great Distinction) from Ghent University, Belgium, and a PhD in Fisheries Science from Nagasaki University, Japan. Dr. Ogello is currently involved in establishment of cultivable live food resources, larviculture techniques and biofloc aquaculture initiatives aimed at improving national food security through aquaculture value chain linkages.

KMFRI Sangoro Aquaculture Research Station
Aquacultre
Fish live food, larviculture production and biofloc technology
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erick.ogello@gmail.com

PhD. Fisheries Science 
MSc. Aquaculture (Great Distinction)
BSc. Fisheries (First Class Honours)

  • Ogello EO, Wullur S, Sakakura Y, Hagiwara A. 2018. Composting fishwastes as low-cost and stable diet for culturing Brachionus rotundiformis Tschugunoff (Rotifera): influence on water quality and microbiota. Aquaculture, 486: 232–239
  • Ogello EO, Kembenya, EM, Githukia CM, Aera, CN, Nyamweya, CS. and Munguti, JM. 2017. Substitution of fish meal with sunflower seed meal in diets for nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L) reared in earthen ponds. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 29(1):81-99
  • Ogello EO, Sakakura, Y. and Hagiwara 2016. Culturing Brachionus rotundiformis Tschugunoff(rotifera) using dried foods: application of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA). Hydrobiologia 796: 99 – 110
  • Ogello EO, Kim H-J, Suga K. and Hagiwara A. 2016. Life table demography and population growth of the rotifer Brachionus angularis in Kenya: influence of temperature and food density, African Journal of Aquatic Science, 41(3):329-336
  • Ogello EO. and Munguti JM 2016. Aquaculture: a promising solution for food insecurity, poverty and malnutrition in Kenya. African Journal of Food Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 16 (4): 11332 – 11351
  • Ogello EO, Kembenya EM, Obiero KO. and Munguti JM. 2016. Effects of Nicotina tobacum (Linnaeus) on the survival and behavioral response of the freshwater leeches, Hirudinaria, International Journal of Aquatic Sciences 7(1):1-6
  • Ogello EO. and Hagiwara A. 2015. Effects of chicken manure extract on the population growth, mixis induction and body size of the freshwater rotifer Brachionus angularis Gosse 1851. Asian Fisheries Science 28:174-185
  • Ogello EO, Munguti JM, Sakakura Y. and Hagiwara A. 2014. Complete replacement of fish meal in the diet of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) grow-out with alternative protein sources. A review. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (8): 962 – 978
  • Ogello EO, Nyonje BM. and Van Stappen G. 2014. Genetic differentiation of Artemia franciscana (Kellogg, 1906) in Kenyan coastal salt-works. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (4): 1154-1164
  • Ogello EO, Kembenya E, Githukia CM, Nyonje BM. and Munguti JM. 2014. The occurrence of the brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana (Kellog 1906) in Kenya and the potential economic impacts among Kenyan coastal communities. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1 (5): 151-156
  • Ogello EO, Safina M, Aura CM, Abwao JO and Munguti, 2014. A critical appraisal of feasibility of tilapia production in earthen ponds using biofloc technology, a review. International Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 5 (1): 21-39
  • Ogello EO, Frank TM, Munguti JM, Nyonje BM. and Charro-Karisa H. 2013. Can integrated livestock-fish culture be a solution to East African food insecurity? African Journal of Food Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 13 (4): 1 – 22
  • Ogello EO, Obiero KO. and Munguti JM. 2013. Lake Victoria and the common property debate: is the tragedy of the commons a threat to its future? Lakes, Reservoirs and Ponds, 7 (2): 101-126
  • Ogello EO, Omondi R, Opiyo M, Charro-Karisa H. and Aura CM. 2012. Survival and avoidance response of the freshwater gastropod Melanoides tuberculatus (Muller) to different concentrations of tobacco waste. Aquaculture Research, 43: 1571–1576
  • Ogello EO and Opiyo MA. 2011. A review of the African catfish production in Kenya: Opportunities and challenges. In Aquaculture development in Kenya towards food security, poverty alleviation and wealth creation. Samaki News, Vol. VII. No. 1. October 2011
  • Abwao JO,Boera PN, Munguti JM, Orina PS. and Ogello EO. 2014. The potential of periphyton based aquaculture for Nile tilapia production. A review. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 2(1): 147-152
  • Abwao JO, Boera P, Musa S, Munguti JM. and Ogello EO. 2014. Effect of different artificial diets on the culture potential of Labeo victorianus (Boulenger, 1909) reared in aquaria. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2(11): 246-252
  • Abwao J, Safina M, Ondiba R, Ogello E, and Obiero K. 2017. Effect of replacing marine protein with hydrolyzed feather meal on growth, apparent digestibility and body composition of juvenile tilapias; Oreochromis mossambicus (peters, 1852) International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 5(6): 242-250
  • Aera CN, Migiro KE, Ogello EO, Githukia CM, Yasindi A, Outa N. and Munguti JM. 2014. Length-weight relationship and condition factor of common carp, Cyprinus carpio in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. International Journal of Current Research, 6(9):8286-8292
  • Aura MC, Musa S, Ogello EO, Otwoma LM, Wainaina M. and Kundu R. 2011. Methane emissions from swampy and riverine coastal wetlands: influence of open and macrophyte infested areas. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management, 16 (4): 265 - 272.
  • Githukia CM, Ogello EO, Kembenya E, Achieng’ AO. and Munguti JM. 2015. Comparative growth performance of monosex (Males) and mixed sex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus ) reared in earthen ponds. Croatian Journal of Fisheries, 73: 20-25
  • Kembenya EM, Munguti JM. and Ogello EO. 2014. The Length-weight relationship and condition factor of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) broodstock at Kegati aquaculture research station, Kisii, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (5): 777-782
  • Kembenya EM, Ogello EO, Gathukia CM, Aera CN, Omondi R. and Munguti JM. Seasonal changes of length-weight relationship and condition factor of five fish species in Lake Baringo, Kenya. International Journal of sciences: Basic and Applied Research, 14 (2):130-140
  • Munguti JM, Mugiranea JK and Ogello EO. 2014. An overview of Kenyan aquaculture sector; current status, challenges and opportunities for future development. Fisheries and Aquatic sciences, 17 (1): 1-11
  • Munguti JM, Safina M, Orina PS, Kyule DN, Opiyo MA, Charo-Karisa H. and Ogello EO. 2014. An overview of Kenyan fish feed industry and feed management practices: current status, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1 (6): 128-137
  • Munguti JM, Ogello EO, Liti D, Waidbacher H, Straif M and Zollitsch W. Effects of pure and crude papain on the utilization and digestibility of diets containing hydrolysed feather meal by Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (6): 809-822
  • Munguti JM, Charo-Karisa H, Opiyo MA, Ogello EO, Marijani E, Nzayisenga L. and Liti D. 2012. Nutritive value and availability of commonly used feed ingredients for farmed Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus ) and African catfish (Clarias gariepinus, burchell) in Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. African Journal  of Food Agriculture, Nutrition and Development,  12 (3): 1 - 22
  • Musa S, Orina PS, Aura CM, Kundu R. Ogello EO. and Munguti JM 2014. The Effects of dietary protein and greenhouse on growth performance, behavior and fecundity in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) broodstock. International Journal of Science and Research, 3(10):2271-2278
  • Musa S, Aura CM, Ogello EO, Omondi R, Charo-Karisa H. and Munguti JM. 2013. Haematological response of African catfish (Clarius gariepinus) fingerlings exposed to different concentrations of tobacco (Nicotina tobaccum) leaf dust. ISRN Zoology Volume 2013, doi.org/10.1155/2013/492613
  • NovriadiR, Djazuli I. H, Ogello EO., Agusnar H, Willis S, and Haw KB. 2014. Aquaherb conditioners: the silver bullet for Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer) and Silver pompano (Trachinotus blochii) protection against Vibriosis. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (7):275 – 284
  • Obiero KO, Abila RO, Njiru MJ, Raburu PO, Achieng AO, Kundu R, Ogello EO, Munguti JM. and Lawrence T. 2015. The challenges of management: Recent experiences in implementing fisheries co-management in Lake Victoria, Kenya. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management, 20: 139–154
  • Opiyo MA, Ogello EO. and Charo-Karisa H. 2013. Effectiveness of sodium bicarbonate as an anaesthetic for different sizes of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus , 1758) Juveniles. International Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 4 (2):14 – 22
  • Opiyo MA, Munguti JM, Ogello EO. and Charo-Karisa H. 2014. Growth response, survival and profitability of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed at different feeding frequencies in fertilized earthen ponds. International Journal of Science and Research, 3(9):893 – 898
  • Kamizono S, Ogello EO, Sakakura Y, Hagiwara A. 2017. Effect of starvation on mixis induction in offspring of the monogonont rotifer, Brachionus manjavacas hatched from resting eggs. Hydrobiologia 796: 93 – 97.
  • Kyule D, Opiyo MA, Ogello E, Obiero KO, Maranga B, Orina P, Charo-Karisa H, Munguti JM. 2016. Determination of fish value added product preferences among the residents of Wote Town, Makueni County, Kenya. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa (2016), 69 - 78. ISSN 0378 – 9721.
  • Nesta K, Ogello EO, Sakakura Y, Hagiwara A. 2018. Fish processing wastes as an alternative diet for culturing the minute rotifer, Proales similis de Beauchamp. Aquaculture Research DOI: 10.1111/are.13707 

Book chapter(s)

  • Aura MC,Musa S, Njiru J, Ogello EO. and Kundu R. 2012. Fish-restocking of lakes in Kenya: should solemnly be an environmental issue, 39-60pp. In: Adoyo, W.A. & Wangai, C.I. African Political, Social and Economic Issues: Kenya Political, Social and Environmental Issues.  NOVA Science Publishers, Inc NewYork. ISBN: 978-1-62081-085-9
  • Orina, E. Ogello, E. Kembenya, C. Githukia, S. Musa, V. Ombwa, V. Mziri, J. Abwao, R. Ondiba, J. Okechi, (2018). Status of cage culture in Lake Victoria, Kenya. KMFRI research report no. AQUA/ FWS/2017-2018/5