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Ecological impact of river impoundment using benthic macro-invertebrates as indicators.
A study of the benthic macroinvertebrates of a fourth order stream in Southern Nigeria was carried out to assess the ecological impact of impoundment. Three stations 1, 2, and 3 were selected from… Expand
Bioaccumulation of the heavy metals in cassava tubers and plantain fruits grown in soils impacted with petroleum and non-petroleum activities.
Using Pollution Load Index and Geoaccumulation Index for the Assessment of Heavy Metal Pollution and Sediment Quality of the Benin River, Nigeria
A study on the characterization of sediment quality was conducted along a stretch of the Benin River, Niger Delta, Nigeria, between June and December, 2011 to evaluate the impact of anthropogenic… Expand
The effects of road and bridge construction on the bank-root macrobenthic invertebrates of a Southern Nigerian stream.
A comparative study was conducted at three stations on a fourth order Nigerian stream to evaluate the effects of a road and bridge construction on the macrobenthic invertebrates of the bank-root… Expand
Gastrointestinal Helminth Parasites Community of Fish Species in a Niger Delta Tidal Creek, Nigeria
A pool of fish species in a Niger Delta tidal creek, Buguma Creek, Nigeria, collected monthly from November 2004 to June 2006, at flood tides, were examined for gastrointestinal helminth parasites.… Expand
Assessing the environmental impacts of oil exploration and production on the water quality of Osse River, Southern Nigeria
The concentrations of some physico-chemical parameters of the Osse River were studied to assess the impacts of Dubri Oil Company operations. Samples were collected between July 2000 and June 2002… Expand
Macrobenthic invertebrates of a stream flowing through farmlands in Southern Nigeria
Abstract Macrobenthic invertebrates of a fourth order stream flowing through farmlands in Southern Nigeria were studied. Fifty-five taxa, comprising a total of 9008 individuals were collected.… Expand
Ecological impact of brewery effluent on the Ikpoba river, Nigeria, using the fish communities as bio-indicators
This study examined the impact of brewery effluent on the fish communities of the Ikpoba River. Out of the 28 species caught, 22 occurred in station 1 and 28 species in station 2 (the control).… Expand
The ecological impact of stream regulation using benthic macroinvertebrates as indicators
A study of the benthic macroinvertebrates of a fourth order stream in southern Nigeria was carried out to assess the ecological impact of stream regulation. Three stations, 1, 2, and 3 were selected… Expand
Concentration of heavy metals in a Niger Delta Mangrove Creek, Nigeria.
The concentration of some heavy metals, Ca, Mg, Fe, Zn, Pb, Cd, Cr, Ni, Hg, and total hydrocarbon content (THC) were assessed in the surface waters of a Niger Delta mangrove creek (Buguma Creek).… Expand