Ecological impact of brewery effluent on the Ikpoba river, Nigeria, using the fish communities as bio-indicators

@article{Ogbeibu2002EcologicalIO,
  title={Ecological impact of brewery effluent on the Ikpoba river, Nigeria, using the fish communities as bio-indicators},
  author={A. E. Ogbeibu and P. U. Ezeunara},
  journal={Journal of Aquatic Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={17},
  pages={35-44}
}
  • A. E. Ogbeibu, P. U. Ezeunara
  • Published 2002
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Aquatic Sciences
  • 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). Malapterurus electricus and Syndontis nigrita were dominant. Six species were present in station 2 but absent in station 1. Mastacembelus leonnbergii is being reported for the first time in the Ikpoba River. The overall abundance of the fish species was significantly higher (P Key words : Nigeria… CONTINUE READING
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