E-ISSN 2676-2862 | ISSN 2676-2854

JFCoM is a regional journal that specifically addresses scientific research on fisheries and coastal environmental sector of Africa. The Journal publishes papers on applied or scientific research relevant to fisheries science, aquaculture (freshwater, brackish water and marine aquaculture) and physical/social aspects of the coastal environment. Papers from non-traditional transdisciplinary scientific areas such as sustainability science, climate change, social-ecological systems, ethnographical studies, conservation and restoration research related to fisheries and the coastal environment are also welcome...

2020, Vol: 2, Issue: 1

J. Fish. Coast. Mgt

    Short Communication

  • Estimating accurate rope length to minimize wastage in cultch construction for mangrove oyster farming
    Ernest Obeng Chuku, Isaac Osei
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2020; 2(1): 34-40
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20200407063121

  • Original Research (Original Article)

  • Habitat distribution, species composition and size structure of penaeid shrimps (Decapoda: Dendrobranchiata: Penaeidae) in inshore waters of Ghana
    Paulina Okpei, Joseph Aggrey-Fynn , Isaac Okyere
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2020; 2(1): 23-33
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20200510021108

  • Demographic and profitability analyses of the West African mangrove oyster (Crassostrea tulipa) fishery in the Densu delta, Ghana
    Isaac Kofi Osei, Kobina Yankson, Edward Adzesiwor Obodai
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2020; 2(1): 12-22
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190528122752

  • Understanding the neglected shellfish fishery of the Keta Lagoon, Ghana
    Benjamin Apraku Gyampoh, Goddey Atitsogbui , Kwasi Adu Obirikorang
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2020; 2(1): 1-11
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190902060103

  • Effects of Tidal Exposure on Bivalve Molluscs: First Stab at the Case of West African Mangrove Oyster (Crassostrea tulipa) in Benya Lagoon, Elmina, Ghana
    Jacob Cohen, Kobina Yankson, Emmanuel Acheampong, Daniel Wubah
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2020; 1(1): 35-42
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20200317105716

  • Occurrence and food habits of the bagrid catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède, 1803) in the Pra River Estuary, Ghana
    Isaac Okyere, Eunice Efua Boahemaa-Kobil
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2020; 1(1): 29-34
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190315071516

  • Potential for the culture of Tilapia guineensis (Bleeker, 1862): A comparative growth performance with Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in a fresh water pond
    Amos Asase, Emmanuel Sesi Acolatse, Alexander Kyeremeh Apraku, Justice Eric Darko
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2019; 1(1): 24-28
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190401124703» Cited: 1

  • Implications of the deteriorating environmental conditions of River Pra estuary (Ghana) for marine fish stocks
    Isaac Okyere
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2019; 1(1): 18-23
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190315062201

  • Mangrove oyster farming: Prospects as supplementary livelihood for a Ghanaian fishing community
    Bright Asare, Edward A. Obodai, Emmanuel Acheampong
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2019; 1(1): 8-17
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190311090846» Cited: 1

  • Enhancing local fish production through cage aquaculture on the Volta Lake: Impacts on capture fisheries
    Miriam Yayra Ameworwor, Ruby Asmah, Patrick K. Ofori Danson, Michelle N. K. Clottey
    J. Fish. Coast. Mgt. 2019; 1(1): 1-7
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/jfcom.20190313031430