Early Development of the Fish Populations and Fisheries of Volta Lake

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Willis A. Evans and
  2. John Vanderpuye

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0114

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Evans, W. A. and Vanderpuye, J. (1973) Early Development of the Fish Populations and Fisheries of Volta Lake, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0114

Author Information

  1. Volta Lake Research Project, Akosombo, Ghana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Fish stocks;
  • Herbivores and piscivores;
  • Semipelagic and benthic omnivores;
  • Stock assessment;
  • Tilapia;
  • Volta Lake

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Description of Volta Lake and its Fishery

  • Research Methods Employed

  • Results

  • Conclusions