Ecological Comparison of the Preimpoundment and Postimpoundment Fish Faunas of the River Niger and Kainji Lake, Nigeria

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. A. Lelek and
  2. A. El-Zarka

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0655

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Lelek, A. and El-Zarka, A. (1973) Ecological Comparison of the Preimpoundment and Postimpoundment Fish Faunas of the River Niger and Kainji Lake, Nigeria, 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/GM017p0655

Author Information

  1. Undp/Fao Kainji Lake Research Project, Lagos, Nigeria

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:

  • Downstream riverine;
  • Fish fauna;
  • Impoundment;
  • Kainji Lake;
  • River Niger

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Methods Employed

  • Area Under Examination

  • Changes of the Fish Fauna in the Lake

  • Factors of Distribution of Fish

  • Changing Fisheries Below the Dam

  • Downstream Riverine Fish Catch

  • Composition of the Downstream Riverine Catch

  • Summary