Maseno University

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Dr. Dickson Owiti                                                       


Fisheries and Natural Resources

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Address: P.O Box 333, Kisumu
  • Ph.D. (Zoology, Fisheries) (1998), Moi University/University of 
    Gottingen, Germany.
  • M.Sc. (Hydrobiology) University of Nairobi (1987).
  • B.Ed. (Science); Botany Zoology & Education (1978 - 1981) University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Ongoing Research:










  1. Owiti, D. O. (1986). Cyclical changes in the histology of the gonad and the biology of catfish, Clarias mossambicus (Peters) in the Nyanza Gulf of Lake Victoria. M.S.c. Thesis, University of Nairobi.
  2. Owiti, D. O. and S. Dadzie (1989). Maturity fecundity and effect of reduced rainfall on the spawning rhythm of a Siluroid catfish, Clarias mossambicus (Peters). Aquacult. Fish. Man. 20: 355-368
  3. Owiti, D. O. (1990). Water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes: a new weed in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Resources Kengo 1(3) 44-45.
  4. Owiti, D. O. (1991). KMFRI-EEC: Regional seminar on recent trends of research of Lake Victoria fisheries 25th-27th September, 1991, Imperial Hotel,  Kisumu Kenya.
  5. Owiti, D. O. (2000). Aquaculture for sustainable food supply and poverty eradication in Lake Victoria Basin. In Conference Proceedings:- Sustainable environmental management for poverty alleviation in the Lake Victoria Basin March 2000, Maseno, Kenya.