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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 105–107.
Published: 02 January 2021
... on its own was already an enormous accomplishment. All presentations were well attended and interesting discussions, albeit brief, developed after each one. Despite the attention for Blue Economy, Blue Growth Initiatives, Blue Bonds, Blue Justice and other such topics, it became clear that many...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 21–26.
Published: 02 January 2021
... finfish form the bulk of the marine production, while shellfish (e.g. prawns, lobsters and crabs), molluscs (e.g. octopi and squids) are underexploited. The Fishery sector has the potential of about USD 5 billion for the Blue Economy in Kenya. Crab fishery in Kenya is active in some areas of the south...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 97–104.
Published: 02 January 2021
... on maximizing benefits from the ocean through Blue Economy concept. Despite the focus to achieve Blue Growth through marine fisheries, the sector is riddled with several challenges that may derail its full realization. Some of the main challenges and possible interventions by the Government of Kenya...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 43–55.
Published: 02 January 2021
... environmental conditions within the scope of Blue Economy growth in this region. This study did not detect any disease or parasite of zoonotic importance. Figure 1. Map of the study site showing various cage establishments and density within the riparian counties of Lake Victoria, Kenya...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 1–2.
Published: 02 January 2021
...Mohiuddin Munawar; Martin Van der Knaap Due to the overwhelming response, GLOW 9 submissions are to be published in two parts. This special issue represents part I and contains 12 papers covering a variety of topics from climate change, Blue Economy, aquaculture, the role of women, and Kenyan...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 3–4.
Published: 02 January 2021
..., the dates of GLOW X cannot be planned as yet. KMFRI financed the participation of numerous Kenyans, provided they submitted a manuscript for presentation well in advance; solely submitting an abstract did not suffice. The subtitle of the Conference: Promoting Blue Economy, Food Security...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (2): 187–196.
Published: 27 May 2009
... (including installation of a constructed wetland area). Resulting improvements have reduced bathing water quality advisories from 66% of days during the swimming season in 2000 to 5% or less in four consecutive years (2005–2008). These improvements to Racine beaches facilitated Blue Wave certification from...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 215–226.
Published: 01 July 2006
... to industrial and urban centres, leaving a declining and aging population of fishers in the industry, particularly where the coastal fisheries are concerned. On the other hand, the offshore fishery is still relatively small though substantial Governmental efforts are being invested in pushing for a “blue water...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 56–63.
Published: 02 January 2021
... to increased jobs, poverty alleviation and food security. The Blue Economy commercialization concept is geared towards transiting aquaculture value chain actors from their current livelihood status to middle income levels pegged at an annual per capita of USD 4,000 ( Table 1 ). Cage culture though a recent...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 64–72.
Published: 02 January 2021
... imply that number of staff does not translate to direct energy for production. Figure 5. Comparison for feed and fish production in Western Kenya. Copyright © 2021 AEHMS 2021 fish Blue Economy sustainability Aquaculture is considered among the fastest growing...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 35–42.
Published: 02 January 2021
... provided a reflection on infrastructural development for the Blue Economy and in their view sustainable development takes place when socio-ecological and environmental considerations are put in the center of the economic dialogue. They use the full spectrum sustainability evaluation tool (FSS...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2020) 23 (4): 500–504.
Published: 01 October 2020
... successful ways of strengthening science-policy-management linkages Breakout Session 2 – Blue economy and an ecosystem approach Breakout Session 3 – Science translation and education Breakout Session 4 – Dealing with uncertainty ...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 27–34.
Published: 02 January 2021
... recruitment overfishing of the crabs. Potentially, the results would have a lot of relevance in terms of uptake, expansion and utilization of the Blue Economy by coastal communities. We tested the hypothesis of no growth and survival rate differences between crabs cultured in bottom and floating cages under...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (4): 378–386.
Published: 02 October 2018
..., office, field work and much more. The partners and potential clients of the Environment Network play a significant role in shaping the results and impact of our work in the community. Over 50 partners are listed below: 8 / 80 Cities 97.7 the Beach FM Blue Mountain Resort Blue...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 82–89.
Published: 02 January 2021
... and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), the State Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Blue Economy (SDF&BE), commercial fish feed companies, fish farmers and the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) (Munguti et al., 2017 ). The existence of fish feed standards has helped feed manufacturers...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (4): 506–520.
Published: 02 October 2018
... partners. Further, greater emphasis needs to be placed on quantifying the value of ecosystem goods and services, how to properly value the natural capital of ecosystems, and place this in the larger context of the “Blue Economy” in the Great Lakes region. Table 2. Selected examples of the economic...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2015) 18 (3): 312–320.
Published: 03 July 2015
... information (Mandrak et al., 2013 a). Locke et al. (2011) proposed that, if a risk assessment was not available, a rapid risk assessment should completed immediately upon detection of a new non-native species to inform time-sensitive management decision such as containment. In 2011, fecund Blue Crab...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (2): 215–225.
Published: 01 January 2000
..., Posolsky and Istoksky shores were 93, 64 and 16gm -3, respectively. According to the specific composition of the assemblages, to quantitative indices, to the blooms of blue-green algae in summer months and to the intensive production of diatom algae in spring and autumn, these shores might be referred...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (3): 285–292.
Published: 03 July 2018
... an internationally recognized Blue Flag designation in 2011. Similar beach remedial actions to reduce impacts from birds and stormwater runoff in Racine, Wisconsin successfully increased beach use by residents and tourists, and expanded the role of the beachfront in the local economy (Kinzelman and McLellan, 2009...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (1): 66–72.
Published: 26 February 2010
... , Y. , Xiong , H. and Zhang , Z. F. 2003 . Nutrients in the Changjiang and its tributaries . Biogeochemistry , 62 : 1 – 18 . Morin , P. J. and Fox , J. W. 2004 . Ecology: Diversity in the deep blue sea . Nature , 429 : 813 – 814 . Officer , C. B...
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