Dr. Olawumi Oluwafunmilola Fapohunda
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Dr. Olawumi Oluwafunmilola Fapohunda

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Management, Ekiti State University, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Fisheries Management from Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

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Prof. Olawumi Oluwafunmilola Fapohunda is currently working at Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Management, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Ekiti-State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. She holds a Ph.D. in Fisheries Management from Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. She is a member of many associations such as Fisheries Society of Nigeria, Pan African Fish and Fisheries Association, Third World Organization for Women in Science, International Association of Aquaculture Economics and Management, National Association of Women Academics, Business and Professional Women Association, Farm Management Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team, fellow of African Scientific Institute. She has published 3 thesis, 3 books, edited 5 books, 8 papers in conference proceedings and 30 research articles in journals contributed as author /co-author. She also attended a number of international conferences and scientific meetings over the years.

Area of Interest:

Marine Life Sciences
Aquaculture Management
Fish Nutrition
Fish Economics
Fish Processing

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Olawumi F., A. Israel and E. Ibiyemi, 2020. Nutrtional assessment of hetero-clarias and oreochromis niloticus under two drying preservation methods. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 70-75.
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  2. Adebayo, I.A., O.O. Fapohunda and R. Saka, 2016. Insecticidal activity of essential oils from three plant seeds against Dermestes maculates (Beetle) in smoke dried Clarias gariepinus (Catfish). J. Res. Agric. Sci., 4: 83-88.
  3. Adebayo, I.A., O.O. Fapohunda and A.O. Ajibade, 2016. Evaluation of nutritional quality of Clarias gariepinus from selected fish farms in Nigeria. Am. J. Food Nutr. Res., 3: 56-62.
  4. Daramola, O.F., O.A. Oyelade, J.O. Akinyoade and O.O. Fapohunda, 2014. Fish production a means of alleviating poverty in Nigeria: A case study of Moba Local Government Area (LGA) of Ekiti State. Adv. Agric. Sci. Eng. Res., 4: 1621-1630.
  5. Adebayo, I.A., O.O. Fapohunda and O.F. Daramola, 2014. Assessment of inland fisheries activities in Ero reservoir and effect on socio-economic status of immediate communities. Afr. J. Agric. Res. Dev., 11: 85-91.
  6. Fapohunda, O.O., 2013. Evaluation of Full-Fat and Defatted Maggot Meal. LAP Publishers, Germany.
  7. Fapohunda, O.O., 2012. Evaluation of processed soybean meal in the feeding of Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. J. Anim. Sci. Adv., 2: 244-249.
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  8. Fapohunda, O.O., 2012. Economic analysis of smoked fish marketing in Owo local government area of Ondo state. Cont. J. Fish. Aquatic Sci., 6: 38-46.
  9. Fapohunda, O.O., 2012. Biotechnical and Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Aquaculture Production. LAP Publishers, Germany.
  10. Adebayo, I.A. and O.O. Fapohunda, 2012. Assessment of fish seed multiplication in some local government areas of Ekiti-State, Nigeria with reference to African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Nig. J. Farm Manage., 13: 41-44.
  11. Fapohunda, O.O., 2011. Bio-technical factors affecting aquaculture production in Ondo-State, Nigeria. J. Agric. Rural Dev., 6: 9-22.
  12. Fapohunda, O.O. and T. Falaki, 2011. Growth performance of gold Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus) fed live and formulated diets. Int. J. Agric. Food Sci., 2: 134-142.
  13. Fapohunda, O.O. and F.O. Abulude, 2011. Changes in African catfish Clarias gariepinus exposed to extracts of Derris elliptica (Rotenone). Int. J. Res. Agric., 3: 135-141.
  14. Fapohunda, O.O., 2010. Exploitation of homestead fish farming as a profitable venture in Ondo-State, Nigeria. Int. J. Agric., 2: 33-37.
  15. Fapohunda, O.O., F.O. Abulude and A.O. Adeyemi, 2009. Histopathological changes of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) exposed to extracts of Derris elliptica (Rotenone). J. Agric. Soc. Res., 9: 10-17.
  16. Fapohunda, O.O., 2008. Evaluation of roasted or boiled groundnut cake meals in the feeding of clariid catfish Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. Cont. J. Fish. Aquatic Sci., 2: 23-30.
  17. Fapohunda, O.O. and R. Godstates, 2007. Biometry and composition of fish species in Owena Reservoir, Ondo-State, Nigeria. J. Central Eur. Agric., 8: 99-104.
  18. Ojo, S.O., O.A. Fagbenro and O.O. Fapohunda, 2006. Productivity and technical efficiency of aquaculture production: A stochastic frontier production function approach. J. World Aquacult. Soc., 37: 18-23.
  19. Fapohunda, O.O., 2006. Possible Business Opportunities in Nigeria: Integrated Farming. In: Introduction to Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria, Omotoso, F. (Ed.). University of Ado-Ekiti Press, Nigeria, ISBN: 978-8131-09-3, pp: 163-177.
  20. Fapohunda, O.O. and M. Ogunkoya, 2006. Effect of smoke-drying on the proximate composition of Tilapia zilli, Parachanna obscura and Clarias gariepinus obtained from Akure, Ondo-State, Nigeria. Anim. Res. Int., 3: 478-480.
  21. Abulude, F.O., O.O. Fapohunda and B.E. Awanlemhen, 2006. Distribution of macro minerals in four prawns from the coastal water of Ondo-State, Nigeria. J. Fish. Int., 1: 70-72.
  22. Abulude, F.O., O.O. Fapohunda and B.E. Awanlemhen, 2006. Determination of some heavy metals in Procambaris clakii, Palaenon sp., Macrobrachium vollenhovenii and Penaeus notalis from the coastal waters of Ondo-State, Nigeria. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 38-41.
  23. Mikolasek, O., J. Lazard, O. Fagbenro, C.H. Moulin, C. Pariselle, R. Taurine and O. Fapohunda, 2005. The place of pisciculture within agricultural systems in the Akure region, Ondo-State, Nigeria. Applied Trop. Agric., 10: 93-100.
  24. Fapohunda, O.O., 2005. Utilization of processed maggot meal and sunflower meal in African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) fry diets. J. Sustain. Trop. Agric. Res., 14: 8-12.
  25. Fapohunda, O.O., 2005. Evaluation of processed cottonseed meals in the feeding of clariid catfish, Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 4: 557-559.
  26. Fagbenro, O.A., L.C. Nwanna, E.O. Adeparusi, O.T. Adebayo and O.O. Fapohunda, 2005. An Overview of the Animal Feed Industry and Dietary Substitution of Feedstuffs for Farmed Fish in Nigeria. In: Crops: Growth, Quality and Biotechnology (Current Status and Future Prospects), Dris, R. (Ed.). WFL Publisher, Helsinki, Finland, ISBN: 952-91-8601-0, pp: 91-107.
  27. Balogun, A.M., Fapohunda and S.O. Ojo, 2005. Analysis of productivity of bio-technical factors and technical efficiency of aquaculture production in Ondo State, Nigeria. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 4: 535-539.
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  28. Fasakin, E.A, A.M. Balogun and O.O. Ajayi, 2003. Evaluation of full-fat and defatted maggot meals in the feeding of clariid catfish Clarias gariepinus fingerlings. Aquacult. Res., 34: 733-738.
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