Dr. Adewale  Nurudeen Olanrewaju

Dr. Adewale Nurudeen Olanrewaju

Deputy Provost/Lecturer I
Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management from University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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Dr. Olanrewaju A. Nurudeen, born in 1979, is a Lecturer I and Deputy Provost (Head of Academic Programmes), at the Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology, Baga, Nigeria. He studied fisheries and wildlife at Federal University of Technology Akure, aquaculture and fisheries management at the University of Ibadan where he received his Ph.D. in 2017. His thesis entitled ‘Bionomics and Biochemical composition of Parachanna obscura Gunther 1861, in Eleyele Reservoir, Ibadan, Nigeria’. He has over 10 years of teaching, research and development experience in fisheries technology and has authored and coauthored over 40 articles in peer reviewed local and international journals with 15 papers in conference proceedings. He teaches Aquatic Ecology, Fisheries Management, Ichthyology and Hyrobiology, and other courses in aquaculture. He has mentored twenty ND and five HND students to completion since 2009. Research interests focus on the development of some selected native freshwater fish species for culture and artificial propagation under control environment. He is a Professional member of Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON), and currently serves as Secretary to the Committee on Fisheries Curriculum and Training of the Association of Nigerian Fisheries Scientists (ANIFS).

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Fish Biology

Selected Publications

  1. Chonco, L., T. Landete-Castillejos, G. Serrano-Heras, M.P. Serrano and F.J. Pu00e9rez-Barberu00eda et al., 2021. Anti-tumour activity of deer growing antlers and its potential applications in the treatment of malignant gliomas. Sci. Rep., 10.1038/s41598-020-79779-w.
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  2. Kareem, O.K., A.N. Olanrewaju and O. Orisasona, 2019. Aspect of reproductive biology of Parachanna obscura, Gunther 1861 in a southwestern Nigerian reservoir. Int. J. Environ. Impacts: Manage., Mitigation Recovery, 2: 272-282.
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  3. Abou Gabal, A.A., E.M.K. Ahmed, S.E. Heba, M.A. Haiam, S. Olakh, A.K. Asma and A.M. Laila, 2018. Optimization of Spirulina platensis biomass and evaluation of its protective effect against chromosomal aberrations of bone marrow cells. Fish. Aqua. J., 10: 1-6.
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  4. Olanrewaju, A.N., O.K. Kareem, R.E. Nyaku and M.T. Tubo, 2017. Length-weight and length-length relationships of Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829) and Raiamas senegalensis (Steindachner, 1870). J. Aquacult. Res. Dev., Vol. S2. 10.4172/2155-9546.S2-011.
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  5. OK, K., A. EK, A. MA, O. AN and O. OB, 2017. Effect of Different Fertilization and Egg De-adhesion Methods on Hatching and Survival of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) Fry. J. Fish. Sci., 10.21767/1307-234x.1000103.
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  6. AN, O., A. EK and K. OK, 2017. Physico-chemical status of eleyele reservoir, Ibadan, Nigeria. J. Aquacult. Res. Dev., 10.4172/2155-9546.1000512.
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  7. OK, K. and O. AN, 2016. Growth patterns and condition factor of Hepsetus odoe (Bloch, 1794) captured in Eleyele Lake, Southwest Nigeria. Fish. Aquacult. J., 10.4172/2150-3508.1000178.
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  8. Olanrewaju, A.N., O.K. Kareem and O. Orisasona, 2015. Cryopreservation: a viable tool for sustainable catfish aquaculture industry in Nigeria. J. Fish. Livestock Prod., 10.4172/2332-2608.1000149.
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  9. Kareem, O.K., E.K. Ajani, O. Orisasona and A.N. Olanrewaju, 2015. The sex ratio, gonadosomatic index, diet composition and fecundity of African pike, Hepsetus odoe (Bloch, 1794) in Eleyele Lake, Nigeria. J. Fisher. Livest. Prod., Vol. 3. 10.4172/2332-2608.1000139.
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  10. Kareem, O.K., A.N. Olanrewaju and O. Orisasona, 2015. Length-weight relationship and condition factor of Chrysichythys nigrodigitatus and Schilbe mystus in Erelu Lake, Oyo State, Nigeria. J. Fish. Livestock Prod., Vol. 3. 10.4172/2332-2608.1000150.
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