Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research

Research Work

Certification of Turtle Extruder Device (TED) and Bycatch Reduction Device (BRD) with the United States government

Coastal erosion and ocean dynamics monitoring at Seme, Yovoyan, Olomometa, Lekki and Orimedu beaches, Lagos state, Nigeria

Collaboration with European Union on ASTRAL (All Atlantic Ocean Sustainable, Profitable and Resilient Aquaculture) with the goal to increase value & sustainability for integrated multi-tropic aquaculture (IMTA) production

Collaboration with THE NIPPON FOUNDATION on NF-POGO (Partnership for Observation of Global Ocean) on early scientist training and data collection

Design, fabrication and patented NIOMR fish smoking kiln with a capacity of 25kg, 50kg, 100kg and 250kg. Design and fabrication of NIOMR/WAAPP 50kg detachable. Solar powered with oil collector fish smoking kiln

Development of Broodstock of Macrobranchium Vollenhoeni in concrete tanks

Development of mass production techniques for the fingerlings of clarias gariepinus and the hybrid of claria sp and Heterobranchus sp
Development, improvement and cultivation of Oysters C. gasar for local and export market
Ecological Assesment of Lagos Lagoon
Establishment of toxicity ranking for common heavy metals in the Nigerian environment and susceptibility ranking of some estuarine animals to intoxication by the identified metals
Geological and Geophysical survey (bathymetry, current and sediment) of Lagos Lagoon, Benin Escravos, Forcados
Identification and constant monitoring of erosion – prone sites along the country’s entire coastline
Identification and location of Atlantic croaker, Pomadasys commersonnii , red snapper, the Crevalle jack, the Lantern Fish and the sea cucumbers along the Nigeria waters
Identification of the sources, distribution and biological effects of some inorganic and organic pollutants and industrial effluents
Mapping of dead coral banks on the western Nigerian continental shelf
Nationwide man power development
Nutritional and Anti-nutritional composition of cassava leaf proteinconcentrates from six cassava varieties
Partnering with Indian government to train staff on fishing technology and fisheries resources
Partnership with GMES on follow up continental initiative of Africa Monitoring of the Environment for sustainable development
Partnership with IOI Malta on socioeconomic studies of fishing communities
Qualitative investigation of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton around Lagos Harbor, Southwest Nigeria
Successful execution of integrated rice cum fish farming
Survey of heavy minerals in Nigerian Coastal waters for possible identification of economic mineral deposits
The effect of Protein levels on the growth performance of Tilapia fed blood meal based diet