Spatial variation in diversity, distribution, and abundance of macroinvertebrates and their response to physicochemical parameters in River Nyakomisaro, kisii-Kenya

Boston Siriba Jom1*, Reuben Omondi1, Albert Getabu1 and Patrick Orwa2


Aquatic animal and plant diversity of tropical aquatic ecosystems are severely threatened by frequent anthropogenic activities. The study investigated spatial variation in macroinvertebrate community and physicochemical parameters of River Nyakomisaro from July to December 2016. Five sampling sites were selected Read more

Ecosystem integrity of River Kuja based on habitat and fish biotic indices.

Orina N. Enock*, Getabu Albert, Omondi Reuben and Sigei Emmy.


Riverine ecosystems have continuously been compromised by the human activities resulting in a threat to their integrity. There is therefore need for assessment of ecosystem integrity for conservation and management purposes. This has usually been carried out by use of Read more