Seth Mensah Abobi

Seth Mensah Abobi

Doctoral Candidate

Department: Theoretical Ecology and Modelling
Working Groups: WG Resource Management

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Research interests

- Fisheries biology
- Population dynamics and stock assessment
- Trophic modelling
- Management of inland fisheries resources


Personal Data

Subject of PhD thesis

Fisheries Assessment and Trophic Modelling of Tono, Bontanga and Golinga Reservoirs in Northern Ghana


 Publications

Peer-reviewed journals

Abobi, S.M., and Wolff, M. (2019). West African reservoirs and their fisheries: An assessment of harvest potential. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecohyd.2019.11.004

Abobi, S.M., Mildenberger, T., Kolding, J., and Wolff, M. (2019). Assessing the exploitation status of fisheries resources in Ghana’s reservoirs based on reconstructed catches and length-based bootstrapping stock assessment method. Lake and Reservoir Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/10402381.2019.1616340

Abobi, S.M., Oyiadzo, J.W., and Wolff, M. (2019). Comparing feeding niche, growth characteristics and exploitation level of the Giraffe catfish Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1775) in the two largest man-made lakes of northern Ghana. African Journal of Aquatic Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2019.1628704

Abobi, S.M., and Alhassan, E.H. (2015). A Review of Fisheries-Related Human Migration in the Gulf of Guinea. Journal of Coastal Zone Management 18: 395.doi: 10.4172/jczm.1000395.

Baidoo, K., Abobi, S.M., Agbeko, E. (2015). Ecto-parasites Infestation of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Concrete Ponds in Tamale, Ghana. International Journal of Aquaculture 5(4), pp.1-5. doi:10.5376/ija.2015.05.0004.

Akongyuure, D.N., Abarike, E.D., Atindana, S.A., Adakpeya, M.A.,Atujona, D., Alhassan, E.H., Ampofo-Yehoah, A. and Abobi, S,M. (2015). Chemical Composition and Sensory Evaluation of Wild and Cultured Oreochromis niloticus and Clarias gariepinus in Northern Ghana. Journal of Ghana Science Association 16 (2), pp. 79-89. http://www.ghanascience.org.gh/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Akongyuure-1.pdf.

Abobi, S.M. (2015). Weight-Length Models and Relative Condition Factors of Nine (9) freshwaterfish species from the Yapei Stretch of the White Volta, Ghana. Elixir Appl. Zoology 79, pp. 30427-30431.

Abobi, S.M., Ampofo-Yehoah, A., Kpodonu, T.A., Alhassan, E.H., Abarike, E.D., Atindaana, S.A., Akongyuure, D.N., Konadu, V., and Twumasi, F. (2015). Socio-Ecological Importance of Aquatic Macrophytes to Some Fishing Communities in the Northern Region of Ghana. Elixir Bio Diver 79, pp. 30432-30437.

Abobi, S.M., Alhassan, E.H., and Asare, I.O. (2015). Analysis of the Fecundity and Gonadal stages of African carp, Labeo senegalensis (Valenciennes, 1842) from the White Volta, Ghana. Elixir Appl. Zoology 79, pp. 30438-30443.

Atindana S. A., Mensah, P., Alhassan, E. H., Ampofo-Yeboah, A., Abobi, S. M., Akongyuure, D. N., and Abarike, E. D. (2015). The socio-economic impact of Bui dam on resettled communities: a case study of Lucene and Agbegikuro communities in the Northern Region of Ghana. UDS International Journal of Development 2(1), pp. 45-51.

Akongyuure, D. N., Ayiku, S., Alhassan, E. H., Ampofo-Yeboah, A., Abarike, E. D., Abobi, S. M., and Atindana, S. A. (2015). Fishing gear and fish catch assessment along the Oti River at Agbasakope in Krachi East District of Volta Region, Ghana. UDS International Journal of Development 2(1), pp. 31-44.

Abarike, E.D., Amenyogbe, E., Ampofo-Yeboah, A., Abobi, S. M., Atindana, S. A., Alhassan, E. H., and Akongyuure, D. N. (2015). Exploring the nutrient potential of Nymphaea alba (water lilly) for use as livestock feed. UDS International Journal of Development 2(1), pp. 1-11.

Abobi, S.M., Alhassan, E.H., Abarike, D.E., Ampofo-Yehoah, A., Atindana, S,and Akongyuure, D.N. (2014). Species composition and abundance of freshwater fishes from the lower reaches of the White Volta at Yapei, Ghana. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences 4(4), pp. 1-5.

Alhassan, E.H., Abobi, S.M., Mensah, S., and Boti F. (2014). The spawning pattern, length-weight relationship and condition factor of elephant fish, Mormyrusrume from the Bontanga reservoir, Ghana. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2(2), pp.109-114.

Abobi, S.M., Ekau, W.,Wolff, M., Blay, J. and Campion, B.B. (2013). Catch Per Unit Effort (CPUE) and Water Level Variations in the Lower Reaches of the White Volta River (Yapei), Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(23), pp. 2870-2876.

Abobi, S.M. and Ekau, W. (2013). Length-Weight Relationships and Condition Factors of Alestes baremoze, Brycinus nurse and Schilbe intermedius from the Lower Reaches of White Volta River (Yapei), Ghana. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture 5(6), pp. 152-165.

Abobi, S.M. and Ekau, W. (2013). Growth, Mortalities and Exploitation Rates of Alestesbaremoze (Joannis, 1835), Brycinus nurse (Rüppell, 1832) and Schilbe intermedius (Rüppell 1832) from the lower reaches of the White Volta River (Yapei), Ghana. Journal of Agriculture and Biodiversity Research 2(1), pp. 1-10.

Proceedings

Jaenig, M., P.Tuda, L. Kluger, P. Heron, Rebecca. Borges, G. Castellanos-Galindo, S.M. Abobi, J. Rehren and M. Wolff. (2018). Ecological core indicators for assessing sustainability of data-deficient small-scale fisheries. ICES Annual Science Conference, 24-27 September 2018, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. (Poster).

Abobi, S.M., K.I Ansong, E.H. Alhassan, D.E. Abarike, and D.N. Akongyuure (2015). Comparative study of the growth, mortality and exploitation rate of Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus, 1758) from Black Volta (Buipe) and White Volta (Yapei). In: Proceedings of 29th Biennial Conference of the Ghana Science Association held at the University for Development Studies, Tamale Campus 3rd – 7th August. (Oral).

Akongyuure, D. N., E. D. Abarike, S. A. Atindana, M.A. Adakpeya, D. Atujona, E. H. Alhassan, A. Ampofo-Yeboah and S. M. Abobi (2015). Chemical composition and sensory evaluation of wild and cultured Oreochromis niloticus and Claras gariepinus in Northern Ghana. In: Proceedings of 29th Biennial Conference of the Ghana Science Association held at the University for Development Studies, Tamale Campus 3 rd – 7th August. (Oral).

Ampofo-Yeboah, A., G. Quarcoo, J. E. Annan, S. M. Abobi, E. H. Alhassan, S. A. Atindaana, E. D. Abarike and D. N. Akongyuure (2014).Microbial analysis of grilled Tilapia fish and their processing practices in the Tamale Central Sub-Metro of Tamale Metropolis, Ghana.In: Proceedings of the 2014 UDS Annual Interdisciplinary Conference held at the UDS International Conference Centre, Tamale campus 3rd – 4 th September. (Oral).

Alhassan, E. H., F. Asumang, D. N. Akongyuure, A. Ampofo-Yeboah, , E. D. Abarike, S. M. Abobi and S. A. Atindana (2014). Growth and exploitation of two major cichlids in Golinga reservoir in Northern Region of Ghana. In: Proceedings of the 2014 UDS Annual Interdisciplinary Conference held at the UDS International Conference Centre, Tamale campus 3rd – 4th September. (Oral).

Thesis

Abobi, S.M (2012). Fisheries of the Lower Reaches of the White Volta River at Yapei, Northern Region of Ghana. MSc. Thesis, International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology, Universität Bremen, Germany, 77 p.