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E-ISSN: 2347-5129, P-ISSN: 2394-0506

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 6, Part C

Ecotroph: A simple model to assess fishing and trophic interactions in Lake Victoria


Fishing loss rate and the fishing mortality, the two important indices that describe the effects of fisheries on the ecosystem
Fig. 1: Fishing loss rate and the fishing mortality, the two important indices that describe the effects of fisheries on the ecosystem

Biomass across trophic levels removed through fishing by different fleets which are long lines, gill nets, small seines and other fishing fleets in Lake Victoria.
Fig. 2: Biomass across trophic levels removed through fishing by different fleets which are long lines, gill nets, small seines and other fishing fleets in Lake Victoria.

The distribution of species biomass across the trophic levels
Fig. 3: The distribution of species biomass across the trophic levels

Biomass flow across trophic levels, in the Lake Victoria ecosystem.
Fig. 4: Biomass flow across trophic levels, in the Lake Victoria ecosystem.

The study area map of Lake Victoria representing the spatial extent of the model
Fig. 5: The study area map of Lake Victoria representing the spatial extent of the model

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