Department of Fisheries


The general philosophy of the Department is to train production-oriented graduates for effective exploitation and management of the fishery resources of our waters and develop the vast brackish water, back swamps, freshwater rivers and swamps, and the marine environment. The programmes are designed to equip students with broad-based practical and functional skills and technical know-how for boosting fish production as well as tackling problems of fisheries development in the Niger Delta and Nigeria at large.


The programme has the aim of training out and turning out:

To develop appropriate academic and mental skills in fisheries as a foundation for development of the fisheries of the Niger Delta.
To turn out practical and production-oriented graduates who will successfully put their skills into operation by establishing and operating their own enterprises in fisheries.
To train personnel capable of teaching and conducting research that would provide relevant and appropriate solution of fisheries development problems of the Niger Delta and improve fisheries productivity in the area.
To prepare students for a career in their respective areas of specialization in fisheries science.

  • The Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies offers the following programmes;
  • i) B.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. ii) Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Fisheries and Aquaculture. iii) Master of Science (MSc.) in Fisheries and Aquaculture.


HOD Fisheries and Aquatic Studies-  Dr. Aghoaghovwia A. Ogaga

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1 Aghoghovwia A. Ogaga Associate Professor view profile
2 Allison Martin Ebisindei Professor view profile
3 Adeyemo Abiodun Oluseye Professor view profile
4 Kingdom Tonbarapagha Professor view profile
5 Charles Commander Tawari Professor view profile
6 Ogonodi Blessing Ebi Assistant Lecturer view profile
7 Binaebi Davidson Edubamo Assistant Lecturer view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 5
Associate Professor 1
Senior Lecturer 2
Lecturer I Nil
Lecturer II Nil
Assistant Lecturer 1
Graduate Assistant 1
Year 1 Male Students    – 61 Female Students    – 106
Year 2 Male Students    – 4 Female Students     – 56
Year 3 Male Students    – 8 Female Students    – 45
Year 4 Male Students    – 25 Female Students    – 33
Year 5 Male Students    – 21 Female Students    – 23


NDU Fisheries and Aquatic Programme

Duration: 5 years

Class Attendance: 70%

Semesters: 10

Male Lecturers: 8

Female Students: 685

Male Students: 950

Female Lecturers: 2