Oceanogr. Awosika L., Folorunsho R. (2014) Estuarine and Ocean Circulation Dynamics in the Niger Delta, Nigeria: Implications for Oil Spill and Pollution Management. Diplomarbeit, Univ. A new grography of Nigeria. by major habitat type. Sci., Washington, D.C.: 397–407. No. It is a daily fishery and is carried out all-year around in Okoro river estuary. Within So uth Africa, freshwater abstraction v aries greatl y . This brackish water is what is called estuarine. J. In: Proceedings of operational oceanography and meteorology for the 21st century. Nigerian Inst. Nigerian is the highest, in fact as mentioned earlier this region is the main producer of Nigeria's livestock (cattle, goast, sheep, camels, horses, donkeys). Irvine, F. R., 1947. Adv. Subscription will auto renew annually. B, No. This is combined with co-occurring environmental stressors such as increased temperature and low dissolved oxygen. Subtidal habitats have not yet been accounted for in habitat maps of South African estuaries. ), 1981. Fish community composition and diversity at restored estuarine habitats in Tampa Bay, Florida, United States Samantha J. Schaberg Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL 32653, U.S.A. The Nigerian continental shelf margin, bottom sediments, submarine morphology, and geological evolution. Salinity was recognizable as the key factor responsible for the population dynamics in these habitats. sustenance of the different habitats and life forms in the area. The blackish water is called Estuarine. Trustees, Lond., 526 pp. Within the estuaries, circulation patterns are dictated mainly by the tidal regimes and fluvial flows superimposed on the ebb and flood currents. pp 77-86 | Nigerian Inst. Estuaries of the World. In this study, a novel method for mapping subtidal estuarine habitats, using a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) piloted from a boat, was developed and tested in the Knysna Estuary. Williams, N. V., 1962. In Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, the IUCN estimates that only 100 hippos remain. 1: 289–332. . Longman, Lond., 68 pp. Academic Press, N.Y., 347 pp. Pub Centre for Environment and Development in Africa, pp 21–27, Awosika LF, Collins M, Clay AT (1994) Clay mineralogy variations in the Gulf of Guinea and implications for sediment transport dynamics. Subtidal habitats have not yet been accounted for in habitat maps of South African estuaries. In G. H. Lauff (ed. Oceanogr. Each habitat type supports a variety of species. AAPG Bull 49(V.I):289–332, Awosika LF, Folorunsho R (2005) Fortnightly oscillating surface current patterns observed from Davies drifter offshore the Western Niger Delta Nigeria. Trans. Ecol. Ass. As local communities and management agencies set out to restore New Zealand estuaries, Carolyn Lundquist, Judi Hewitt, and Conrad Pilditch are looking for ways to ensure they succeed. Coastal habitats can vary depending on geographic region. Mangrove swamps and P. aurita colonized the subtidal and mud beaches (Olaniyan, 1975, Dambo, 1985; Dambo 1993). Sampling was conducted at high tide during summer in a highly turbid system, the Gironde estuary, for which primary production and thus food resource at the basis of the food web is strongly limited. Dep. Petrol. Many are threatened species. The food of the demersal fish of a West African estuary. The mixing of salt water and fresh water results in the formation of a brackish water. In G.H. In G. H. Lauff (ed. Notes on West African vegetation, 1. mangrove vegetation at Ikorodu, Western Nigeria. Estuaries: Analysis of definitions and biological consideration. volume 208, pages27–38(1990)Cite this article. Adv. J. anim. 157.230.240.43. Abstract. Habitats associated with estuaries include salt marshes, mangrove forests, mud flats, tidal streams, rocky intertidal shores, reefs, and … Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests. Off. (1999) with important taxa. Joint commission for oceanography and meteorology scientific conference, Halifax, NS, Canada, Awosika LF, Ibe AC (1994) Geomorphic features of the Gulf of Guinea shelf and littoral drift dynamics. ), Estuaries. & S. O. Fagade, 1972. Kinne, O., 1967. The mangrove community is characteristically zoned, but development and distribution of the trees is restricted in view of coastal geomorphic and hydrological processes to the western banks of the estuaries. habitats of the Cross River Estuary. The African Manatee (Trichechus senegalensis) is a species of manatee and is the least studied of the four species of sirenians. In: Proceedings of 8th Biennial international seminar on the petroleum industry and the Nigerian Environment, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 17–21 Nov 1996, Awosika LF, Folorunsho R, Dublin-Green CO, Imevbore VO (2000) Review of the coastal erosion at Awoye and Molume areas of Ondo State. The three main types of estuary habitats include salt marshes, seagrass, and mangroves. In: Proceedings of international symposium on the results of the first IOCEA cruise in the Gulf of Guinea, 17–20 May 1994. John Wiley & Sons, N.Y.: 2–210. Results of a year long study of the distribution of birds across five intertidal estuarine habitats reveal that tide level largely controls use of the habitats by birds. For Pacific salmon, estuaries are typically considered transitional staging areas between freshwater and marine environments, but their potential as rearing habitat has only recently been recognized. Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, P.M.B. In W. Fischer, G. Bianchi & W. B. Scott (eds. This is a preview of subscription content, Allen JRL (1965) Late quaternary Niger Delta and adjacent areas: sedimentary environments and lithofacies. ), Biology of Brackish Waters. Assoc Petrol Geol Bull 56:1975–1983, Evan Hamilton Inc (2001) Nigeria OPTS shallow water current measurement survey; data reports 3 and 4, Ingham MC (1970) Coastal upwelling in the northwestern Gulf of Guinea. 89 pp. Beihfte Nova Hedwigia 70: 500 pp. Dep. 3. A bar-built estuary, a drowned river valley and two river delta estuaries were compared and contrasted to elucidate the impact of some abiotic factors, notably climate, salinity, and oxygen on the distribution of the aquatic fauna and flora. Webb, J. E. & M. B. Hill, 1958. The type of habitat is usually determined by the local geology and climate. estuarine habitat and benthos of the Niger Delta are Tympanotonus fuscatus and Pachymelania aurita. Rap. Fish. This service is more advanced with JavaScript available, The Land/Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone of West and Central Africa The Niger Delta can be rightly described as the estuarine belt or hotspot of Nigeria, having 21 of the country’s 36 estuaries. Functional adaptations of marine organisms. Estuarine definition is - of, relating to, or formed in an estuary. This brackish water is what is called estuarine. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Reed, W., 1967. Architecturally, it contains a series of common curvilinear forms as based on a concentric pattern. Graham and Trotham, London, vol 2, pp 306–361, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014, The Land/Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone of West and Central Africa, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06388-1_7. J. Ecol. The role of estuarine habitats in regulating growth and survival of juvenile penaeid shrimp An ecological study of the Cross River estuary. There are many other key species located in the estuarine and lagoon zones of the sanctuary, including herring, leopard shark, bat ray, harbor seal, Snowy Plover and Brandt's Cormorant. A., 1982. Estuarine habitat is a body of water formed at the coast as a result of the action of tides which mix salt water from sea with fresh water from the land. UNESCO, Paris: 251 pp. The Influence Of Estuarine Habitats On Expression On Life History Characteristics Of Coho Salmon Smolts In South-Central Alaska . Links for Teachers | Links for Students. Ass. The more mixing of salt-water and fresh water resulting to the formation of a blackish water. Migratory birds, such as godwit, use estuaries to rest and find food during their journeys. Pauly, D., 1973. Indiscriminate exploitation is the major ecological problem that have contributed to the loss of Plant and animal species in Nigeria. Olaniyan, C. I. Offshore circulation is predominantly along-shelf and is oscillatory in nature with a fortnightly component. Ass. Physiology of estuarine organisms with special reference to salinity and temperature: general aspects. Ser. The biology of Knysna estuary, South Arica. J. Anim. Blasco, F., 1984. Ibe, A. C., 1984. The fishes and fisheries of the Gold Coast. 12729, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria, You can also search for this author in ), 1–7. Kiel. © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. ), Estuaries. Estuaries are fundamental to many of our coastal fisheries as they provide important habitat for spawning and allow juveniles to grow. Kiel, 88 pp. The marine algae and coastal environment of tropical West Africa. Habitats associated with estuaries include salt marshes, mangrove forests, mudflats, tidal … Diplomarbeit, Univ. Mar. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00008440, Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips, Not logged in Am. Am. The biology of the West shad, Ethmalosa fimbriata (Bowdich) in Lagos Lagoon. Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 (in part. Estuarine fish habitats occur where fresh water from rivers and streams mixes with the salty ocean water. On the fisheries in Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria. Catalogue of the freshwater fishes of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History), 3. Sci., Washington, D.C.: 525–540. Salinity was recognizable as the key factor responsible for the population dynamics in these habitats. Day, J. H., 1967. Salt Marshes Salt Marshes are located in estuaries and along the coast. Dajet, J., 1954. Coastal erosion research programme: Progress report No. NEDECO (Netherlands Engineering Consultants), The Hague, Richardson PL, Reverdin G (1987) Seasonal cycle of velocity in the Atlantic North Equatorial Countercurrent as measured by surface drifters, current meters, and ship drifts. Role of meiofauna in estuarine soft‐bottom habitats* Bruce C. Coull Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine Biology & Coastal Research, Department of Biological Sciences and School of the Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA ( bccoull@sc.edu) The Niger Delta is a fan-shaped sedimentary environment located between the Benin River in the west and the Imo River in the east (longitudes 5o4′00″E and 7o 40′00″E), extending a few kilometres south of the village of Aboh at the point where the Niger bifurcates into several rivers with estuaries opening into the Gulf of Guinea. Washington, TR-193, 92p, Burke KCB (1972) Longshore drift, submarine canyons, and submarine fans Am. Mar. 681, 241: 307–419. In: Diop S., Barusseau JP., Descamps C. (eds) The Land/Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone of West and Central Africa. T. fuscatus occurs in the littoral habitat e.g. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, Lond., 352 pp. In S. C. Snedaker & J. G. Snedaker (eds. PubMed Google Scholar, Amadi, A.A. A comparative ecology of estuaries in Nigeria. Ecological studies of tropical coastlines, 1. Photos of African Manatees are very rare. 2. Habitats with no vegetation, such as shallow mud flats, sand flats and deeper soft substrate areas, are the most common habitats in estuaries. The mixing of salt water and fresh water results in the formation of a brackish water. The Gold Coast, West Africa. Longhurst, A. & W. B. Vernberg, 1981. Forty-eight species of bony fishes were recorded in Lagos Lagoon, the Escravos, and Qua Ibo estuaries and classified by salinity tolerance into stenohaline and euryhaline marine species (66%), and freshwater species (34%). Adv. Oceans Canada. Lawson, G. W. & D. M. John, 1982. Nigeria: its petroleum geology, resources and potentials. Part of Springer Nature. Amadi, A. Hydrobiologia Species composition, distribution, and resource potential of fishes recorded in bottom trawling between 50–200 m depth off the Nigerian coast. Google Scholar. Mar. Tech. Vernberg, F. J. The architecture of the middle belt of Nigeria includes Tiv people, Igalas the Taroks, Beroms, and Baju Kutep. Dissertation, Univ. IFAN-DAKAR, 391 pp. Oceans Canada. Ephemeral estuaries of deltaic environment. Res., Victoria Island, Lagos: 20 pp. Longman, Nigeria, 221 pp. Estuarine Habitats: Where the River Meets the Sea Mangrove Swamps, Salt Marshes, & Seagrasses. Mangrove evolution and palynology. Caspers, H., 1980. Phil. Ass. 37: 297–310. Get PDF (2 MB) Abstract. The following is a list of ecoregions in Nigeria, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). No 10. Lauff (ed. These are formed where gently-sloping shores combine with nutrient-rich sediments washed up by the tides. Tech. fishery, Okoro River estuary, Southeastern Nigeria. The ecology of Lagos Lagoon. Portions of the state’s estuaries that coded as marginal were primarily located in developed watersheds, although a few sites had no … 35: 235–250. The preponderance of marine fish species in estuaries was confirmed, although the wide salinity tolerance of some prolific-breeding Cichlidae from freshwater was noted. Allen, J. R., 1964. Learn more about Institutional subscriptions. A consultancy report for Chevron Nigeria Limited, 75p, Boisvert WE (1967) Major currents in the North and South Atlantic Ocean between 64°N and 60°S, Technical report Hydrogr. The Orinoco Delta. 4: 519–533. Serves as a possible habitat for phytoplankton. Fed. Am. Estuarine habitat is a body of water formed at the coast as a result of the action of tides which mix salt water from sea with fresh water from the land. Eastern Central Atlantic; fishing areas 34, 47 (in part. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. The combination of varying physical and salinity conditions in estuaries results in a number of unique habitat types, occurring in a pattern that reflects the prevailing physical processes. Bull Inst Fr d’Afrique noire 24:633–663, NEDECO (1961) The waters of the Niger Delta. Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Nigeria: 226 pp. r. Soc. Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips. Thus, estuarine habitats are critical to the survival of many marine species. Boughey, A. S., 1957. The across-shelf circulation, which is more subdued, is both tide and wind dependent. Kiel. Oyewo, E. O., E. A. Ajao & T. Orekoya, 1982. The type of habitat is usually determined by the local geology and climate. In: Proceedings of international symposium on the results of the first IOCEA cruise in the Gulf of Guinea, 17–20 May 1994. Hydrobiologia 208, 27–38 (1990). Boulenger, G. A., 1915. 1957. The … A rich array of habitats surrounds estuaries. J. Baird (2013) Estuarine Environments as Rearing Habitats for Juvenile Coho Salmon in Contrasting South-Central Alaska Watersheds, T ransactions of the American Fisheries Society , 142:6, 1481-1494 Am. The seasonal distribution of the teleost fish fauna in Lagos Harbour, Creek, and Lagoon, in relation to salt tolerance. estuarine habitats (Schlacher & Wooldridge 19 96). But P. senegalensis and P. typus (which are a common element in the catch of the coastal open waters) also occur in the estuaries. 146 pp. Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout. ), Estuaries. The estuaries vary in the complexity of their linkages to land, freshwater inputs and discharge, fluctuation in salinity, and in their biological characteristics. Pub. Habitat type Defining features, typical/dominant species; Open surface water area: This is the habitat associated with the water column of an estuary and is measured as water surface area. Understanding the circulation patterns both in the estuaries and in the open ocean has implications for oil spill management and the resulting health of the estuaries, which serve as breeding grounds for a wide variety of fish and floral species. West African Sci. Fish Biol. A total census of all birds observed from shoreline locations was made at five tide levels over six, 2-month count cycles from December 2007 through December 2008. Please note we have added the presentations from the meeting and a summary of the conference output. ), 1–7. Holthuis, L. B., 1981. Ass. 9: 98–111. Les poissons du Niger supérieur. 1. For example the fernbird/matata, white heron/kōtuku and inanga. Ecology of brackish waters (part 1). Seasonal variation in surface temperature and salinity around Lagos Harbour, Nigeria. In A. Remane & C. Schlieper (eds. London, United Kingdom. Holden, M. & W. Reed, 1972. Res., Victoria Island, Lagos, 29 pp. Estuarine Habitats and some characteristics Estuarine habitat, is a body of water formed at the coast as a result of the action of tides which mix salt water from the sea with fresh water from the land. The family Clupeidae constitutes an important element of the estuarine fish community. Bull Mar Sci 20:1–34, Longhurst AR (1962) A review of the oceanography of the Gulf of Guinea. 45: 665–687. Sandison, E. E. & M. B. Hill, 1966. This brackish water environment supports a variety of fish habitats, including: These environments provide important feeding, spawning and nursery sites for many aquatic animals. A rich array of habitats surround estuaries. They support a very diverse benthic (bottom-dwelling) community, including worms, crabs and yabbies. Not affiliated ), The mangrove ecosystem: research methods. Keywords: Marketing, Shrimps, Estuarine, Nigeria 1.0 Introduction Shrimp is a common name given to any of about 2,000 species of small, aquatic animals related to crabs, lobsters ... Shrimps live in a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater habitats, including lakes, coral reefs, and the depth of the sea. The estuarine sciaenidae (croakers) are dominated by Pseudotolithus elongatus whose bathymetric distribution extends to 20-m depth. Iloeje, N. P., 1972. Estuarine habitat is a body of water formed at the coast as a result of the action of tides which mix salt water from sea with fresh water from the land. Article  Estuarine habitat is a body of water formed at the coast as a result of the action of tides which mix salt water from the sea with fresh water from the land. A bar-built estuary, a drowned river valley and two river delta estuaries were compared and contrasted to elucidate the impact of some abiotic factors, notably climate, salinity, and oxygen on the distribution of the aquatic fauna and flora. Fischer, W., G. Bianchi & W. B. Scott (eds. Morgan, J. P., 1967. Amadi, A. © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. Secondary production may provide a comprehensive metric of food web support because it synthesizes contributions of local primary production, food subsidies from other habitats, and the protective influences of habitat structure. A total of 324 individual ... of the estuarine system help in the distribution of estuarine microcrustaceans ... Nigeria while the remaining 14,000km 2 lies in Cameroon (Enyenihi, 1991). Estuaries are recognized as one of the habitats most vulnerable to coastal ocean acidification due to seasonal extremes and prolonged duration of acidified conditions. The management, restoration, and conservation of estuarine habitats would benefit from knowledge of habitat-specific functions that reflect important ecosystem services. Nawa, I. G., 1982. Res., Victoria Island, Lagos: 106 pp. Geol. Oceanogr. It also has a long coastline with fringing mangrove and a characteristic muddy Coastal Habitats. ), FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. This brackish water is what is called estuarine. In this study, a novel method for mapping subtidal estuarine habitats, using a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) piloted from a boat, was developed and tested in the Knysna Estuary. Oekologische und fischereiliche Untersuchung einer kleinen west-afrikanischen Lagune. Key species particularly important to these habitats include eelgrass, tidewater goby and Brant. Results obtained from the 1999-2000 SCECAP survey indicate that most of South Carolina’s estuarine habitats are in good condition. 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