Department of Biological Sciences Staff - J.O. Tetteh

Department of Biological Sciences Staff

 

J. O. Tetteh BSc (Hons), MSc Aquaculture
Senior Lecturer

Tel: +268 2517 0305
Fax: + 268 25187378


Research Areas

  1. The Free-Living Copepoda of the Costal Fresh-Waters with particular reference to the Cyclopoida and Guinea-Worm infection.
  2. Fish population dynamics in reservoirs and lakes.
  3. Food and feeding inter-relationship of the fish species in reservoirs and lakes
  4. Ecology and reproductive habits of fish species in fresh-water bodies
  5. Macro-invertebrates as biological indicators of pollution of streams and rivers.

Teaching Areas

General Zoology, Introductory Biochemistry, Freshwater and General Ecology, Aquaculture and Fishery Biology.

Publications

Studies on Cyclops and Guinea-Worm (Dracunculus medinensis) infection in the Danfa area in the Accra Plains. Accepted for publication in Ghana Journal of Science, Accra, Ghana.

Check-list of the fish fauna of the Ikpoba Reservoir, Benin City. Submitted for publication in the Nigerian Journal of Applied Science (University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria).

Fish communities of a perturbed stream in Southern Nigeria. Presented jointly with Dr R Victor (University of Benin, Nigeria). Published in the Journal of Tropical Ecology 4:49-59.

Project writing in Sciences edited by Mr J Kalu (contributed a chapter on Literature Survey with Dr S Nyarku).

Population and identity of bacteria on Waters of Usuthu, Usushwana and Komati Rivers in Swaziland in collaboration with Dr IS Kunene and Dr AB Mansuetus: A final report to the University Research Centre Board (Accepted).

Population and identity of bacteria on Waters of Usuthu, Usushwana and Komati Rivers in Swaziland (in collaboration with Dr IS Kunene and Dr AB Mansuetus). Submitted for publication in the UNISWA Research Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology.

Occurrence of yellow and pink Fusarium moniliforme (Gibberella fujikuroi) on maize kernels and sorghum grains in Swaziland (in collaboration with Dr AB Mansuetus, Dr CN Magagula and Dr IS Kunene). Submitted for publication in the UNISWA Journal of Agriculture.

Unpublished Research
Macroinvertebrate fauna as pollution indicators of the Great Usutu River (from Bhunya to Luyengo and from Siphofaneni to Umtata).

Macroinvertebrate fauna of the Komati River at Maguga (on going project).

A survey of the fish fauna of the Komati River Basin (on going project).

Ecology of the fish fauna of the fresh-water bodies of Swaziland.