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Prof. Christopher Bassey Ndome

Zoology and Environmental Biology

PERSONAL DATA1. NAME: CHRISTOPHER   BASSEY   NDOME, Ph.D. 2.      CONTACT   ADDRESS: Department Of Zoology  And  Environmental Biology, University Of Calabar, P.M.B.1115,                      Calabar – Nigeria.                                                         E-mail:cndome@yahoo.com3. PERMANENT  HOME  ADDRESS: QD 13/6, University Of Calabar Staff    Quarters, Calabar, Nigeria.4.       RANK: Professor 5.       NATIONALITY: Nigerian6.       DATE OF BIRTH: 06:09:63B.    ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:1    Higher educational institutions attended with   dates:• University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; 1978-1982• University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria; 1984-1986.• Institute of Limnology, Mondsee/Lunz, Austria; 1993-1994.• University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria; 1988-1998.2    Academic qualifications with dates:• B.Sc. (Zoology); 2nd Class Hon., Upper Division; 1982.• M.Sc. (Zoology); 1987.• PGCL. (Post graduate Certificate in Limnology); 1994.• Ph.D. (Fisheries and Aquaculture); 1999.3    Distinctions and awards with dates:• Member of the University of Port Harcourt Faculty of Science   Dean’s list of Excellent Students – GPA above 4.0 every semester (1978/1979 -1981/1982 sessions).• Best Project Student graduating in Zoology, University of Port Harcourt (1982).• Top 3 graduating course participants in the postgraduate training course in Limnology, Austria (1993-1994).• Global Sports Incorporated, University of Calabar (Certificate of Honour).• Best all-round lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences, University of     Calabar (2000/2001).• Best all-round lecturer in the Department of Zoology, University of Calabar,(2002/2003).• Patron and Best Head of department, Department of Zoology and Environmental  Biology University of Calabar, Nigeria (2005/2006)• Cross River State Scholarship awardee for undergraduate studies at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 1978-1982.

Christopher B. Ndome, Dominic A. Mowang, Kalu A. Okorafor, Faith G. Ikpabi (2014). Heavy Metal Concentrations in the bank root sediments of the Calabar River, adjacent to Marina resort, Calabar, Nigeria. AES Bioflux, 6(3): 209-213

Ndome, C. B., Mowang, D. A. and Ayibaemi. (2013) Comparative acute toxicity of local detergents (Omo and Ariel) on fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus♀ X Heterobranchus longifilis♂ hybrid. AACL Bioflux, 6(4): 415-420.

Abraham, J.T., Ndome, C. B., Okon, O. E., Ekpenyong, E. and Ibor, C. I. (2013). Capillariasis in Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Catfish), Cynoglossus senegalensis (Sole) and Pseudotolithus elongatus (Bobo Croaker) from the Cross River Estuary and adjacent Coastal waters. Afrev Stech an International Journal of Science and Technology, 2(1): 83-93

R. O Ajang, C. B. Ndome, A. Ekwu, E. C. Uttah and C. I. Iboh (2013). Population dynamics and gillnet selectivity of Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede, 1803) in the lower Reaches of the Cross River Estuary, Nigeria. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 6(1): 31- 40

Oriakpono, O. and Ndome, C.B. (2012). Organoleptic Assessment and Proximate Analysis of stored Tilapia guineensis. Annual Review and Research in Biology, 2(2): 46-52. Science Domain International. (

E. E. Oku, G. A. Arong, C. B. Ndome and K. E. Akpan (2012). Effects of some Crude Plant Extracts on the Cowpea bruchid, Callosobruchus maculatus ( Coleoptera : Bruchidae). J. Ent. Res., 36(4): 281-285.

C.B. Ndome, A.O. Eteng and A.P. Ekanem (2012) Length-Weight relationship and condition factor of the smoothmouth marine catfish (Carlarius heudeloti Val.1840) in the gulf of Guinea, Niger delta, Nigeria. International Journal of the Bioflux Society (AACL, Romania), 5(2): 163-167

I.U. Udo, S.B. Ekanem and C.B. Ndome (2012) Determination of Optimum Inclusion Level of Some Plant and Animal Protein-rich Feed Ingredients in Least-cost Ration for African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) Fingerlings using Linear Programming Technique .International Journal of Oceanography and Marine Ecological Systems, 1(1): 24-35. Science Alert, New York.

I. U. Udo, C. B. Ndome, S. B. Ekanem and P. E. Asuquo (2011). Application of Linear Programming Technique in Least-cost Ration Formulation for African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Semi-Intensive Culture System in Nigeria. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science.6(4): 429-437

C.B. Ndome, I.U. Udo, I.I. Akpan and C. Udom.(2011). Effect of Water Quality and Bottom soil Properties on the Diversity and Abundance of Macrobenthic fauna in some Tropical grow-out Earthen fish Ponds. Ecologia, 2(1):12-22. Academic Journals

Ada, Fidelis Bekeh, Ndome, Chris B. and Bayim, Peter-Robins B. (2011). Some Haematological Changes in Oreochromis niloticus Juveniles Exposed to Butachlor. Journal Of Agriculture And Food Technology,1(6): 73-80. (

C. B. Ndome, I.U. Udo and S. N. Nkereuwem (2011). The effect of organic fertilizer and formulated feed on pond culture of clarias gariepinus and Heterobranchus longifilis hybrid. International Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(8): 632-642. Academic Journals.

Ekaluo, U.B.; Udoh, P.B., Ndome, C.B.; Ekpenyong, E. and Ikpeme, E. V. (2011). Effect of processed horse eye bean (Mucuna urens L.) on the hormonal milieu of male rats. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research,2(9): 243-245. The journal is available at

Ekaluo, U.B.; Ndome, C.B.; Udoh, P.B.; Ekpenyong, E. and Ikpeme, E. V. (2011). Induced Mutation Effect Of Processed Horse Eye Bean (Mucuna urens L) On Albino Rats. . International Journal of Recent Scientific Research,2(9): 246-249. The journal is available at

Ekaluo, U.B.; Ekpenyong, E.; Ndome, C.B.; Udoh, P.B., and Ikpeme, E. V. (2011). Reproductive toxicity of processed seeds of horse eye bean (Mucuna urens L.) in male rats. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2(9): 250-253 The journal is available at

C.B. Ndome and A. O. Eteng (2010) Preliminary Notes on the Length-Weight Relationships and Condition Factor for Cynoglossus browni and Cynoglossus senegalensis ( Pisces: Cynoglossidae) off the east coast of the Niger delta, Nigeria. World Applied Science Journal, 10(5): 584-589 (Foreign journal, IDOSI Publications, 2010).

I.U. Udo, C. B. Ndome and P. E. Asuquo. (2011). Use of Stochastic Programming in Least-cost Feed Formulation for African Catfish ( Clarias gariepinus) in Semi-intensive Culture System in Nigeria. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,

Oriakpono, Obemeata, Frank – Peterside, Nnenna and Ndome, Christopher (2011) Microbiological assessment of stored Tilapia guineensis. African Journal of Food Science, 5(4): 242- 247 (Foreign journal, S. Africa. Available online

Christopher B. Ndome, U. B. Ekaluo and F. E. Asuquo (2010). Comparative Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals (Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cd and Cr) by some edible Aquatic Molluscs from the Atlantic Coastline of South Eastern Nigeria. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences, 2(4) 317-321 (Foreign journal, IDOSI Publications, 2010.

Chris B. Ndome, A. O. Ekwu and Alfred A. Ateb (2011). Effect of Feeding Frequency on Feed Consumption, Growth and feed conversion of Clarias gariepinus X Heterobranchus longifilis Hybrids. American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research, 6 (1): 06-12. ( Foreign journal, IDOSI

A. P. Ekanem, C. B. Ndome and M. N. Osuagwu (2010). Techniques in the improvement of consumers’ taste of Heterotis niloticus. African Journal of Food Science, 4(10): 676-678. (Foreign journal, S. Africa. Available online

R.O. Ajang, C.B. Ndome and R.U. Ingwe (2010). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Chorkor and Traditional Smoking Kilns for Fish Processing. Iranica Journal of Energy and Environment, 1 (4): 339-346 (Foreign journal, IJEE an Official Peer Reviewed Journal , BUT, Iran).

Ndome, C.B. and Victor, R. (2002) Food and Feeding Habits of Epiplatys senegalensis in a back water pond in Benin City, Southern Nigeria. West African Journal of Applied Ecology. 3: 105 -117. (Foreign journal, Ghana)

Mowang, D. A., Ajang, R. O., Ndome, C. B. and Effanga, E. O. (2015). Acute Toxicity of water soluble and water insoluble fractions and whole crude (bony light) on the growth and development of one week and two weeks old tadpoles of the crowned bullfrog (Hoplobatrachus occipitalis) in Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Biopesticides and Environment, 2(1-2): 36-46.

Victor, R. and Ndome, C.B (1988) Foraging site selection in a tropical larvivorous cyprinodont, Epiplatys senegalensis (Steindachner) (1988). Arch. Hydrobiol., 113(1): 113-119.(Foreign journal, Stuttgart, Germany).

Okiwelu, S. N; Ndome, C.B and Ide,Y.F.(1988). Insect pests of leafy vegetables in Rivers State, Nigeria:1 Feeding habits and infestation of the Bitter leaf weevil, Lixus camerunus Kolbe. Insect Sci. Applic. 9(4): 557-561. (Foreign journal, Great Britain).

Okiwelu, S.N., Darwang, B and Ndome, C.B. (1983): Incidence of ticks on cattle at the main Abattoir in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 31.127-135. (Foreign journal, Kenya).

Ndome, C. B., Mowang, D. A., Okorafor, K. A. and Nkereuwem, B. A. (2014). Physico-chemical Parameters of the Tinapa lake, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Life Sciences Research and Discovery, 1(2): 35-39.

Ndome, C. B., Mowang, D. A., Okorafor, K. A. and Etiese L. F. (2014). Characterisation of Some Heavy Metal concentrations in littoral sediments of a perturbed section of the Calabar River near Marina Resort, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Life Sciences Research and Discovery, 1(2): 31-34.

F. B. Ada, E. Ekpenyong and C. B. Ndome (2012). Haematological, Behavioral and Biological changes in Oreochromis niloticus juveniles exposed to Glyphosate herbicide. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics (BEST JOURNAL), 9(2): 147-154.

Ekanem, A.P., Eyo, V.O. and Ndome, C.B. (2010). The effect of diet with different inclusion level of cassava leaf meal (CLM) Manihot utilissima on the growth of Heteroclarias fingerlings. Journal of Sciences and Multidisciplinary Research, 2: 58-67.

O. Ekwu and C. B. Ndome. (2011) Community spectrum, Seasonality and Diel vertical movements of Zooplankton in a tropical Freshwater fish farm, southern Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences, 9 (2): 192-203.

C. Ndome, O. Oriakpono and A. Ogar (2010). Proximate Composition and Nutritional Values of Some Commonly Consumed Fishes From The Cross River Estuary . Tropical Freshwater Biology, 19(1):11-18 (

Chris B. Ndome and Austin I. Obiekezie (2009). The daily weight gain, growth rate and length-weight relationships of Clarias gariepinus, Heterobranchus longifilis and their reciprocal hybrids (Pisces: Clariidae) reared under ambient environmental conditions. Tropical Freshwater Biology, 18(2): 53-66 (

Chris Ndome, Obemeata Oriakpono, Atim Asitok and Ekeno, Affiong (2010) Microbial Content of Fresh Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Catfish) and Oreochromis niloticus (Tilapia) in Calabar Beach. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology, 12(1): 82-86. ( )

Ndome, C.B.; Okon, O. and Gibson, E. (2009): Physicochemical characteristics of a spring-fed peri-urban fresh water stream in Calabar, southeastern Nigeria. Afr. J. Environ. Pollut. Health. 7(2): 4-9

Chris Ndome, Adekunle Mosuro, and Madrina Ekanem (2009). Sociological Characteristics of Female artisanal fishers in the lower Cross River, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research.29:17-23

Ndome, C.B. and Muabe,T. (2009). The feeding behaviour and ponderal index of Heterobranchus bidorsalis in Southeastern Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Tropical Agricultural Research.29:1-8

Ndome, C.B. and Victor, R. (2001) Feeding behaviour of Epiplatys senegalensis (Pisces: Cyprinodontiformes; Cyprinodontidae). Global Journal of Pure and applied Sciences, 7(4): 597-604

Ndome, C.B. and Kainz (2001) The effects of physical modifications on the macrozoobenthos population and fish biomass of a partially Regulated alpine brook in Austria during summer. Global Journal Of pure and applied Sciences, 7(4): 661-669

Okon, O.E. Ndome, C.B. and Ikfungei, R. (2000), The distribution and Abundance of fresh water snails in Adim Community, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Biosciences Research Communications, 12(3): 381-386.

Okon, O. E., Ndome, C.B. and Umoren, I.J.(2000).Studies on the Physico-chemical parameters of fresh water habitats in relation to the occurrence of Cyclops in Abini, Biase L.G.A., C.R. State. Biosciences Res. Comm., 13(6):675-679.

Ndome, C.B. and Nkom, A.I. (2000) Growth performance of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell) and F-1 generation of Clarias gariepinus and Heterobranchus bidorsalis (Geoffroy-St-Hilaire) on different Feedstuffs. African Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture, 2: 32-39.

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