Miriam Wainaina

Research Network: ResearchGate

Google Scholar link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3rbIPpIAAAAJ&hl=en

KMFRI Mombasa
Aquaculture (Mariculture)
Aquaculture (Mariculture)
• Zootechnical aspects of (fish larval rearing, early feeding techniques and larval health management). • Aquaculture probiotics

MSc.. Aquaculture University of Ghent, Belgium

MPhil: Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Moi University, Kenya

BSc: Fisheries, Moi University, Kenya

Associate Expert: Environmental Impact Assessment & Auditing,Technical University of Mombasa.


Nyonje, BM., Opiyo, MA., Orina, PS., Abwao, J., Wainaina, M., and Charo-Karisa, H. (2018). Status of Brood-stock Management and Fish Seed Production in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development 30 (1) 2018.

Wainaina, M., Baruah, S. Kartik, and Bossier, P. (20197). Efficacy of Bacillus species as probiotics in protecting crustacea larvae against Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS)https://lib.ugent.be/catalog/rug01:002352207

Wainaina MW, Kaunda-Arara B., and Njiru JM. (2013). Seasonality in fish assemblage structure in an East African mangrove creek. African Journal of Marine Science. 35(2): 163–173. DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2013.769904

Mulanda, C., Musa, S., Eric, O., Otwoma, L., Wainaina, M, and Kundu, R. (2011). Methane Emissions from Riverine and Swampy Coastal Wetlands: Influence of Open and Macrophyte Infested Areas. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management 16: 265–272. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1770.2011.00485.x


Opiyo, M.A.Charo-Karisa, H.Nyonje, B.Omollo, B., Orina, P.,nWainaina, M., Obiero, K.O., and  Munguti, J.M. (2017). Good aquaculture practices for seed production in Kenya: Tilapia and catfish. Volume 1;49 pp 49.ISBN: 978-9966-100-07-8.

James Mwaluma, David Mirera, Miriam Wainaina, Morine Mukami, Esther Wairimu and Caroline Wanjiru, Jim Anyango, Erick Ogello and Betty Nyonje. (2017). Coastal Aquaculture in Kenya. In Munguti, J. M., Obiero, K. O., Orina, P.S., Musa, S., Mwaluma, J., Mirera, D.O, Ochiewo, J. Kairo, J. and Njiru J. M. (Eds.), State of Aquaculture in Kenya (133 pp). Nairobi, Kenya: Laxpress Services.



Marg I (2014): Cage culture of seaweed Kappaphycus (Small-scale intensive aquaculture): production comparison with the traditional off-bottom technique



  • Member of Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)
  • Member of Sustainable Aquaculture Research Networks In Sub-Saharan Africa (SARNISSA)

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