Key qualifications
 
  1. Fishery: Fish resources assessment for small scale fisheries and renewable natural resources management.

  2. Aquaculture: Establishing adapted subsistence aquaculture systems for food security related to environmental issues. Establishing fish farming ponds.

  3. Hydrobiology: Structure and functioning of freshwater ecosystems. Inventory of biodiversity. Impact evaluations. Biotic indices: Evaluation of the statement of streams.

  4. Ichtyology: Taxonomy, ethology, ecology, morphology and biogeography of freshwater fish.

  5. Project implementation and management in the framework of food security and management of renewable aquatic resources.

  6. Teaching & capacity building: Different levels (secondary school to university level). Development  of training courses.

  7. Dissemination of knowledge: Scientific and nontechnical articles and books. Public exhibitions. Conferences.

  8. Aquariology: Collection and delivery of live fish from the wild. Establishment of fish tanks and rooms. Conservation of rare and endangered species.

  9. Data analysis and GIS.

Neolamprologus brichardi, endemic Cichlidae from Lake Tanganyika. © B. Jonas