Special projects


de Graaf, G.J. and Janssen, H., 1996, Artificial reproduction and pond rearing of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus in sub-Saharan Africa, A handbook. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 362. Rome, FAO, 73 pp.

de Graaf, G.J., Khan, M.G., Faruk, O. Lubna, Y. and Mamun, A. 2000. FISH-GIS, An Introduction to the use of Geographical Information Systems and Remote sensing in Fisheries Monitoring, analysis and Management. A training Manual. EGIS Publication 2000-1. Dhaka, EGIS, 181 pp. (5 mb)

de Graaf, G.J., Born, B. Uddin, K.A. and Marttin, F. 2001. Floods Fish & Fishermen. Eight years experience with floodplain fisheries, fish migration, fisheries modelling and fish biodiversity in the compartmentalization pilot project, Bangladesh. The University Press Limited, Dhaka, 108 pp.

de Graaf, G.J., F. Marttin, J. José Aguilar-Manjarrez & J. Jenness. 2003. Geographic Information Systems in fisheries management and planning. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper, no 449. Rome, FAO, 173 pp.

Garcia, S.M., Allison, E.H., Andrew, N.J., Béné, C., Bianchi, G., de Graaf, G.J., Kalikoski, D.,Mahon. R., Orensanz, J.M. 2008. Towards integrated assessment and advice in smallscale fisheries: principles and processes. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 515. Rome, FAO. 84p

de Graaf, G. & Garibaldi, L. 2014. The value of African fisheries.
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular. No. 1093. Rome, FAO. 76 pp.

de Graaf, G.J., Nunoo, F., Ofori Danson, P., Wiafe, G., Lamptey, E. & Bannerman, P. 2015. International training course in fisheries statistics and data collection. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1091. Rome, FAO. 134 pp.


de Graaf, G.J., Galemoni, F. and Banzoussi, B.,1995. The artificial reproduction and fingerling production of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) in protected and unprotected ponds, Aquaculture and Fisheries management, 26; 233-242.

de Graaf, G.J., Galemoni, F. and Banzoussi, B., 1996, Successful recruitment control of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus by the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) and the African snakehead, Ophiocephalus obscuris, I A biological analyses. Aquaculture 146: 85-100.

de Graaf, G.J. and Xuan, T.T. 1998. Extensive shrimp farming, mangrove clearance and marine fisheries in the southern provinces of Vietnam, Mangroves and Salt Marshes, 2: 159-166.

de Graaf, G.J., Born, B., Uddin, A.M.K. and Huda, S., 1999. Larval fish movement in the Lohajang River, Tangail, Bangladesh , Fisheries Management and Ecology, 6: 109-120. Download pdf Larval drift

de Graaf, G.J., Galemoni, F. and Huisman, E.A., 1999. The reproductive biology of pond reared Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus), Aquaculture Research, 30, 25-33.

de Graaf, G.J. and Marttin, F., 2000.The importance of fishing for different social strata in rural Bangladesh, experiences of the CPP project. Paper presented at an internet conference on aquatic resources management for sustainable livelihoods of poor people. Download pdf

de Graaf, G.J. and Chinh, N.,2000. Floodplain fisheries in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam and its relation to water resources management. Download pdf

Ofori-Danson, P.K., Vanderpuye, C.J. and de Graaf, G.J., 2001. Growth and mortality of the catfish, Hemisynodontis membranaceus (Geoffroy St Hillaire), in the northerm arm of Lake Volta, Ghana. Fisheries Management and Ecology 8 (1): 15-37.Download pdf Fisheries Lake Volta

Marttin, F. and G.J. de Graaf, 2001.Helping the rural poor through homestead fish culture. Aquaculture Asia, Vol 6, no 2: 3-5.

Marttin, F and G.J. de Graaf, 2001. Poverty Alleviation through fish culture, Homestead catfish culture in Bangladesh, FAO Aquaculture Newsletter, 27: 8-11.

Ofori-Danson, P.K, de Graaf, G.J., and Vanderpuye, C.J., 2002. Population parameter estimates for Chrysichthys auratus and C. nigrodigitatus (Pisces: Claroteidae) in Lake Volta, Ghana. Fisheries Research, 54, 267-277

de Graaf, G.J. and F. Marttin, 2002. Monitoring Fish, GIS is helping to monitor floodplain fish biodiversity in Bangladesh. GIS-USER, No 50.

Marttin, F. and G.J. de Graaf, 2002, The effect of a sluice gate and its mode of operation on mortality of drifting hatchlings in Bangladesh. Fisheries Management and Ecology 9, 123-125.

de Graaf, G.J. and A. Latif, 2002, Development of freshwater fish farming and poverty alleviation, A case study from Bangladesh. Aquaculture Asia, 7, no 2, 5-7.

de Graaf, G.J. Marttin, F and J. Aguilar-Manjarrez, 2003, Geographic Information Systems and fisheries management. In: New approaches for the improvement of inland capture fishery statistics in the Mekong Basin. FAO/RAP publication 2003/01, 89-96.

de Graaf, G.J., 2003, Water management and the drift of larval fish in the floodplains of Bangladesh. practical experiences of the Compartmentalization Pilot Project with "fish friendly" fish migration

de Graaf, G.J., 2003, Dynamics in floodplain fisheries in Bangladesh, results of eight years fisheries monitoring in the Compartmentalization Pilot Project. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 10, 191-199. download fish migration

de Graaf, G.J., 2003, The flood pulse and growth of floodplain fish in Bangladesh, Fisheries Management and Ecology, 10, fish migration

de Graaf, G.J.and Marttin F., 2003, Mechanisms behind changes in fish biodiversity in the floodplains of Bangladesh, Wetland Ecology and Management, 11, 5, 273-280.

de Graaf, G.J. 2003,L'utilisation des modèles dynamiques de population pour l'évaluation de la pisciculture de repeuplement et la priorisation des stratégies de développement de la pêche au Burkina Faso. L'exemple du lac de la Comoé, Burkina Faso. (in press) Proceedings of GTZ/FAO Symposium on fisheries enhancements and management, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, December, 2002.

de Graaf, G.J. 2004. Optimisation of the pond rearing of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus niloticus L.) The impact of stunting processes and recruitment control PhD thesis, Wageniningen University, the Netherlands.

de Graaf, G.J. 2004. Floodplain fisheries monitoring and Geographical Information Systems in Bangaldesh, Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on GIS/Spatial Analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences,.Brighton, England, UK.

de Graaf, G.J., M. M. Kamal, T. C. Martin and M. Schepel, 2004. Remote Sensing Techniques for Detecting and Mapping Aquaculture Ponds in Bangladesh (in press) Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on GIS/Spatial Analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences,.Brighton, England, UK.

de Graaf, G.J., Dekker, P.J., Huisman, E.A. and Verreth, J.A.J. 2005. Simulation of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus niloticus L.) culture in ponds, through individual-based modelling, using a population dynamic approach. Aquaculture Research 36: 5, 455-471

de Graaf, G.J. and Prein, M., 2005. Fitting growth with the von Bertalanffy growth
function: a comparison of three approaches of multivariate analysis of fish growth in aquaculture experiments. Aquaculture Research, 2005, 36, 100-109.

de Graaf, G.J. and Dekker P. A simple spreadsheet model to incorporate seasonal growth in length based stock assessment methods (in press Fishbyte)

de Graaf, G.J. Modelling through Geographical Information Systems the impact of hydrological changes in a floodplain on fisheries, agriculture and income generation. An example of Bangladesh.

de Graaf, G.J. , R. Grainger, L. Westlund, R. Willmann, D. Mills, K. Kelleher. and K.Koranteng. 2011. The status of routine fisheries data collection in South East Asia,Central America, South Pacific and West Africa, with special reference to small scale fisheries. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 68, 8, 1743-1750.

de Graaf, G.J., D. Bartley, J. Jorgenson and G. Marmulla. 2011. The value of inland fisheries, can we do better? Alternative approaches for assessment. Fisheries Management and Ecology, in press.

D . M. Bartley, G . J . de Graaf, J . Valbo-Jorgenson & G . Marmula. 2015. Inland capture fisheries: status and data issues. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 2015, 22, 71–77.

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