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Dr. Eric Amenyogbe


Water Resources and Aquaculture Management



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Dr. Eric Amenyogbe is a Lecturer at the Department of Water Resources and Aquaculture Management, University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD), Somanya, Eastern Region, Ghana. He holds a Ph.D. and MSc. in Agricultural Aquaculture Science from Guangdong Ocean University, China, and a BSc. in Renewable Natural Resources, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana. Dr. Amenyogbe has worked at some organisations and establishments including; the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, National Service Person, consultant to farmers, and supervisor in charge of fingerlings production at Maleka Farms Ltd., Akuse, and Duraplast Ghana Ltd.
He is a member of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) and the Renewable Natural Resources Student Association of Ghana.
Dr. Amenyogbe has several scientific research articles as the first author or co-author and a corresponding author in Scientific Index Citation peer-reviewed journals with years of research and working experience.

Aquaculture: Fish Culture; Fish Physiology; Fish Biology; Aquatic Microbiology; Biochemistry; Fish Nutrition; Gene Expression; Antioxidant Enzymes; Digestive Enzymes; Immune Responses; Gut Microbiota; Fish Diseases

1. Droepenu, E. K., Amenyogbe, E., Boatemaa, M. A., & Opoku, E. (2024). Study of the antimicrobial activity of zinc oxide nanostructures mediated by two morphological structures of leaf extracts of Eucalyptus radiata. Heliyon, 10 (4): e25590.

2. Huang, J., Amenyogbe, E., Wen, Z., Ou, G., Li, Y., Jiang, X., Xie, R., & Chen, G. (2023). Effect of Bacillus licheniformis probiotic on the culture of hybrid grouper (♀ Epinephelus fuscoguttatus × ♂ Epinephelus polyphekadion), Aquaculture Reports, 33, 101798, 2352-5134.

3. Huang, J.-S., Chen, D.-Y., Jin, J.-H., Xie, R.-T., Lu, Y., Amenyogbe, E. (2023). Effects of Formulated Diet and Frozen Fresh Fish on Growth, Serum Biochemical Indexes, Liver Antioxidant, and Lipid Metabolism of Juvenile Cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Aquaculture Research, 2544013, 1355-557X.

4. Amenyogbe, E. (2023). Application of probiotics for sustainable and environment-friendly aquaculture management – A review, Cogent Food & Agriculture, 9:1,2226425, DOI: 10.1080/23311932.2023.2226425

5. Yang, E.-J., Amenyogbe, E., Li, R.-X., Zhang, J.-D., Xie, R.-T., Wang, Z.-L., Chen, G., Huang, J.-S. (2023). The Microflora Structure in the Digestive Tract, Culture Water, and Feed of Hybrid Grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus ♀ × E. polyphekadion♂) Cultured in an Outdoor Pond Based on a High-Throughput Sequencing Technique, Aquaculture Research; 9923362, 1355-557X.

6. Li R-x, Amenyogbe E, Lu Y, Jin J-h, Xie R-t and Huang J-s (2023) Effects of low temperature stress on intestinal structure, enzyme activities and metabolomics analysis of juvenile golden pompano (Trachinotus ovatus). Front. Mar. Sci. 10:1114120. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2023.1114120

7. Huang, J.-S., Guo, Z.-X., Zhang, J.-D., Wang, W.-Z., Wang, Z.-L., Xie, R.-T., Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G. (2023). Transcriptomic analysis of juvenile cobia in response to hypoxic stress. Aquacult Int 31, 931–955.

8. Huang J, Amenyogbe E, Ou G, Li Y, Wen Z, Jiang X and Chen G. (2022). Effects of Bacillus sp. and Lactobacillus sp. combination as a water additive on the culture pond water and growth performance of hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus × Epinephelus polyphekadion). Front. Mar. Sci. 9:1068997. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.1068997

9. Amenyogbe, E., Luo, J., Fu, W.-J., Abarike, E. D., Wang, Z.-L., Huang, J.-S., Ayisi, C.L., Chen, G. (2022c). Effects of autochthonous strains mixture on gut microbiota and metabolic profile in cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Scientific Reports, 12 (1), 17410. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-19663-x

10. Amenyogbe E, Huang J-s, Chen G and Wang W-z (2021) Probiotic Potential of Indigenous (Bacillus sp. RCS1, Pantoea agglomerans RCS2, and Bacillus cereus strain RCS3) Isolated from Cobia Fish (Rachycentron canadum) and Their Antagonistic Effects on the Growth of Pathogenic Vibrio alginolyticus, Vibrio harveyi, Streptococcus iniae, and Streptococcus agalactiae. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:672213. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.672213.

11. Amenyogbe, E., Yang, E.-j., Xie, R.-t., Huang, J.-s., Chen, G. (2022). Influences of indigenous isolates Pantoea agglomerans RCS2 on growth, proximate analysis, haematological parameters, digestive enzyme activities, serum biochemical parameters, antioxidants activities, intestinal morphology, disease resistance, and molecular immune response in juvenile’s cobia fish (Rachycentron canadum), Aquaculture, 737942, 0044-8486,

12. Eric Amenyogbe, Jian-dong Zhang, Jian-sheng Huang, Gang Chen (2022) The efficiency of indigenous isolates Bacillus sp. RCS1 and Bacillus cereus RCS3 on growth performance, blood biochemical indices and resistance against Vibrio harveyi in cobia fish (Rachycentron canadum) juveniles, Aquaculture Reports, Volume 25, 2352-5134.

13. Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G., Wang, Z., Huang, J., Huang, B., & Li, H. (2020). The exploitation of probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics in aquaculture: present study, limitations and future directions. : a review. Aquaculture International. 28, 1017–1041.doi:10.1007/s10499-020-00509-0.

14. Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G., Wang, Z., Lu, X., Lin, M., & Lin, A. Y. (2020). A Review on Sex Steroid Hormone Estrogen Receptors in Mammals and Fish. International Journal of Endocrinology, 2020, 1–9. doi:10.1155/2020/5386193.

15. Eric Amenyogbe, Gang Chen and Zhongliang Wang. (2020). Identification, Characterization, expressions and bioinformatics analysis of growth hormone receptors (GHR1 and GHR2) in hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus ♀× E. polyphekadion ♂) Genomics.

16. Xie, Rt., Amenyogbe, E., Wang, W.-Z., Guo, Z.-X., Chen, G., Huang J-S. (2021). Cloning and expression analysis of hypoxia-related gene HO in cobia. Aquacult Int 29, 75–89

17. Xie, R., Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G., & Huang, J. (2020). Effects of feed fat level on growth performance, body composition, and serum biochemical indices of the hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus × Epinephelus polyphekadion). Aquaculture, 735813. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735813.

18. Huang J-S, Amenyogbe E, Chen G, Wang W-Z. (2020). Biochemical composition and activities of digestive and antioxidant enzymes during the egg and yolk-sac larval development of the cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Aquaculture Research. 00:1–14.

19. Jian-dong Zhang, Eric Amenyogbe, Er-jun Yang, Zhong-liang Wang, Gang Chen, Jian-sheng Huang. (2021). Feeding habits and growth characteristics of cobia (Rachycentron canadum) larval and juvenile stages, Aquaculture, 736612, 0044-8486,

20. Huang, Js., Amenyogbe, E., Yang, L.-t., Wang, Z.-l., Chen, G., Wang, W.-z., Zhang, J.-d. (2022). Cloning and expression analysis of hif-1α and downstream genes during hypoxic stress in cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Aquacult Int .

21. Fu, W., Amenyogbe, E., Yang, E., Luo, J., Huang, J.-S., Xie, R.-T., Chen, G. (2022a). Effects of dietary supplementation of ferulic acid on growth performance, antioxidant ability, non-specific immunity, hepatic morphology and genes expression related to growth and immunity in juvenile hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus♀ × Epinephelus polyphekadion♂), Aquaculture, 552:737988, 0044-8486.

22. Fu, W., Amenyogbe, E., Luo, J., Yang, E., Huang, J.-S., Chen, Y., & Chen, G. (2022b). Influences of ferulic acid on intestinal digestive and antioxidant enzymes, immune, antioxidant gene and tight junction protein expression and microbiota in hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus♀× Epinephelus polyphekadion♂). Aquacult Rep. 27, 101348, 2352–5134. doi: 10.1016/j.aqrep.2022.101348

23. Luo J, Amenyogbe E, Huang J-s and Chen G (2022) Hepatic Metabolomics Analysis of Hybrid Grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus♀×Epinephelus polyphekadion♂) Fed With Quercetin and Sodium Quercetin-5′-Sulfonates. Front. Mar. Sci. 9:891080.doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.891080

24. Jun Luo, Eric Amenyogbe, Wei-jie Fu, Jian-sheng Huang, Gang Chen (2022) Hepatic transcriptome profiles reveal the hepatoprotective effects of dietary quercetin and sodium quercetin-5′-sulfonates supplementation in hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus♀ × Epinephelus polyphekadion♂), Aquaculture, 738483,0044-8486,

25. Wang, W.-Z., Huang, J-.S., Zhang, J-.D., Wang, Z.-L., Li, H.-J., Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G. (2021). Effects of hypoxia stress on the intestinal microflora of juvenile of cobia (Rachycentron canadum), Aquaculture, Volume 536, 736419, 0044-8486.

26. Jian-sheng Huang, Zhi-xiong Guo, Jian-dong Zhang, Wei-zheng Wang, Zhong-liang Wang, Eric Amenyogbe, Gang Chen. (2021). Effects of hypoxia-reoxygenation conditions on serum chemistry indicators and gill and liver tissues of cobia (Rachycentron canadum), Aquaculture Reports, 20, 2352-5134.

27. Huang, J-S., Li, H-J., Guo, Z-X. Zhang, J-D., Wang, W-Z., Wang, Z-L., Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G. (2021). Identification and expression analysis of cobia (Rachycentron canadum) liver-related miRNAs under hypoxia stress. Fish Physiol Biochem .

28. Zhang, J.-D., Li, H.-J., Amenyogbe, E., Wang, W.-Z., Huang, J.-S., & Chen, G. (2021). Cloning of Mn-SOD gene and its mRNA expression difference and antioxidant enzyme activities under hypoxia stress of cobia Rachycentron canadum. Molecular Biology Reports. doi:10.1007/s11033-021-06692-4.

29. Yang, E.-J., Zhang, J.-D., Yang, L.-T., Amenyogbe, E., Wang, W.-Z., Huang, J.-S., & Chen, G. (2021). Effects of hypoxia stress on digestive enzyme activities, intestinal structure and the expression of tight junction proteins coding genes in juvenile cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Aquaculture Research, 00, 1–12.
Non-SCI Publications

30. Amenyogbe, E., Droepenu, E. K., Duker, R. Q., Lutterodt, G., Ayisi, C. L., Boamah, G. A., & Huang, J. S. (2024). Lack of technology hinders advancing aquaculture; special emphases on fish intestinal microbiota research in Africa. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 20(1), 1-10.

31. Amenyogbe, E., Ayisi, C. L., Droepenu, E. K., Boamah, G. A., Duker, R. Q., Ayivor, N., & Akortia, I. K. (2023). Challenges and opportunities in advancing microbiology research in Africa: A review. African Journal of Bacteriology Research, 15(2), 36-49.

32. Eric Amenyogbe, Jian Sheng Huang, Gang Chen, Zhongliang Wang (2021). An overview of the pesticides’ impacts on fishes and humans. Int. J. Aquat. Biol. (2021) 9(1): 55-65.

33. Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G., Huang, J. S., & Wang, Z. (2020). Molecular profiling of growth hormone in the juvenile hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus ♀× Epinephelus polyphekadion ♂). African Journal of Agricultural Research, 15(1), 73-84.

34. Amenyogbe, E., Chen, G., Wang, Z., Huang, J., Lu, X., Lin, M., & Guo, Z. X. (2020). Expression profile of sex steroid hormone estrogen receptors (ERs) in the development of juvenile hybrid grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus ♀ × Epinephelus polyphekadion ♂). African Journal of Agricultural Research, 15(1), 49-65.

35. Lu, X.-Y., Huang B.-S., Ma, Q., Chen, G., Wang, Z.-L., Huang, J.-S., Amenyogbe, E., Xie, R.-T., Deng, W.-X. (2019). Cloning and Expression Analysis of Interferon Regulatory Factor 3(IRF3)Gene in Hybrid Grouper. Biotechnology Bulletin, 35(10): 144-151.

36. Eric Amenyogbe, Gang Chen, Zhongliang Wang, Mingde Lin, Xiaoying Lu, Denicia Atujona and Emmanuel D Abarike. (2018). A Review of Ghana’s Aquaculture Industry. J Aquac Res Development 2018, 9:8. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9546.1000545

37. Denicia Atujona, Shuanghu Cai and Eric Amenyogbe. (2018). Mini review on Vibrio Infection-A Case Study on Vibrio harveyi Clade. Fish Aqua J 2018, 9:4. DOI: 10.4172/2150-3508.1000258

38. Abarike, E. D., Amenyogbe, E., Ampofo-Yeboah, A., Abobi, S. M., Atindaana, S. A., Alhassan, E. H., Akongyuure, D. N. (2015). EXPLORING THE NUTRIENT POTENTIAL OF NYMPHAEA ALBA (WATER LILLY), FOR USE AS LIVESTOCK FEED. UDS International Journal of Development [UDSIJD] Volume 2 No. 1, August, 2015

39. Abarike, E. D., Amenyogbe, E., Alhassan, E. H., Akongyuure, D. N., Atindaana, S. A., Ampofo-Yeboah, A. and Abobi, S. M. (2014). NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF Thalia dealbata IN BANKA DAM IN THE TOLON DISTRICT OF THE NORTHERN REGION OF GHANA. Proceedings of the 32nd biennial conference of the Ghana Animal Science Association

China Agriculture Research System (CARS-47) -2022

China Agriculture Research System (CARS-47) -2021

China Agriculture Research System (CARS-47) -2020

Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhanjiang) (ZJW-2019-06)-2021

Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhanjiang) (ZJW-2019-06)-2020