Dr Christian Ngozichukwu Anyanwu

Doctor Anyanwu

Dr Christian Ngozichukwu Anyanwu

Lecturer I

FAT SIWES Coordinator (2010 to date)
Academic Adviser (undergraduates)
Staff Adviser,
Nigerian Association of Fisheries Students (NAFIS)
FUTO Chapter


Dr Chris Anyanwu hails from Mbutuin Aboh-Mbaise L.G.A. South-East, Nigeria. Dr Chris Anyanwu Studied at the Federal University of Technology; Akure where he obtained his B. Agric. Tech. in Fisheries and Wildlife and M. Agric. Tech. in Fisheries Management. He had his PhD Degree at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fish Nutrition and Health).

He joined the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) in 2009 as an Asst. Lecturer. His appointment was confirmed in 2011 and he has since been teaching at both the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

Presently, his interest is in the Utilization of Local Feedstuffs as Substitutes to Conventional Feedstuffs and the Use of Local Spices to Enhance Fish Processing and Preservation. Dr Chris Anyanwu lives at Obinze, in the outskirts of Owerri Municipal. He is married to Mrs Joy Chioma Anyanwu and the marriage is blessed with three children; two boys and a girl.

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Agric. Tech. (1990) in Fisheries and Wildlife at the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
  • M.Agric. Tech. (2006) in Fisheries Management at the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
  • PhD (2017) in Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fish Nutrition and Health) at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Memberships & Professional Awards

  • Member, Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
  • Member, Association of Aquatic Science of Nigeria (AASN)
  • Member, Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN)
  • Doctoral Degree Study Fellowship (2012), Federal University of Technology, Owerri
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Certificate of National Service (1991)

Teaching & Research Interest

  • Fish Nutrition, Processing and Preservation, Pond Construction and Management and Aquaculture Engineering.
  • Fish Nutrition and Health, Processing and Preservation and Climate Change (Mitigation).

  • Local Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy Training Course held in Owerri, Imo State between 7th and 8th July 2008.

  • FISON/World Bank Training on the BEST Practices in Quality Assurance, Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Marketing, Packaging and Labeling for Exports in the Catfish Supply Chain, held in Abia State between 11th and 12th October 2011.

  • FISON/WINROCK International Training on Fish Health Management held in Lagos State between 6thand 9th June 2012.

  • FISON/Center for Agricultural Research, FUTO Training on Strategies towards enhancing Fish Production in South-East Ecological Zone of Nigeria held in FUTO between 2nd and 4th October 2014.

  • HumboltKollea/FUTA Training on use of Rendered Products and Value Added Agro-wastes in Animal Nutrition; Panacea for Sustainable Protein Production in Sub-Saharan Africa held in Akure, Ondo State between 29th September and 1st October 2014.


  • Anyanwu C. N., Egbuche, C. T. Osuigwe D. I. Nwaihu, E. C. and Anyachi N. J. (2016). Organoleptic Assessment of Clariasgariepinus (Burchell, 1822) treated with Xylopiaaethiopica (Dunal, 2008) after exposure to Dermesdesmaculattes (De Geer, 1974). Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science 5th vol. 2, 2016.

  • Anyanwu C. N., Amadi-Eke, A. S.Nwaka D. E., Ezeafulukwe, C. E. and Adaka, G. S. (2015). Climate Change: Effects and Mitigation Strategies on Aquaculture.Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries vol. 4, No. 3, 2015.

  • Anyanwu C. N., Nwanna, L. C. Bello-Olusoji, O. A. and Osuigwe P. I. (2012). Effects of Locust bean (parkiabeglobosa) effluent on the Histology of Clariasgariepinus Juveniles (Burchell, 1822). Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science (1-8).

  • Agbabiaka L. A., C. U. Madubuike and N. Anyanwu (2012)Replacement Value of Tiger nut meal (cuprusesculentus) with Maize in Catfish (Clariasgariepinus) diets. Science Research Reporter (2) 160-164, 2012.

  • F. Ezeafulukwe, D. C. Njoku, C. N. Anyanwu, H. C. Madu C. B. Ekeledo and G. S. Adaka(2015). Comparative Studies on Nutrient Composition of Wild and pond reared Catfish, Clariasgariepinus (Burchell, 1822). International Journal of Veterinary Science 4(3), 127-130.

  • Ezeafulukwe C. F., Njoku D. C., Anyanwu C. N., Amadi-Eke A. S., Nwaka D. E., Opara A. C., Ekeledo C. B., Adaka G. S., Madu H. E. and Agorua U. N. (2015). Patterns of Growth and the Degree of correlation between length and weight of catfishes in two aquatic environments in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Aquaculture and Biosciences 4(5); 85-187.

  • Nwaihu E. C., Egbuche C. I., Osugiri I. I. and Anyanwu C. N.(2016). Adoption of home-stead fish farming: Panacea for reduction of rural poverty in South-East, Nigeria.Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science Studies, vol. 2, issue 11, 1041-1046.

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