American Journal of Zoology

Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2018

  • Identification and Evaluation of Fish Feed Ingredients in Supporting the Development of Different Feed Mills in Bangladesh

    Mohammad Saydul Islam Sarkar, Md. Simul Bhuyan

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2018
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 9 May 2018
    Accepted: 24 May 2018
    Published: 8 June 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180101.11
    Abstract: The present study was conducted to identify and evaluate the feed ingredients to promote the development of different feed mills in Bangladesh. Identified ingredients were maize, rice polish, rice bran, wheat, wheat dust, wheat flour, soyabean and soyabean meal, rapeseed meal, meat and bone meal, mustard cake, dry fish, lime stone/ground shell and ... Show More
  • Cytochrome Oxidase-I Gene Sequencing Approaches to Identification of Culex pipiens Complex Collected in Baljurashi Province, Saudi Arabia

    Ehab Mohammed Abdella, Tariq Saeed Alghamdi, Khalid Mohammed Alghamdi, Jazem Abdullah Mahyoub

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2018
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: 7 May 2018
    Accepted: 28 May 2018
    Published: 14 June 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180101.12
    Abstract: Some species of mosquitoes such as Culex pipiens complex are survive at different habitat conditions. They are considered of medically important vectors for some diseases, which causes a huge financial and medical problems to humans. From this point of view, species identification is the first step in the control of Culex pipiens complex. Previousl... Show More
  • Preliminary Inventory of Squirrels (Sciuridae, Rodentia) of Kisangani Region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Pascal Baelo, Justin Asimonyio, Nicaise Amundala, Dudu Akaibe, Sylvestre Gambalemoke, Erik Verheyen, Anne Laudisoit, Gédéon Bongo, Koto-te-Nyiwa Ngbolua

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2018
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: 3 May 2018
    Accepted: 1 June 2018
    Published: 3 July 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180101.13
    Abstract: Amongst small mammals, rodents are the largest order in terms of both species and population numbers. They have a high rate of reproduction, are cosmopolitan and have the ability to adapt to a wide variety of habitats. Several studies were carried out on myomorphic rodents in the Kisangani ecoregion, while those on sciuromorphic rodents are very sc... Show More
  • Invertebrate (Araenae: Mygamolomorphae) Illegal Trade: An Ignored Side of Wildlife Trafficking

    Ana Teresa Meireles Caldas, Marcelo Alves Dias, Marcelo Peres

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2018
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: 10 May 2018
    Accepted: 8 June 2018
    Published: 30 July 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180101.14
    Abstract: Wildlife trafficking is in the top five of the most successful illegal activities now a days and one of the main responsible for biodiversity lost around the world. According to researches there are four categories that encourage wildlife market: animals to zoos and private collectors, for scientific purposes/ biopiracy, for pet shops and animals a... Show More
  • DNA Extraction and PCR Detection of G.Lamblia Cyst from Human Fecal Samples in Some Sudanese Suspected Patients

    Anas Mahadi Elnazeer, Abdallha Elssir, Rihab Ali Omer, Mubark Mustafa, Khitma Hassan Elmalik

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2018
    Pages: 24-27
    Received: 20 May 2018
    Accepted: 1 August 2018
    Published: 28 August 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20180101.15
    Abstract: The study aim to evaluate guanidine hydrochloride (HCL) as DNA extraction method from Giardia Cyst in human fecal samples and PCR detection using triose phosphate isomerase gene (tpi). Atotal of 30positive fecal samples of Giardia were collected from Hospitals and health centers from three states of Sudan (Khartoum, Gazeira and Sennar) during the p... Show More