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Prof. Charity Ifeyinwa Nsofor
Undergraduate Qualifications
Bsc Zoology and Fisheries
Postgraduate Qualifications
Msc Hydrobiology and Fisheries
Professional Qualifications
PhD Aquaculture and Fisheries
Books Published
Invertebrate Animals (2003). Published by Hindsight Publishers, No.13 Old Market Road Onitsha ISBN – 978-3283847
Chapter contributed to the text
Chapter Seven: Phylum Mollusca. Pp. 83 – 96
Introductory Biology (Edited by Dr. J. N. Aguigwo) 2005. Published by Hopefield Ltd, Nkpor Anambra State. 289 pp. ISBN - 978-222-03-8
Chapters contributed to the text by C. I. Nsofor
Chapter Five: Nutrition pp. 85 – 103
Chapter Eleven: Cell, Heredity and Variation pp. 145 – 262.
Biology: Structure, Function and Application Edited by Dr. A. I. Izundu (2009). Published Jet Publishers Nigeria Ltd. ISBN - 978-222-038-8
Chapter Four: Invertebrates. Pp 85 – 156.

Publications
C .F. Ikeogu, C. I. Nsofor, I. O. Igwilo, A. A. Ngene (2016). Hematological and Serological responses of Clarias gariepinus to sublethal concentrations of Lead Nitrate. J. Pharm. Sci. Bioscientific Res. (3) 442 - 446.
Ikeogu C. F, Nsofor C.I, Ikpeze O. O, Nwuba L. A, Ezeasor D. N and Nwaogu I. C (2016) Histopathological Alterations in Gills of Catfish and changes in Aquarium pH, Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen due to Lead Nitrate and Crude oil. Advances in Bioresearch 7(12). 35-40.
Ikeogu C. F, Nsofor C. I, Ezeasor D. N., Ikpeze O. O. and Nwaogu I.C (2016). Histopathological Changes in Liver of Clarias gariepinus fish exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of Lead Nitrate and crude oil. Advances in Bioresearch 7(2). 41-45.
Nsofor, C. I. and Ikpeze O.O (2014). Potential Health Hazards of Consuming Clarias gnriepinus fish contaminated with-Heavy metals of River Niger (2014). Global Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Health Sciences 3(2) 69-74.
C. I. Nsofor, O. O. Ikpeze, U C Ngenegbo, C.F Ikeogu, J.C. Okonkwo (2014). Histopathological Alteration in the Liver and Kidney of the fish Chrysichthys nigrodigitaius due to heavy metals in Niger River. Journal of Natural Science Research 4(12), 11-17.
C. E. Ikeogu, C. I. Nsofor and C.C. Ezeh (2014). Assessment of the Limnological parameters of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Stream Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria for fish production. Journal of Aquatic Sciences 29(28): 383-389.
Nsofor C. I., I.O. Igwilo, O. O. Ikpeze, C. K Ikeogu, E. O Umeoguagu and C. J Okonkwo (2014). Bioccumulation of heavy metals in shellfish, Microbrachium rosembergi in Niger River at Onitsha. International Journal of Agriculture and Bioscience 3 (1) 38-40.
I. O. Igwilo, F. C. Ezeonu, J.O. Ezekwesili Ofili, S. N Igwilo, C. I. Nsofor, M. S. Adusalami and 11. Obi (2014). Anti-nutritional factors in the roots of a local cultlvar of Moringa oleifera (LAM). Pakistani Journal of Biological science 17 (1)114-117.
Ikeogu C. F., C. I. Nsofor, I. O. Igwilo (2013) Toxicity of lead Nitrate and crude oil on the growth of the African Catfish; Clarias gafiepinus. International Journal of Agriculture and Bioscience 2(6) 337-339.
C. I. Nsofor, I. O. Igwilo, F. E. Avwemoya and C. S. Adindu (2012). The Effects of feed formulated with Moringa oleifer leave on the growth of African castfish, Claries gariepinus. Journal of Biosciences. 6(45) 121 – 126
I. O. Igwilo, F. C. Ezeonu, S. C. Uddi, U. F. Umeoguaju, C. I. Nsofor, C. S. Okafor (2011). The anti-nutritional factors in stem of a local cultivar of Moringa oleifera (Lam). Indian Journal of Biochemistry, 5(4) 249 – 252.
Nwosu, M. C., Okeke, J. J. and Nsofor, C. I. (2009). Studies on the growth performance and comparative effect of length-weight relationship of Heterobranchus bidorsalis and Heteroclarias (Cypriniforms: claridae). Natural and Applied Sciences Journal. 10 (3) 310 – 318.
Nwosu, M. C., Nsofor, C. I., and Okeke, J. J. (2009). Studies on the Ichthyofaunal assemblages of some natural lakes in Anambra State, Nigeria. Natural and Applied Sciences Journal. 10 (2) 188 – 196.
Nwosu, M. C., Nsofor, C. I., Okeke, J. J. and Anaeto, F. C. (2009). An evaluation of the economic benefits and yield characteristics of a reference feed substituted with cassava-peels for catfish. (Heterobranchus bidorsalis) culture. Natural and Applied Sciences Journal. 10 (1) 83 – 84.
Ewuim, S. C., Ibeabuchi, E. N., Nsofor, C. I. and Akunne, C. E. (2008). The Effect of Biocyn on the early growth of broiler chicks of domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus L.). Natural and Applied Sciences Journal. 9 (3) 263 – 271.
Nsofor, C. I., Osayamwen, E. N., Ewium, S.C. and Etaga, H. O. (2008). Effects of varying levels of maggot and fish meal on food utilization and growth of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) fingerlings reared in net hapas in concrete ponds. Natural and Applied Sciences Journal 9 (1) 79 – 83.
Ewium, S. C. and Nsofor, C. I. (2007). A Study of the Insect Population of two Arable Plots and its Environmental Implications in Awka, South-Eastern Nigeria. Natural and Applied Sciences Journal 8 (1) 22 – 25.
Nsofor, C.I., Ufodike, E. B. C. and Onuoha, S. O. (2007). The Bioaccumulation of some heavy metals in some organs of two commercial Fish, Clarias geriepinus (Burchell, 1822) and Chrysichtys nigrodigitatus (Lacepede) from River Niger, Onitsha Shelf, Anambra State. Journal of Aquatic Sciences. 22 (1) 33 - 38.
Nsofor, C. I. and Aguigwo, J. A. (2005). The Bioaccumulation of Zinc, Iron, Copper, Lead and Cadmium by some fish species from the River Niger, Anambra State, Nigeria. Environmental Studies and Research Journal. 5 (1) 122-129.
Nsofor, C. I. (2004). A Review of Sources and Toxic Impacts of Metal Pollution in the Aquatic Environment. Environmental Studies and Research Journal 4(1) 72-79.
Eboatu, A. N., Ezenweke, L. O., Asomugha, R. N., Nsofor, C.I. and Uzoma, C. U (2004 ). Studies on the chemical composition and economic Importance of water Hyacinth (Eichorina Crassipes) to the environment (Plants and Animals). Environmental Studies and Research Journal 4(1) 57-63.
Aguigwo, J. N., Eze, C. C. and Nsofor, C. I. (2002). Studies on the effect of different protein sources of supplementary feed on growth and survival of Heterotis niloticus fingerlings. Journal of Applied Sciences 5 (2) 2767-2775.
Eboatu, A. N., Ezenweke, L. O., Asomugha, C. U., Enuwa, O. and Nsofor, C. I. (2002). Aqueous extracts of some tropical plants as fixatives for animal tissues. African Journal of Sciences 3 (2) 741-751.
Aguigwo, J. N. and Nsofor, C. I. (2001). Studies on the effect of clomiphene citrate on growth and survival of Clarias angularis. African Journal of Science 1, 18-23.
Aguigwo, J. N. and Nsofor, C. I. (2000), Studies on the Occurrence and distribution of Helminth parasites of Heterotis niloticus. World Journal of Biotechnology 1 (1) 17-23.
Nsofor, C. I. (2000). Studies on the effect of different diet levels on growth and tissue composition of African catfish - Clarias gariepinu. World Journal of Biotechnology, 1(1) 32 - 35.
Aguigwo, J. N. and Nsofor, C. I. (1999). Seasonal Abundance and Maturation of Heterotis niloticus (Muller, 1843) in Anambra River basin. Nigerian Journal of Applied Sciences, 2(2) 589-595.
Nsofor, C. I. and Aguigwo J. N. (1995). Studies on the biology of Clarias albopunctatus (N & L). Effect on Food and Stocking Density on the Growth and Survival of Fingerlings. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology 2 (2) 258-266