Research Projects and Publications

Research Projects

•  The impacts of non-native Gouramis on native fishes in Iquitos.

•  Competition between guppies and killifish in the Peruvian Amazon.

•  Differential uptake of nutrients by emergent plants in aquaculture effluent water.

•  Reproduction of ornamental fish of the species Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma.

•  Comparative trials and cultivation of zooplankton for food of larvae of ornamental fish.

•  Reproduction trials of Apistogramma spp. in controlled environments, study of sex ratio.

•  Intensive production of protozoan infusoria for food of post-larval ornamental fish.

•  Tests of treatments for parasitic diseases in ornamental fishes.

•  Comparative treatments and doses of levamisole for the control of parasitic nematodes in ornamental fish.



•  Nakajima R, Rimachi EV, Santos-Silva EN, Calixto LSF, Leite RG, Khen A, Yamane T, Mazeroll AI, Inuma JC, Utumi EYK, Tanaka A. (2017) The density and biomass of mesozooplankton and ichthyoplankton in the Negro and the Amazon Rivers during the rainy season: the ecological importance of the confluence boundary. PeerJ 5:e3308

•  Ramos-EF, Guardia-C C, and Serrano-M E. 2017. Histopatholgical study in wild freshwater stingrays Potamotrygon motoro in the Peruvian Amazon. Comparative Clinical Pathology 1:1-5.

•  Ramos-EF, Sandoval-C N, Morales-C S, Contreras-S G, Manchego-S A. 2016. Lesiones Histopatológicas y Aislamiento Bacteriológico en Gamitanas (Colossoma macropomum) Aparentemente Sanas. Rev. investig. vet. Perú 27:188-195.

•  Babilonia Medina J, Flores Ancajina M, Chuquipiondo Guardia C. 2014. Reproducción inducida del sábalo cola roja Brycon cephalus (Günther, 1869). Amazonía peruana: Iquitos. Informe 41:1-4.

•  de Chambrier A, Scholz T, Kuchta R, Posel P, Mortenthaler M, and Chuquipiondo Guardia C. 2008. Tapeworms (Cestoda: Proteocephalidea) of Fishes from the Amazon River in Peru. Comparative Parasitology 73(1):111-120.

•  Mazeroll, AI  and Weiss M. The state of confusion in Discus taxonomy. in, The Cichlids Yearbook 5. ed. Ad Konings. pp.77-83. Cichlid Press. Germany. (Published in English, German, Swedish, French, and Dutch).