Olanike K. Adeyemo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Office: CEHT-Building 471, Room 55A

Phone: (352) 392-2243

Email: oadeyemo@ufl.edu


Current Research Interests

  • Identification of biological effects of environmental contaminants in Fish and other aquatic animals
  • Use of molecular techniques to identify and evaluate exposure to environmental contaminants in Fish
  • Climate and Global Change-related Impacts assessments in aquatic ecosystems
  • Fish food safety


  • Ph.D. (Aquatic Epidemiology and Toxicology), University of Ibadan, Nigeria. (2005)
  • Masters Degree in Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine (MVPH), University of Ibadan, Nigeria. (1998)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), University of Ibadan, Nigeria. (1994)

Selected Publications

  • Alarape, S.A., Ajani, F., Adeyemo, O.K., Shobiye, J.O. (2013). Effect of Copper Sulphate on Spawning Success in African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus, Burchell 1822), Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, online first http://scialert.net/onlinefirst.php?issn=1816-4927
  • Adeyemo, O.K., Ubiogoro, O. (2012). Ecotoxicological Assessment for Poly-Aromatic Hydrocarbon In Aquatic Systems Of Oil Producing Communities In Delta State, Nigeria, Journal of Fisheries Science, 6 (1): 53-62 http://www.fisheriessciences.com/tur/Journal/vol6/issue1/jfscom2012007.pdf
  • Otuh, P.I., Adeyemo, O.K., Akomolafe, O.T. (2011). Public Health Implications of some Heavy Metal Pollution in selected Aquatic Systems in Western Nigeria. Tropical Veterinarian, Vol 29 (4): 10-20.
  • Ajani, F; Emikpe B.O.; Adeyemo, O.K. (2011). Histopathological and enzyme changes in Clarias gariepinus (burchell 1822) exposed to nitrite at different water temperatures, Nature and Science, 9 (5): 119-124.
  • Adeyemo, O.K.; Adedeji, O.B.; Offor, C.C. (2010). Blood Lead Level As Biomarker of Environmental Lead Pollution in Feral and Cultured African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Nigerian Veterinary Journal, Vol 31(2): 48-56. http://ajol.info/index.php/nvj
  • Olatunji-Akioye A.O.; Adeyemo O.K.; Akomolafe, O.T. (2010). Photographic and Radiographic Study Of Osteological Abnormalities Of The Head Of Adult African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus). International Journal of Morphology, 28(3):719-722. http://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0717-95022010000300010&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
  • Adeyemo, O.K (2008). Histological Alterations Observed in the Gills and Ovaries of Clarias gariepinus Exposed To Environmentally Relevant Lead Concentrations. Journal of Environmental Health, 70 (9) 48- 51.
  • Adeyemi, I.G.; Adeyemo, O.K. (2007). Waste Management Practices At The Bodija Abattoir, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 64(1):71-82. www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a772297783~db=all~jumptype=rss
  • Adeyemo, O.K. (2003). Consequences of Pollution and Degradation Of Nigerian Aquatic Environment on Fisheries Resources. The Environmentalist. 23 (4), 297-306. http://www.springerlink.com/content/p77757251w4273g3/fulltext.pdf
  • Adeyemo, O.K.; Agbede, S.A.; Magaji, A.A (2002). The clearance of colloidal carbon from the blood of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Veterinarski arhiv. 72 (2), 109-118. www.vef.hr/vetarhiv/papers/72-2/adeyemo.pdf.

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