Biodiversity of Central University Wetland Site Miotso Campus: Resourceful Flora and Fauna Profile

Authors

  • James Saaman Central University, Accra, Ghana
  • Charles Emmanuel Annoh Central University, Accra, Ghana
  • E. K. Ireland Central University, Accra, Ghana

Keywords:

Biodiversity, Wetland, Migration, Fauna, Flora, Venomous, Profile

Abstract

Wetlands are very important ecological sites for breeding and feeding habits of various types of animals, especially fishes and migrating birds. A research was conducted to determine the biodiversity of the Central University Wetland site, Miotso campus, for ecological study and economic developmental purposes. This paper presented resourceful profiles of some fauna and flora constituents of the Wetland site. Observations of different types of birds, reptiles, insects and varieties
of plants species were noted. Eleven herbaceous plants of medicinal importance were identified and classified. Six varieties of venomous and non-venomous snakes were identified and different species of insects of economic importance were also found at the Wetland site. The Central University Wetland site was rich in biodiversity and should be protected against unauthorized activities, harnessed
for further research studies and other economic benefits.

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2021-07-30

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Saaman, J., Annoh, C. E. ., & Ireland, E. K. . (2021). Biodiversity of Central University Wetland Site Miotso Campus: Resourceful Flora and Fauna Profile. Central Inquiry, 4(1), 99–117. Retrieved from http://journal.central.edu.gh/index.php/journal/article/view/24

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