Dr. Mahongo is a Senior Research Officer at Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI). He holds a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2014), an M.Sc. degree in Physical Oceanography from Gothenburg University, Sweden (1997), a Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Affairs from Dalhousie University, Canada (1990), and a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (1988). Dr. Mahongo is a multi-disciplinary research scientist, having a wide range of research interests in marine and freshwater research, including fisheries resources management.


Journals
YearCitation
2014Mahongo, S.B. Annual to Inter-Decadal Variability in Surface Air Temperature Along the Coast of Tanzania, Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 13(2): 109 – 124.
2014Mahongo, SB & Shaghude YW Modelling the dynamics of the Tanzanian coastal waters. Journal of Oceanography and Marine Science, 5(1): 1-7
2013Mahongo S & Shaghude Y. Investigating the effect of winds and storms on shoreline erosion along the coast of Tanzania. Journal of Shipping and Ocean Engineering, 3(1-2): 61-69.
2013Mahongo SB & Francis J. Analysis of rainfall variations and trends in coastal Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 11(2): 121-133.
2013Mahongo SB & Deo MC. Using neural networks to forecast sea surface temperature anomalies in the western Indian Ocean. International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems, 4(2): 133-150.
2012Mahongo SB, Francis J & Osima SE. Wind patterns of coastal Tanzania: Their variability and trends. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 10 (2): 107-120.
2010Mahongo SB & Francis J. Monthly variations in sea level at the Island of Zanzibar. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 9 (1): 1-14.
2009Mahongo SB, The changing global climate and its implication on sea level trends in Tanzania and the western Indian Ocean. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 8 (2): 147-159.
2002Shaghude YW, Wannäs KO & Mahongo SB, Biogenic assemblage and hydrodynamic settings of the tidally dominated reef platform sediments of the Zanzibar Channel. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 1 (2): 107-116.
2000Mahongo SB. Radiative heat exchange in a tropical Chwaka bay, east coast of Zanzibar. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 29: 12-18.
2000Mahongo SB. Radiative heat exchange in a tropical Chwaka bay, east coast of Zanzibar. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 29: 12-18.
1999Mahongo SB.Turbulent Heat Energy Exchange in a Tropical Bay. Tanzania Journal of Science, 28: 1-12.
1998Mahongo SB. Bottom reflection in a shallow tidal bay. Tanzania Journal of Science, 26: 37-48.
1994Mahongo, S.B. Management of Crustacean Resources in the Southwest Indian Ocean Region: Relevance of the Conventional Regulatory Techniques. TAFIRI Bulletin, 3: 58-64.
Books
YearCitation
2017Mgaya YD, Mahongo S. (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources: Research and management in Tanzania. Monographiae Biologicae, Vol. 93. Springer, Cham, 287pp.
2017Mgaya YD, Mahongo S (2017) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources. Monographiae Biologicae, 287p. Springer, Cham
2014Mahongo S, Odido M and Aura S (Eds). Proceedings of the First IOCAFRICA Ocean Forecasting Workshop for the Western Indian Ocean Region, Institute for Meteorological Training and Research, Nairobi, Kenya, 11-15 August 2014. IOC Workshop Report No. 267, UNESCO-IOC, Nairobi, 23p.
2014Aura S, Backeberg B, Bemiasa J, Folorunsho R, Jiang L, Kumar M.N, Lebehot A, Mahongo S, Odido M, Reed G, Shillington F, Samiksha SV (Eds). Proceedings of the African Summer School on the Application of Ocean Data and Modelling Products, April – September 2014. IOC Workshop Report No. 268, UNESCO-IOC, Nairobi, 272p.
2001Francis, J., Mahongo, S., Semesi, A., Muhando, C., Mgaya, Y., Daffa, J. and M. Ngoile (Eds). Eastern Africa Atlas of Coastal Resources: Tanzania. UNEP, Nairobi, 111p.
Book Chapters
YearCitation
2017Mosha EJ, Mahongo SB, Hoza RB, Mgaya YD, (2017) Financing Mechanisms for Lake Victoria Fisheries Management. In: Mgaya Y, Mahongo S (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources. Monographiae Biologicae, 205-217. Springer, Cham
2017Kimirei IA, Semba M, Mwakosya C, Mgaya YD, Mahongo SB (2017) Environmental Changes in the Tanzanian Part of Lake Victoria. In: Mgaya Y, Mahongo S (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources. Monographiae Biologicae, 93: 37-59. Springer, Cham
20172. Katunzi EFB, Onyango PO, Mahongo SB, Kishe-Machumu MA, Rijssel J C, Kayanda RS, Mgaya YD (2017) Historical Perspectives and Trends in Fisheries Research in Tanzania. In: Mgaya Y, Mahongo S (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources. Monographiae Biologicae, 93: 11-35. Springer, Cham
20172. Katunzi EFB, Onyango PO, Mahongo SB, Kishe-Machumu MA, Rijssel J C, Kayanda RS, Mgaya YD (2017) Historical Perspectives and Trends in Fisheries Research in Tanzania. In: Mgaya Y, Mahongo S (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources. Monographiae Biologicae, 93: 11-35. Springer, Cham
2017Mosha EJ, Mahongo SB, Hoza RB, Mgaya YD. Financing Mechanisms for Lake Victoria Fisheries Management. In: Mgaya Y., Mahongo S. (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources. Monographiae Biologicae, 93: 205-217. Springer, Cham
2017Kimirei IA, Semba M, Mwakosya C, Mgaya YD, Mahongo SB. Environmental Changes in the Tanzanian Part of Lake Victoria. In: Mgaya Y., Mahongo S. (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources: Research and management in Tanzania. Monographiae Biologicae, 93: 37-59. Springer, Cham
2017Katunzi EFB, Onyango PO, Mahongo SB, Kishe-Machumu MA, Rijssel J C, Kayanda RS, Mgaya YD. Historical Perspectives and Trends in Fisheries Research in Tanzania. In: Mgaya Y., Mahongo S. (eds) Lake Victoria Fisheries Resources: Research and management in Tanzania. Monographiae Biologicae, 93: 11-35. Springer, Cham
2015Mahongo, S. Sea/Air Interaction. In: (J. Paula, Ed.) The Regional State of the Coast Report: Western Indian Ocean. UNEP-Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA, Nairobi, Kenya, pp. 199-210.
2015Mahongo, S., Mwaipopo, R. Planet: Oceans and Life, In: (J. Paula, Ed.) The Regional State of the Coast Report: Western Indian Ocean. UNEP-Nairobi Convention and WIOMSA, Nairobi, Kenya, pp. 3-12.
2012Shaghude, Y.W., Mahongo, S., Muzuka, A.N.N., Nyandwi, N. Physical and Geological Processes in Chwaka Bay. In: People, Nature and Research in Chwaka bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania. de la Torre-Castro, M. & T.J. Lyimo (eds). ISBN: 978-9987-9559-1-6. Zanzibar Town, WIOMSA, pp. 41-55.

Position:Senior Research Officer I
Phone:+255 22 22650043
Email: shigalla@tafiri.go.tz
Address:TAFIRI HQ, P.O. Box 9750, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Fax:+255 22 2650043