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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 152–158.
Published: 03 April 2018
... Arm of Lake Malaŵi. Breeding seasonality was analyzed on the basis of monthly variation of gonado-somatic index and gonadal appearance, while sexual maturity was determined by fitting the logistic model to the proportions of sexually mature individuals. Length frequency data were used to characterize...
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Published: 03 April 2018
Figure 1. Maps showing southern Lake Malawi (SEA and SWA) in Malawi and its position on Lake Malawi in relation to neighbouring countries. More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 307–313.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Patrick Buat; Patricia S. Ramlal; Stephanie J. Guildford In the surface sediments below the oxic-anoxic interface in meromictic Lake Malawi, there is little or no evidence of biological activity. As the water depth increases, even in sediments within the oxic zone microbial activity, as measured...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 293–305.
Published: 01 September 2002
... fisheries in developing countries. The fish stocks of Lake Malawi/Nyassa are currently managed by restrictions on fishing gears, fishing areas, and fishing times. Catch statistics and an annual frame survey of fishing effort provide input data for stock assessment studies that are used to derive...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (3): 241–254.
Published: 31 August 2010
...Olaf L. F. Weyl; Anthony J. Ribbink; Denis Tweddle Lake Malawi's fishes are a source of food for millions and provide a livelihood for thousands by encouraging tourism, fascinating the scientific fraternity, enchanting aquarists around the world and maintaining ecosystem processes in the lake. From...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 193–194.
Published: 03 April 2018
...Martin Van der Knaap; Mohi Munawar Copyright © 2018 AEHMS 2018 The 8 th Great Lakes of the World symposium ( GLOW VIII–Advancing the Ecosystem Approach: Good Governance for Adaptation and Rehabilitation ) was held in Mangochi, Malawi from 24 to 26 March 2015. Participants from 11...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 168–175.
Published: 03 April 2018
...Friday Njaya; Steve Donda; Mafaniso Hara This article seeks to review and identify potential sources of funds for implementation of planned activities within a fisheries co-management arrangement in the southern Lake Malawi, Mangochi District. In this review, we use secondary sources on fisheries...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 185–192.
Published: 03 April 2018
... on temperate lakes. Here we explore the implications of plankton stoichiometry for nutrient cycling in tropical Lake Malawi. Three seston size fractions (picoplankton, nanoplankton and net plankton) displayed seasonal variations in C:P, C:N and N:P ratios. On average, picoplankton displayed lower C:P, C:N...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 139–151.
Published: 03 April 2018
...Maxon Ngochera; Steve Donda; Mafaniso Hara; Erling Berge The southeast arm of Lake Malawi catchment has a wide range of natural resources that require prudent management for sustainability and maximisation of benefits. The current management practice is government sector based, with individual...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 121–131.
Published: 03 April 2018
...G. Z. Kanyerere; D. Kaonga; O. Mponda; B. Nkhoma; E. Ngulande A study to assess the status of the large scale commercial fisheries operating in southern Lake Malawi was conducted using generalised linear modelling and Principles of Precautionary Approach. The generalised linear modelling analysis...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 159–167.
Published: 03 April 2018
...Figure 1. Maps showing southern Lake Malawi (SEA and SWA) in Malawi and its position on Lake Malawi in relation to neighbouring countries. ...
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Published: 31 August 2010
Figure 1 Map of Lake Malawi summarising predominant environment, potential yield, fishing effort and most recent yield estimates as well as the overall status of the fishery. Effort estimates are based on 2005 data for Malawi, 2007 for Mozambique and 2002 data for Tanzania. Inshore potential yield More
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Published: 03 April 2018
Figure 1. Topography and drainage pattern of the southeast arm of Lake Malawi catchment (source: Department of Surveys, GoM, 2013). More
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Published: 03 April 2018
Figure 2. The southeast arm of Lake Malawi showing demarcated fishing zones and main settlements. Modified from GOM/FAO/UNDP ( 1993 ). More
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Figure 5. Small Cichlids (Kambuzi) from the southeast arm of Lake Malawi and larger Cichlids from Lake Malombe. More
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Published: 03 April 2018
Figure 6. Beach seining on Lake Malawi and using scoop nets in the fast-moving waters at the Barrage. More
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Published: 03 April 2018
Figure 1. Map of southern Lake Malawi showing general bathymetry. More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (1): 35–45.
Published: 01 January 2000
...S.J. Guildford; H.A. Bootsma; E.J. Fee; R.E. Hecky; G. Patterson Abstract Phytoplankton growth in Lake Malawi was moderately nitrogen and phosphorus-deficient according to indicators of phytoplankton nutrient status (particulate C:N, C:P, N:P composition ratios, nitrogen and phosphorus debt assays...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 90–96.
Published: 02 January 2014
... and its basin. Engraulicypris sardella (Gutter, 1868) a small endemic cyprinid fish in Lake Nyasa locally called “Usipa”, is an important human food resource for the riparian countries of Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania (Tweddle and Lewis, 1990 ). E. sardella forms an important part of the foodweb...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 289–297.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Andrew W. Yasindi; William D. Taylor The abundance, biomass and composition of planktonic ciliates were studied in two Great Lakes of Africa, Malawi and Victoria, between June, 1997, and June, 1999, to investigate their role in the food webs of these lakes. Oligotrichs ( Strombidium , Strobilidium...