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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 4–13.
Published: 02 January 2014
...M. Van der Knaap; K. I. Katonda; G. J. De Graaf From 1999 to 2011 some regions in the Lake Tanganyika Basin experienced humanitarian crises that displaced hundreds of thousands of people to neighboring countries. When relative calm returned to the region in 2008, an influx of displaced peoples...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 July 2013
... portion, while claiming that no scientific evidence existed for the other part. The co-management system making use of Beach Management Units (BMU) is well developed on Lake Victoria, but has only been partly introduced to the shores of Lake Tanganyika, where certain management structures have existed...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (2): 203–213.
Published: 28 May 2010
...Nshombo Muderhwa; Lushombo Matabaro In the present study we compared morphological characteristics of the endemic fish species Lamprichthys tanganicanus (Poeciliidae) from Lake Tanganyika to those of similar fish samples which have appeared in Lake Kivu since 2006 to assess: (1) the taxonomic...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 255–265.
Published: 01 September 2002
...V. T. Langenberg; L. M. Mwape; K. Tshibangu; J.-M. Tumba; A. A. Koelmans; R. Roijackers; K. Salonen; J. Sarvala; H. Mölsä Thermal structure, light attenuation, and chlorophyll- a dynamics within the upper 100 m at the northern and southern ends of Lake Tanganyika were measured from August 1995–July...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 267–281.
Published: 01 September 2002
...H. Mölsä; J. Sarvala; S. Badende; D. Chitamwebwa; R. Kanyaru; M. Mulimbwa; L. Mwape Ecological, socio-economical, and institutional elements were combined when the Lake Tanganyika Framework Fisheries Management Plan was designed as the outcome of the FAO/Finland Lake Tanganyika Research Project...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 283–292.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Jouko Sarvala; Marjo Tarvainen; Kalevi Salonen; Hannu Mölsä Fisheries in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa, are mainly based on two predominantly planktivorous clupeids ( Stolothrissa tanganicae and Limnothrissa miodon ) and a centropomid predator ( Lates stappersi ), caught with lift nets, purse seines...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 241–250.
Published: 01 September 2003
...J. Sarvala; S. Badende; D. Chitamwebwa; P. Juvonen; L. Mwape; H. Mölsä; N. Mulimbwa; K. Salonen; M. Tarvainen; K. Vuorio Food web structure of the pelagic community in Lake Tanganyika was studied using the stable nitrogen and carbon isotopes 15 N and 13 C. Size-fractionated seston, zooplankton...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Kristiina Vuorio; Marja Nuottajärvi; Kalevi Salonen; Jouko Sarvala The spatial distribution of phytoplankton and picocyanobacteria was studied in Lake Tanganyika in relation to environmental factors. Sampling was conducted within three weeks during the wet season of 1998 when the water column...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 279–288.
Published: 01 September 2003
...V. T. Langenberg; J. Sarvala; R. Roijackers We determined the spatial and temporal distribution of major plant nutrients, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll- a and primary production, at three deep-water locations in Lake Tanganyika to infer patterns of water displacements and to interpret the impact...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (1): 55–64.
Published: 01 January 2000
...V. Podsetchine; T. Huttula Abstract A three-dimensional numerical circulation model of Lake Tanganyika, developed within the Lake Tanganyika Research Project (LTR-FAO/FINNIDA) is described. The model is based on full non-linear hydrodynamics equations, modified according to hydrostatic...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 34–40.
Published: 02 January 2014
...M. Van der Knaap; D. Manara Kamitenga; L. Ngoie Many; A. Esube Tambwe; G. J. De Graaf Since the first regional lakewide fisheries frame survey on Lake Tanganyika in 1995, no fisheries census was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo and therefore the results of the second lakewide frame...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 41–51.
Published: 02 January 2014
...C. D. Mushagalusa; M. Nshombo; M. Lushombo This study describes the inshore fishery on the littoral cichlids in Lake Tanganyika, to evaluate the potential impact of fishing gear on the cichlid fishes and their diversity. The fishing activity at the northwestern end of Lake Tanganyika in Uvira...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 25–33.
Published: 02 January 2014
...N'sibula Mulimbwa; Joost A. M. Raeymaekers; Jouko Sarvala Catches of clupeid fish were recorded twice a week from February 2007 to May 2008 in the northern end of Lake Tanganyika, and allocated to species ( Stolothrissa tanganicae and Limnothrissa miodon ) according to representative catch samples...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (1): 11–19.
Published: 26 February 2010
...N'sibula Mulimbwa; Jouko Sarvala; Martin van der Knaap The Nyangara wetland, also known as Laguna, in the fluvial plain of Rusizi River at the northern end of Lake Tanganyika, harbours a fish fauna which offers food and income for 500 people directly or indirectly associated with fisheries. Fishing...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 195–200.
Published: 03 April 2018
...M. Van der Knaap Copyright © 2018 AEHMS 2018 Lake Tanganyika, the deepest and second largest lake in Africa, is shared among the Republic of Burundi in the north, the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, the Republic of Zambia in the south and the United Republic of Tanzania...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 201–212.
Published: 03 April 2018
...Cheng Yu; Shuang S. Chen; Lu Zhang; Qun Gao; Zhaode Wang; Qiushi Shen Sources of pollution at the northern end of Lake Tanganyika are concentrated around Bujumbura, Burundi. This article studied the water quality characteristics of seven inflowing rivers emptying into Lake Tanganyika. Chemical...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (4): 401–410.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Déo Mushagalusa Cirhuza; Pierre-Denis Plisnier Copepod has an important ecological role as a main food of several fishes on which commercial fisheries are based in Lake Tanganyika. However, very little multi-annual monitoring programs have been conducted for this group of crustacean zooplankton...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (1): 16–28.
Published: 10 March 2008
...V. T. Langenberg; J.-m. Tumba; K. Tshibangu; C. Lukwesa; D. Chitamwebwa; D. Bwebwa; L. Makasa; R. Roijackers From 28 August to 6 September 1995, we monitored the lake-wide physical, chemical and biological properties of the pelagic waters in Lake Tanganyika. The aim of this study was to examine...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (1): 36–41.
Published: 10 March 2008
...Hudson H. Nkotagu Lake Tanganyika is a large East African rift valley system holding about 1/6 of the world's liquid freshwater with about 2000 species of organisms (fauna and flora), of which about 700 are endemic. The lake faces a number of threats including excess sedimentation, overfishing...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (1): 29–35.
Published: 10 March 2008
...I. A. Kimirei; Y. D. Mgaya; A. I. Chande The pelagic fishery of Lake Tanganyika provides employment to about 1 million consumers and protein to many more people living around the lake. It is mainly based on three commercially important fish species namely two clupeids Stolothrissa tanganicae...
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