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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 (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 (2010) 13 (2): 203–213.
Published: 28 May 2010
... of Lamprichthys tanganicanus samples collected from Tanganyika were similar to those of fish collected in Lake Kivu indicating that recent fish samples caught together with Limnothrissa miodon in this lake indeed belong to Lamprichthys tanganicanus, a non-cichlid fish well known to be endemic to Lake Tanganyika...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (2): 164–171.
Published: 01 April 2013
... taxonomic authority to the other. Approximately 600 species are endemic to the lake, including 245 morphologically diverse and colourful cichlid fish species (LTA Secretariat, 2012a ). Lake Tanganyika is unique in harbouring endemic species clusters of bagrids, cyprinids, mastacembelids, and mochokids...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (4): 433–446.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Eric O. Odada; Daniel O. Olago The Great Lakes Belt of Africa cuts across five major drainage basins: The Nile, Congo-Zaire, Rift Valley, Coastal and Zambezi basins. The region contains the earth's largest aggregation of tropical lakes. Three of these lakes–Victoria, Tanganyika and Malawi—hold one...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 July 2013
... a total of 175 different new species. Estimates suggest that Lake Tanganyika harbours at least 1,500 species, although species numbers vary according to taxonomic authority. Approximately 600 species are endemic to the lake, including 245 morphologically diverse and colourful cichlid fish species...
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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 (2000) 3 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 January 2000
... and Hall . In Dochoda , M.R. 1991 . Meeting the challenge of exotics in the Great Lakes: the role of an international commission . Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. , 48 ( Suppl. 1 ): 171 – 176 . Dumont , H.J. 1986 . The Tanganyika sardine in Lake Kivu: another ecodisaster...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (4): 401–410.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of Uvira (DRC) during both day- and nighttime. Their results indicated that the nauplii and cyclopoid copepodids predominated; this confirmed partially our results at the littoral site off Uvira but the planktivory by littoral cichlid diversity of Lake Tanganyika has not yet demonstrated in details...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2020) 23 (3): 249–266.
Published: 02 July 2020
...J.T.B. Kwik; R.B.H. Lim; J.H. Liew; D.C.J. Yeo Recent biodiversity surveys in the lentic habitats of Singapore revealed that non-native cichlids (at least 14 species from different origins) were the most abundant species in the reservoirs of Singapore. To understand the diversity and distribution...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (4): 407–415.
Published: 28 November 2007
... miodon and Stolothrissa tanganicae in Lake Tanganyika, of which the former was successfully introduced into Lakes Kivu ( Roest, 1999 ), Kariba and Cabora Bassa ( Gliwicz, 1984 ). Previous studies include the spawning season and migration activity of larvae of Limnothrissa miodon ( Mwenyimali, 1993...
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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 (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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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 (2007) 10 (4): 416–433.
Published: 28 November 2007
... regularly explore the hypoxic layer. Similar observations have been made in Lake Tanganyika, where Lates mariae and some cichlid species were caught at depths where oxygen concentrations were less than 1 mg l − 1 ( Coulter, 1967 ). Laboratory experiments revealed that Lake Victoria haplochromines...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2000
... . In Coulter , G.W. 1988 . Seasonal hydrodynamic cycles in Lake Tanganyika . Verh. Int. Verein. Limnol. , 23 : 86 – 89 . Debacon , M.K. and McIntyre , C.D. 1991 . Taxonomic structure of phytoplankton assemblages in Crater Lake, Oregon, USA . Freshwat. Biol. , 25 : 95 – 104...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (1): 42–49.
Published: 10 March 2008
... Great lakes Victoria, Tanganyika Comparative and comprehensive great lakes, UNESCO/IHP-IV M-5.1 Kaufman , L. 1992 . Catastrophic change in species rich freshwater ecosystem: lessons of Lake Victoria . Bioscience , 42 : 846 – 858 . Kudhogania , A. W. and Cordone , A. J...
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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 (2002) 5 (3): 315–327.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the attraction of Lake Tanganyika to tourists (Allison et al., 2000 for review). Although Lake Malawi National Park attracts large numbers of visitors (mainly backpackers), the attractions of Cape Maclear as a visitor destination are only partly to do with the cichlid Ž sh diversity. National Park tourism can...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Minimum Maximum Minimum Mean African Lakes Kivu 24.5 23.0 22.8 22.5 > 23 Malawi 28.0 23.0 22.3 22. l > 22.3 Tanganyika 27.0 24.0 23.5 23.2 > 23.5 Victoria 28.0 23.5 23.7 23.5 > 24 Laurentian Lakes Erie 22.0 0 8 < 4 8.9 Huron ! 8.5 0 4 < 4 4.5 Ontario 20.5 0 5 < 4 4.4 Superior 14.0 0 4 < 4 3.6...