The trophic ecology of the demersal fish community of Lake Malawi/Niassa, Central Africa


INCO-DC project financed by the European Community, with partners in Belgium, Ireland, England, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi. The Africa Museum is responsible for the fish taxonomy part


cichlids, endemicity, conservation, Modelling, SADC, biodiversity, freshwater, taxonomy, systematics, lakes, limnology, ichthyology, fishes, phylogeny, distribution, fisheries, sustainable use, threats, Biogeography, Genetics, Morphology, Systematics and taxonomy, Ponds and lakes , standing waters, The effect of Biodiversity on Ecosystem Functioning, Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, Systematics, Inventorying and Classification, Monitoring of Biodiversity, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Inland Water Biodiversity, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Lake Malawi, Lake Nyasa, Lago Niassa, Metazoa, Vertebrata, Pisces, Cichlidae


Malawi {Geographical scope}
Mozambique {Geographical scope}
Tanzania {Geographical scope}
Inland Waters {Habitat type}


Name Role Start End
Snoeks, Jos promotor


Name Role Start End
Section Vertebrates unknown


Name Role Start End
The trophic ecology of the demersal fish community of Lake Malawi/Niassa, Central Africa, partim Ostracoda (Crustacea) partner
The trophic ecology of the demersal fish community of Lake Malawi/Niassa, Central Africa, partim Cichlidae (Perciformes, Teleostei) partner


Reference Role
Snoeks, J. 2000. - How well known is the ichthyodiversity of the ancient African lakes ? In : Rossiter, A. & Kawanabe, H., eds. Advances in ecological research, vol 31. Ancient lakes: biodiversity, ecology and evolution; Academic Press : 17-38. author
Snoeks, J. 2000. - Systematics of the cichlids of the East African Lakes: from chaos to complexity. International symposium on Great Lakes of the world (GLOW II), abstracts : 22. author
Arnegard, M.E. & Snoeks, J. 2001. - A new three-spottedcichlid species with hypertrophied lips (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the deep waters of Lake Malawi/Nyasa, Africa. Copeia 2001 (3). author
Duponchelle, F., Snoeks, J., Agnese, J-F., Hanssens, M., Mafuca, J., Mandere, D. & Msukwa, A. 1999. - Comparison of taxonomic, genetic and life history characteristics of two species in various parts of Lake Malawi/Nyasa. SADC/GEF Lake Malawi/Nyasa Biodiversity Conservation Project, extended abstracts. Senga Bay, Malawi : 34-35. author
Snoeks, J. 2000. - Lake Malawi/Nyasa fishes and their conservation: a systematist's viewpoint. Abstr. Intern. Symp. Freshwater Fish Conservation, Albufeira, Portugal : 23. author

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