Molecular evolution and ecomorphological divergence in the endemic Tanganyikan cichlid tribe Eretmodini (Cichlidae, Pisces)



ancient lakes, lentic, hydrobiology, taxonomy, molecular phylogeny, speciation, evolution, impact of increased sediment load, zoology, ichtyology, Limnology and hydrobiology, Morphology, Phylogeny and evolution, Systematics and taxonomy, Ponds and lakes , standing waters, Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, 9. Inland Water Biodiversity, tropical Africa, E-Africa, Burundi, Tanzania, C-Africa, Congo-Kinshasa, Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, lake Tanganyika, Metazoa, Vertebrata, Pisces, Teleostei, Perciformes, Cichlidae, Eretmodini


Burundi {Geographical scope}
Congo, Democratic Republic of {Geographical scope}
Malawi {Geographical scope}
Tanzania {Geographical scope}
Zambia {Geographical scope}
Inland Waters {Habitat type}


Name Role Start End
Systematics and biochemical taxonomy unknown


Reference Role
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Rüber L., Verheyen E., and Meyer A. (1999) - Recurrent parallel evolution of trophic specialisation in a single cichlid fish lineage from Lake Tanganyika suggests replicated adaptive evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 96: 10230-10235. author

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