Endemic lake fishes inhabit rapids of the Lukuga River

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Endemic lake fishes inhabit rapids of the Lukuga River

Post by Bojan Dolenc » Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:46 pm

Kullander, Sven O. and Tyson R. Roberts (2011): Out of Lake Tanganyika: endemic lake fishes inhabit rapids of the Lukuga River. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (4) [2011]: 355-376.
http://www.pfeil-verlag.de/04biol/.../c ... 2_4_08.pdf
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Post by Mark Smith » Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:59 pm

It was amazing to find Simochromis diagramma, S. babaulti, Ctenochromis horei, and even an undescribed Tanganicodus species some 100 kilometers downstream from the lake, among other species supposedly endemic to the lake.

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Post by Bojan Dolenc » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:36 pm

Mark Smith wrote:It was amazing to find Simochromis diagramma, S. babaulti, Ctenochromis horei, and even an undescribed Tanganicodus species some 100 kilometers downstream from the lake, among other species supposedly endemic to the lake.
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Post by Mark Smith » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:10 pm

True!

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Post by tanganyikafreak » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:28 am

That's a very interessting article indeed :D
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Post by Adrian Indermaur » Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:34 am

INDEED!

Thanks for posting...

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Re: Endemic lake fishes inhabit rapids of the Lukuga River

Post by Don Hiatt » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:44 am

Thank you for sharing Bojan. Great paper.

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