A recent inventory of the fishes of the north-western and central western coast of Lake Tanganyika (Democratic Republic Congo)

  title={A recent inventory of the fishes of the north-western and central western coast of Lake Tanganyika (Democratic Republic Congo)},
  author={Maarten Van Steenberge and Maarten P. M. Vanhove and Donatien Muzumani Risasi and Th{\'e}ophile Mulimbwa N’sibula and Fidel Muterezi Bukinga and Antoine Pariselle and C{\'e}line Gillardin and Emmanuel Vreven and Joost Andr{\'e} Maria Raeymaekers and Tine Huyse and Filip A. M. Volckaert and Venant Nshombo Muderhwa and Jos Snoeks},
  journal={Acta Ichthyologica Et Piscatoria},
Background. Despite the importance of Lake Tanganyika's biodiversity for science and the livelihoods of the riparian people, high-resolution surveys of the fish biodiversity are sparse and fragmentary, especially along the western (Congolese) shoreline. The coast suffers locally from intensive human activities and lacks adequate protective measures or nature reserves. However, in view of the intra-lacustrine endemism of this fish fauna, conservation needs to be managed lake-wide at a fine scale… 

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