Cichlid species diversity in naturally and anthropogenically turbid habitats of Lake Victoria, East Africa

@article{Witte2012CichlidSD,
  title={Cichlid species diversity in naturally and anthropogenically turbid habitats of Lake Victoria, East Africa},
  author={Frans Witte and O. Seehausen and Jan H. Wanink and Mary A. Kishe-Machumu and M. Rensing and Tijs Goldschmidt},
  journal={Aquatic Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={75},
  pages={169-183}
}
During the past decades, major anthropogenic environmental changes occurred in Lake Victoria, including increased predation pressure due to Nile perch introduction, and decreases in water transparency and dissolved oxygen concentrations due to eutrophication. This resulted in a collapse of the haplochromine cichlids in the sub-littoral waters of the Mwanza Gulf in 1986–1990, followed by a recovery of some species in the 1990s and 2000s, when Nile perch densities declined. We studied two data… Expand

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