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  1. General Aquaria Discussion
    Myaka myaka. Photo by Dave Hansen There are a series of volcanic crater lakes in the West African country of Cameroon. One of the largest, Lake Barombi Mbo, is home to a variety of cichlids unique to its waters. An article by Greg Steeves titled Insight on Barombi Mbo, Cameroon gives a...
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    Out of the ordinary: Pungu maclareni from Lake Barombi Mbo, Cameroon. Pungu maclareni. By Dave Hansen Just like Myaka myaka, Pungu maclareni is the only species in its genus. Lake Barombi Mbo is unusual in its isolation. All 11 endemic species of cichlids are believed to have evolved from a...
  3. General Aquaria Discussion
    Myaka myaka from Lake Barombi Mbo. Photo courtesy of Dave's Rare Aquarium Fish Myaka myaka is a rare fish endemic to Lake Barombi Mbo, the largest of the crater lakes of Cameroon. Lake Barombi Mbo, like other crater lakes in the area, was created in an extinct volcano. In 1986, nearby Lake...
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