Recent changes in the fishery of a new tropical man‐made lake, Lake Kamburu (Kenya)
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Five years after inundation, two varieties of Cyprinus carpio—the common carp and the mirror carp, have appeared in the commercial fishery in Lake Kamburu. Species of Tilapia continue to remain the most abundant fish in the lake and their numbers are on the increase. The second most numerous species is Barbus while Labeo sp. seems to be declining. The numbers of Mormyrus have declined drastically. Species of the genera Tilapia, Barbus and Cyprinus are widely distributed within the lake; Labeo prefers the confluence of the rivers entering into the lake and Mormyrus has moved upriver.