Lake Malawi was formed 1-2 million years back. This geologically young, rocky pond associated with the East African Rift is all about 375 kilometers (604 kilometer) very very long and 53 kilometers (85 km) wide, which makes it the ninth largest pond worldwide.
The pond is bordered by Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. This pond is dominated by cichlids, almost all of which are endemic to the pond. Over 280 species that are cichlid been described, although quotes all the way to 500 cichlid types have now been made. The group that is largest of Cichlids found in this pond could be the Haplochromines with more than 120 types and 48 genera. Continue reading Lake Malawi. Here below is a listing of all the other biotopes available at Aqua-Fish