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Title: Impacts of fishing gears, fishing methods and fishing effort in the fisheries of Lake Victoria and proposals for management

Date Published: 1997
Author/s: L. I. Muhoozi and JR. Kamanyi
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Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes, which include lakes Tanganyika, Malawi, Turkana, Edward, Albert, Kyoga and Kivu. In the 20th century, these lakes experinced decline in fish stocks, fish species diversity, and deterioration of water quality. These changes resulted from human impacts on the ecosystem in general and over-exploitation of the fisheries in particular