Fisheries Surveys, 1939-1955

This page offers access to the three fisheries surveys conducted in Lake Malawi during the colonial period.

As well as offering an critical resource for understanding the driving principles and ideas that continued to inform and influence fisheries policy in Lake Malawi long after independence, these surveys also offer significant insights into the social, cultural, economic, and political history of the fishing industry while also offering important insights into the natural history of the lake.

For more details on the surveys, please see our Surveying the Fisheries in Colonial Lake Malawi StoryMap.

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