Luwala Reef

Luwala Reef is located in the southeast of Lake Malawi. The reef consists of a rock formation with huge blocks that just protrude above the water. The rocks rise above the sand at a depth of 20 to 25 meters.

You can find the location of Luwala Reef on our interactive map: Map of Lake Malawi

Photos and video of the substrate at Luwala Reef

Video of collecting the substrate

Copyright fotos and video

Pete Barnes

Species around Luwala Reef

Below is a list of species found on Luwala Reef. At the very bottom the species we have included in the database:

Aulonocara sp. ‘pyramid’
Aulonocara stuartgranti
Buccochromis heterotaenia
Caprichromis liemi
Caprichromis orthognathus
Chindongo sp. ‘elongatus brown’
Copadichromis cyaneus
Copadichromis likomae
Copadichromis mloto
Corematodus taeniatus
Ctenopharynx nitidus
Ctenopharynx pictus
Docimodus evelynae
Hemitaeniochromis sp. ‘spilopterus yellow’
Hemitaeniochromis spilopterus
Lethrinops leptodon
Mchenga thinos
Melanochromis heterochromis
Metriaclima barlowi
Metriaclima lanisticola
Metriaclima zebra
Mylochromis anaphyrmus
Mylochromis chekopae
Mylochromis ericotaenia
Mylochromis melanonotus
Mylochromis mollis
Mylochromis sp. ‘chrysogaster line’
Mylochromis sp. ‘liemi small-mouth’
Mylochromis spilostichus
Mylochromis subocularis
Nimbochromis linni
Nimbochromis polystigma
Oreochromis karongae
Otopharynx argyrosoma
Otopharynx decorus
Petrotilapia chrysos
Petrotilapia genalutea
Placidochromis milomo
Placidochromis sp. ‘electra type’
Protomelas fenestratus
Protomelas insignis
Protomelas marginatus
Protomelas sp. ‘johnstoni solo’
Protomelas sp. ‘virgatus luwala’
Protomelas spilonotus
Protomelas taeniolatus
Pseudotropheus crabro
Pseudotropheus livingstonii
Pseudotropheus sp. ‘acei’
Rhamphochromis esox
Serranochromis robustus
Stigmatochromis melanchros
Stigmatochromis woodi
Taeniochromis holotaenia
Taeniolethrinops macrorhynchus
Taeniolethrinops praeorbitalis
Trematocranus placodon
Tropheops kamtambo
Tropheops sp. ‘black dorsal’
Tropheops sp. ‘broad mouth’
Tropheops sp. ‘yellow gular’

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