Nakantenga Island is the smallest of the three Maleri Islands. The island is located in the southwest of Lake Malawi and is part of Lake Malawi National Park. Fishing is not allowed along the coast of the park. Fishing is only allowed 100 meters from the coast.
The island is not inhabited. It mainly consists of rocks topped with a number of trees. Under water are mainly rocks with a layer of detritus on the bottom. Below the layer of detritus, the substrate is coarser than many people expect.
Substrate at Nakantenga Island
Images of Nakantenga Island
Location in Lake Malawi
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The following species can be found around Nakantenga Island. First a list of species that are not yet included in our database. Below that the links and images of the species we have already added.