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27 year-old Vanessa Muranga is a biologist from the Mozambique’s Natural History Museum. She goes through fish that she collected in the streams around Mount Lico. She is particularly interested in a certain striped fish. We will make DNA test after comparing with the others in the Museum’s collection, then we will know if it is a new species.”

The May 2018 expedition to Mount Lico and Mount Socone Mountains in Zambezia Province in Northern Mozambique was funded by The TransGlobe Expedition Trust, Biocensus, African Butterfly Research Institute, DMM Climbing, Marmot tents, Bayliss family

Participating institutions:

Oxford Bookes University, University of Swaziland, University of Bangor, University of York, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Natural History Museum (Maputo), Natural History Museum (London), Biocensus, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, E. O. Wilson lab Gorongosa, Port Elizabeth Museum (SA), Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Herbarium (Maputo).

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