This article was originally published with the title "Cichlids of the Rift Lakes"
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Melanie L. J. Stiassny
Axel Meyer is a professor of zoology and evolutionary biology at the University of Konstanz in Germany. His research focuses on the origins of adaptations and biodiversity at both the molecular and organismal levels. He was among the first scientists to use DNA sequences to study species differences and speciation.