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Lake Waccamaw, located in Columbus County, is a very young lake geologically speaking. It has been in existence for no more than a few thousand years. It is also small and shallow. Despite this, Lake Waccamaw is one of few lakes in America famous for forming new fish species from preexisting ones (called speciation). The lake has four species of fish that are endemic and exist due to rapid speciation. They are the Waccamaw shiner, the Waccamaw darter, the Waccamaw carter, and the Waccamaw killifish.