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Effects of exotic and translocated fish species in the inland waters of Turkey

Research paper by Deniz Innal, Füsun Erk’akan

Indexed on: 28 Jul '06Published on: 28 Jul '06Published in: Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries



Abstract

Throughout the world a number of problems have arisen following the introduction of new fish species; impacts of introductions are not limited to biological and ecological effects but may also have socioeconomic implications. Exotic and translocated fish species have become established in various parts of the inland waters of Turkey since the 1950s. The present paper reviewed ecological and economical effects of introduced freshwater fish of Turkey.