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Impact of Species Changes in the African Lakes

Series: Fish & Fisheries Series Volume: 18

Edited By: TJ Pitcher

640 pages, 153 line illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #33013 | ISBN: 0412550504
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NHBS Price: £305.50 $389/€365 approx

About this book

The African lakes are an extremely important ecosystem and the subject of much study relating to species introductions and loss of biodiversity. Provides a thorough review of the whole subject.


Contents

Lake Victoria - the costs and benefits of an introduction; Lake Malawi - balancing exploitation and conservation in a rich endemic fish fauna; Lake Tanganyika - a review of the issues; sardine introductions - a successful utilization of plankton production; impact of species changes and introductions in other African lakes; general issues.

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