Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 39–50

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

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s11160-006-9005-y

Cite this article as:
Innal, D. & Erk’akan, F. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries (2006) 16: 39. doi:10.1007/s11160-006-9005-y


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.


Exotic fishTranslocated fishInland waters of Turkey

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyHacettepe UniversityBeytepeTurkey