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The Impact of Species Changes in African Lakes

  • Tony J. Pitcher
  • Paul J. B. Hart

Part of the Chapman & Hall Fish and Fisheries Series book series (FIFI, volume 18)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Species changes and fisheries in African lakes: outline of the issues

  3. Introduced Nile Perch in Lake Victoria: Impacts on Biodiversity and Evaluation of the Fishery

  4. Evaluation of Species Changes in Other African Lakes with Introduced Fish Species

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Lawrence Karenge, Jeppe Kolding
      Pages 245-275
    3. Hans H. de Iongh, Petronella C. Spliethoff, Fritz Roest
      Pages 277-297
  5. Evaluation of Species Changes in African Lakes without Introduced Species

  6. Overviews of Fish Introductions in African Lakes

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 547-601

About this book

Introduction

The African lakes are an extremely important ecosystem and the subject of much study relating to species introductions and loss of biodiversity. This book provides a thorough review of the whole subject and will be of great interest to fish biologists, fisheries workers, ecologists, environmental scientists and conservationists.

Keywords

Fauna biodiversity development ecosystem environment fishing

Editors and affiliations

  • Tony J. Pitcher
    • 1
  • Paul J. B. Hart
    • 2
  1. 1.Fisheries CentreUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of ZoologyLeicester UniversityLeicesterUK

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