Detecting the degree of establishment of a non-indigenous species in coastal ecosystems: sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax escapes from sea cages in Canary Islands (Northeastern Central Atlantic)

@article{Guedes2008DetectingTD,
  title={Detecting the degree of establishment of a non-indigenous species in coastal ecosystems: sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax escapes from sea cages in Canary Islands (Northeastern Central Atlantic)},
  author={Kilian Toledo Guedes and Pablo S{\'a}nchez-Jerez and Gustavo Gonz{\'a}lez-Lorenzo and Alberto Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={623},
  pages={203-212}
}
This article gives an insight into the degree of establishment and potential impact of escaped sea bass in shallow coastal habitats of Tenerife. We studied spatial distribution, abundance, size frequency and use of habitat by visual census. Stomach contents and gonadal maturity of escaped sea bass were analysed. Results show that abundance of escaped sea… CONTINUE READING