Evidence of exotic trout mediated minnow invasion in Pyrenean high mountain lakes

@article{Mir2014EvidenceOE,
  title={Evidence of exotic trout mediated minnow invasion in Pyrenean high mountain lakes},
  author={Alexandre Mir{\'o} and Marc Ventura},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={791-803}
}
Although high mountain lakes are naturally fishless, there have been numerous trout introductions to such ecosystems in many areas of the world with negative ecological consequences. In recent decades other fishes, such as minnows, have been introduced to some mountain areas, including the Pyrenees. These introductions may cause further ecological problems, since minnows also occupy the top of the food chain, and are difficult to manage since such introductions occur without permission from the… CONTINUE READING
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