Fish fauna destruction after the introduction of a non-native predator (Cichla kelberi) in a Neotropical reservoir

@article{Pelicice2008FishFD,
  title={Fish fauna destruction after the introduction of a non-native predator (Cichla kelberi) in a Neotropical reservoir},
  author={Fernando Mayer Pelicice and Angelo Antonio Agostinho},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={1789-1801}
}
In South America, the introduction of peacock-bass (Cichla), a voracious predator fish, has been an underestimated threat for native fish communities. Although this predator is widespread in many reservoirs, few studies have explored its impact on biodiversity. To investigate the relationship between invasion and fish diversity, the present study followed a natural experiment in the Rosana Reservoir (Paraná River basin), where Cichla kelberi were introduced in 2004. We monitored fish… 

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