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Review of the negative influences of non-native salmonids on native fish species

Great Plains Research

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Abstract

Non-native salmonids are often introduced into areas containing species of concern, yet a comprehensive overview of the short- and long-term consequences of these introductions is lacking in the Great Plains. Several authors have suggested that non-native salmonids negatively inflfluence species of concern. The objective of this paper is to review known interactions between non-native salmonids and native fifishes, with a focus on native species of concern. After an extensive search of the literature, it appears that in many cases non-native salmonids do negatively inflfl uence species of concern (e.g., reduce abundance and alter behavior) via different mechanisms (e.g., predation and competition). However, there are some instances in which introduced salmonids have had no perceived negative inflfl uence on native fifi shes. Unfortunately, the majority of the literature is circumstantial, and there is a need to experimentally manipulate these interactions.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Review of the negative influences of non-native salmonids on native fish species
Series title:
Great Plains Research
Volume
23
Issue:
Spring
Year Published:
2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Center for Great Plains Studies
Contributing office(s):
Coop Res Unit Seattle
Description:
11 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Great Plains Research
First page:
39
Last page:
49