Freshwater Fishes and Fisheries of Lesser Known Regions of the World VOL 1: Africa & South America

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W. Taylor

C.K. Minns, N. Mandrak & M. Munawar

African Ecosystems

Pelagic food web as the basis of fisheries in Lake Tanganyika: A bioenergetic modeling analysis
Jouko Sarvala, Marjo Tarvainen, Kalevi Salonen, and Hannu Mölsä

Some possible factors leading to decline in fish species in Lake Victoria
M. Njiru, O.C. Mkumbo and M. van der Knaap

Great Lake Victoria Fisheries: Changes, Sustainability and Building Blocks for Management: Synthesis and Conclusions
M. van der Knaap, F.C. Roest, M. Munawar

Lake Malawi: fishes, fisheries, biodiversity, health and habitat
Olaf L F Weyl, Anthony J Ribbink, Denis Tweddle

Fish species diversity and relative abundance in Lake Albert – Uganda
Sylvester Bwaku Wandera and John Stephen Balirwa (Uganda)

Overview of the Zambezi River System: Its history, fish fauna, fisheries, and conservation
D. Tweddle

Fish faunas of the Chamo-Abaya and Chew Bahir basins in southern portion of the Ethiopian Rift Valley: origin and prospects for survival
Alexander S. Golubtsov, Redeat Habteselassie

Ecological position of ‘small barbs’ and their potential for fisheries: an option to reduce fishing pressure on ‘large barbs’ of Lake Tana (Ethiopia)?
E. Dejen, J. W. M. Osse, F. A. Sibbing

South American Ecosystems

Freshwater fishes of the Amazon River basin: their biodiversity, fisheries, and habitats
Wolfgang J. Junk, Maria Gercilia Mota Soares, and Peter B. Bayley

The freshwater habitats, fishes, and fisheries of the Orinoco River basin
Marco A. Rodríguez, Kirk O. Winemiller, William M. Lewis, Jr., and Donald C. Taphorn Baechle

The Magdalena River fresh water fishes and fisheries
Germán Galvis, and José Iván Mojica

Fish diversity in the upper Paraná River basin: habitats, fisheries, management and conservation
A.A. Agostinho, F. M. Pelicice, A.C. Petry, L.C. Gomes, and H.F. Júlio Junior

Freshwater fishes of the Altiplano
Irma Vila, Rodrigo Pardo and Sergio Scott

Freshwater fishes of Patagonia in the 21st Century after a hundred years of human settlement, species introductions, and environmental change
Miguel A. Pascual, Víctor Cussac, Brian Dyer, Doris Soto, Pablo Vigliano, Silvia Ortubay, and Patricio Macchi

Freshwater fishes and aquatic habitats in Peru: Current knowledge and conservation
H. Ortega and M. Hidalgo