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Reducing the Impact of Exotic Aquaculture on Chilean Aquatic Biodiversity


Ref: 15020
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Carlos Garcia de Leaniz
Lead Institution: Swansea University - Biosciences
Host Country Institutions: University of Los Lagos, University of Victoria, Victoria University of Wellington
Start Date: 2006-10-01
End Date: 2009-12-31
Funding: £193,844.00
Website: http://www.biodiversity.cl
Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Chile
Purpose: To build, in collaboration with government, industry and other stakeholders, the capacity for assessing, monitoring, and reducing the impact of the accidental or deliberate introduction of exotic fish species on Chilean aquatic biodiversity
Outputs: 1. Abundance, distribution, and impact of exotic and naturalized salmonids assessed 2. A monitoring and impact assessment programme with trained personnel established 3. MAP, CBP, and possible exclusion zones for protecting aquatic biodiversity from exotic invasions 4. Educational events and media coverage for local people, fish farmers, and rest of stakeholders

Related Projects: Protecting galaxiids from salmonid invasions in Chile and the Falklands, Conservation strategies for Falkland Islands freshwater fish biodiversity

Documents:
Title: 15-020 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-020 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-020 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-020 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-020 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-020 FR - Edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]