Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

More of the same: new policies continue fostering the use of non-native fish in Brazil.

Abstract

This comment aims to register the legislation of the Brazilian states that authorize the farming of a non-native fish species, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus and to warn about the risks of yet another imminent invasion of P. hypophthalmus in the country and in South America.