A global account of inland fish introductions and transfers was first published by Welcomme , ; this dataset has been updated to include other taxa and marine species in the FAO Database on Introductions of Aquatic Species DIAS. As reported in Welcomme aquaculture was the prime reason for the introductions of tilapias Table 1. However, of the impacts assessed, there were more positive social and economic impacts reported than negative environmental impacts. Although Welcomme and others Beverton reported that the majority of introductions did not result in the establishment of alien species in the wild, the records in DIAS indicated that most tilapia introductions to Asia and the Pacific were successful at establishing reproducing populations DIAS - Figure B. Of the species introduced to Asia, O.
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