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Erasmus, J., Malherbe, W., Gerber, R., Weyl, O., Sures, B., Wepener, V., & Smit, N. (2019). First record of Labeo capensis (Smith, 1841) in the Crocodile River (West) system: another successful non-native freshwater fish introduction in South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 44(2), 177–181. doi:10.2989/16085914.2019.1616529 https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2019.1616529

South Africa is one of six global fish invasion hotspots and as a result, non-native fishes are common components of the fish assemblages in all of the major river systems. The rate of establishment for introduced fish into South African rivers is high (79%) and the vector responsible for the highes…