Trout – Fishers’ Delight – Threaten Biodiversity

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contradictions de la pêche récréatives en Patagonie

Une truite arc-en-ciel qui souffre d’ulcère dans un élevage près de Los Cipreses Argentine mai 2008 © AFP PHOTO/JUAN MABROMATA

Thousands of visitors are drawn every year to Argentina’s southern Patagonia wilderness region to fish in glacial lakes and crystal clear streams and rivers. But the trout and salmon that they have come to find are not native species, and pose a threat to local biodiversity.

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