Details of this species in Kenya
Source: FAO 1997, in FishBase 2009
Arrival Date: 1910
Species Notes for this Location:
The common carp was introduced into Kenya from South Africa and Uganda in 1910 for aquaculture (FishBase 2009). It was re-introduced in 1969 (FishBase 2009). It has become established in the wild and it is widely used in aquaculture (FishBase 2009).
Management Notes for this Location:
Economic/Livelihoods: The common carp has some socio-economic value in Kenya (FishBase 2009).
Ecosystem change: The common carp probably has some adverse ecosystem impacts (FishBase 2009).
Last Modified: 10/12/2009 3:48:36 p.m.