An important commercial and subsistence food fish and game fish, raised by aquaculture for food and stocking. Stocking out-
Kuhlia mugil Lates niloticus side its natural range is greatly discouraged. Introduction of this species into Lake Victoria resulted in the decimation of most of a highly diverse and evolved endemic species flock of cichlid fishes, in addition to the loss of other species endemic to that great lake. Similar effects reported elsewhere. ♦
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