International Introductions of Magallana belcheri
Introductions as compiled by FAO
Main Ref. Bartley, D.M. (comp./ed.), 2006
To Tonga
FAO area
From Malaysia (Sabah)
FAO area
Year 1977
Period 1975-present
Established in the Wild unknown
Established in Aquaculture
Significant Ecological Interactions unknown
Significant Socio-economic Effects
Introduced by unknown
Reason aquaculture
Other Reason
Comments Eldredge 1994. oysters evaluated in intertidal racks, 100,000 more introduced in 1978 and culture ended in 1981 because of poor monitoring.
Entered by Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer
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