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The book "Guidelines and recommendations for the management of paiche" consists of five parts.

The first presents the problem of paiche in Bolivia and establishes the scope of this document. The second part presents a summary of the background and
of the current knowledge about the invasion of the paiche in Bolivia, the socio-economic benefits that the species has brought and the risks implied by its presence in the aquatic systems of Bolivia.
The third part briefly summarizes the legal framework on fishing and aquaculture, and presents the specific regulations on paiche. The fourth part summarizes the potential and risks of the invasion of the species in the Amazon basin of Bolivia.

Finally, the fifth and last part introduces strategic guidelines for the management and use of paiche.