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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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Alien fish in Scots rivers An alien species of salmon has returned to Scottish rivers after first turning up two years ago in significant numbers.
It noted that mosquito fish is an invasive alien species - meaning it is not native to a specific location and has a tendency to cause damage to the ecosystem.
Dube-Ncube deployed EDTEA's Invasive Alien Species Programme (IASP) and Good Green Deeds Campaign on Sunday to bring about some much-needed relief for the local residents.
According to PRRC, said 4,120 sacks of water hyacinth were removed on June 10, and there is no letup in the harvesting of this invasive alien species.
The alien species might have been brought to Taiwan by recent air currents from southwest of Taiwan, Chen said, and so far all of the insects captured in the country were larvae, except for four adult moths in Matsu.
For years, however, some witnesses have claimed that there is evidence of alien species around us.
He further added that the removal of Invasive Alien Species will greatly help vegetation management in the Margalla Hills National Park.
[USA], Mar 04 (ANI): It has been noted since the 1500s, alien species are the cause of approximately 126 extinctions in both, animal and plant species.
Ths month, Alien CSI Action is organising an Akrotiri BioBlitz in Cyprus for the first time in the Akrotiri wetland, famous biodiversity hotspot threatened by invasive alien species.
They have upgraded themselves with DNA from other alien species. Olivia Munn and Alfie Allen star in this instalment of the series.
Abdur Rehman on impact of Invasive Alien Species. Some of the alien species are Parthenium, Lantana Camara, Paper Mulberry, Mesquito having harmful effects on human health, agriculture and biodiversity.
Summary: For an alien species to travel all the way to Earth, you'd imagine that it would have cracked the notion of suspended animation pretty definitively