introduced species

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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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Additionally, multiple invasive species can have additive effects that impact the native community in a different way than either species would alone (e.g., Johnson et al., 2008); thus, future studies of impacts of the various non-indigenous organisms in the San Pedro River would inform management of these species.
It is one of more than 180 non-indigenous organisms that have invaded the Great Lakes from Eurasia, many of which cause ecological and economic concerns.
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