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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The combination of the compacted land and non-native species can inhibit the return of the natural vegetation community for hundreds, if not thousands, of years," says Christopher Barton, Director of the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center and Professor of Watershed Management.
Dr Jacqui Pocklington, CoCoast project o-ordinator at Newcastle University said: "Some non-native species that find their way to our shores don't always stick around.
Dr Nova Mieszkowska, Marine Biological Association of the UK Research Fellow says: Non-native species can have both positive and negative effects on local marine communities that they invade and colonise.
These bad-boys are a non-native species, and they come in from the trading points down south, in areas like Kent.
Many lake associations and community organizations are currently battling the spread of non-native species (see next article).
The addition of non-native species occurred in the following Orders: Siluriformes (2), Perciformes (2) and Characiformes (1), respectively in the families Callichthyidae (1) and Clariidae (1), Cichlidae (2) and Characidae (1) (Figure 2).
One major problem for the nonbotanist is distinguishing between the native and non-native species.
You can replace non-native species in your flowerbeds.
Mary's College of California) offer a comprehensive introduction to the processes and patterns of biological invasion by non-native species.
The three-hour session run by some of the park ranger aims to help tackle the invasive non-native species Himalayan Balsam, which can run rampant and threaten other plants if not pulled up.
On Tuesday, Rumrill inspected the beached boat for non-native species.
The introduction of non-native species (for example, stocking a pond with fish from another part of the world) again means that an ecosystem must cope with a threat to its natural order.
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