5 edition of Invasive aquatic species of Europe found in the catalog.
Invasive aquatic species of Europe
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Erkki Leppäkoski, Stephan Gollasch, and Sergej Olenin.|
|Contributions||Leppäkoski, Erkki., Gollasch, Stephan., Olenin, Sergej.|
|LC Classifications||SH174.5 .I58 2002, SH174.5 .I58 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 583 p. :|
|Number of Pages||583|
|LC Control Number||2002032025|
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Examples covered include a range of aquatic and riparian plants, insects, molluscs, crustacea, fish, amphibians, reptiles and mammals, as well as some major pathogens of aquatic organisms. The book also includes overview chapters synthesizing the ecological impact of invasive species in fresh water and summarizing practical implications for the. The majority of the species of concern to Manitoba, such as Zebra and Quagga mussels, Spiny Waterflea, Rusty Crayfish and Asian Carp are freshwater species. Manitoba currently has 15 aquatic invasive species. This number is small compared to the number of aquatic invasive species found in the Great Lakes (>) and Mississippi (> ) drainage.
Aquatic (water-dwelling) invasive species are non-native plants, animals, and other organisms that have evolved to live primarily in water (aquatic habitats) rather than on land (terrestrial habitats). Aquatic habitats are habitats that are covered with water all or part of every year. From oceans to bogs, many types of aquatic habitats exist. Invasive species threaten to lay waste to delicate ecosystems across the United States, with many filling their insatiable appetites with native wildlife as they sit atop the food-chain and breed.
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This book is the first attempt to provide an overall picture of aquatic species invasions in Europe. Its geographical scope stretches from Irish waters in the west to Volga River and the Caspian Sea in the east, and from Mediterranean in the south up to the Arctic coast of : Hardcover.
About this book This book is the first attempt to provide an overall picture of aquatic species invasions in Europe. Its geographical scope stretches from Irish Waters in the west to the Volga River and the Caspian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the south up to the Arctic Coast of Europe.
Documenting the history of species introductions and their consequences in aquatic ecosystems of a continent is therefore an inherently important contribution. As the editors note, Invasive aquatic species of Europe is ‘the first attempt to provide an overall picture of aquatic species invasions in Europe’.
This book is an edited volume of 53 chapters, divided into sections focusing on species or community Cited by: "This book gives an excellent up-to-date review of aquatic species invasions in Europe.
The editors have done an excellent job in collecting all these contributions, which give a nice overview of our knowledge of the introduced species in European waters. It is the standard work for invasions in European waters up to the year The book tends to represent the array of all major European aquatic systems on the broadest geographical and ecological scope possible from fully saline seas, semi-enclosed brackish water bodies.
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Free UK delivery on eligible orders. Invasive Aquatic Species of Europe. Aquatic invasive species (AIS) (sometimes called exotic, invasive, nonindigenous or non-native) are aquatic organisms that invade ecosystems beyond their natural, historic range.
Their presence may harm native ecosystems or commercial, agricultural, or recreational activities dependent on these ecosystems. This is a list of invasive species in Europe.A species is regarded as invasive if it has become introduced to a location, area, or region where it did not previously occur naturally (i.e., is not a native species) and becomes capable of establishing a breeding population in the new invasive species will be one that thrives in its new environment and negatively influences the.
Summary Book - Aquatic Invasive Species Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) may be microscopic and can be plants or animals. AIS have the potential to cause significant economic and ecologic harm to our waterways by competing with native and game species for space and food.
The European Commission has developed an information exchange mechanism to facilitate the implementation of the EU policy on invasive alien species: the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN). It's an online platform that aims to facilitate access to existing information on alien species from a range of sources.
My son and his Science Olympiad teammate used this book in preparation for the Invasive Species event and found that the book had good information. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Gene. out of 5 stars Good reference material. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Reviews: 2. Aquatic Weeds – The Ecology and Management of Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation.
Oxford University Press, Oxford. Intended as a textbook on aquatic weeds by the European Weed Research Society Working Group on Aquatic Weeds. The book is divided into three main parts: concepts, ecology. This book is the first attempt to provide an overall picture of aquatic species invasions in Europe.
Its geographical scope stretches from Irish waters in the west to the Volga River and the Caspian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the south up to the Arctic coast of Europe.
Invasive and Exotic Marine Species. Invasive species are considered to be one of the greatest threats to marine and coastal biodiversity worldwide, second only to habitat loss.
NOAA Fisheries recognizes that invasive species have a profound effect on aquatic ecosystems and is working to protect our coasts from these invaders. Aquatic Plants. Aquatic plants — also called hydrophytic plants or hydrophytes — are plants that have adapted to living in or on aquatic environments.
Aquatic vascular plants can be ferns or angiosperms (from a variety of families, including among the monocots and dicots). Seaweeds are not vascular plants but multicellular marine algae. Reduce the risk of introducing and propagating aquatic invasive organisms and pathogens associated with ballast water discharges and biofouling.
APPLICABILITY: This indicator does not apply to companies operating ships which pose no risk of introducing or propagating aquatic invasive species through the intermediary of ballast water (e.g. ships. Invasive Species Management first provides strategies for managing such species at successive invasion stages, from prevention at the border to control of major infestations.
It then describes the general tools and approaches that are recommended for successful management of particular groups of invasive organisms in a range of environments.
The books and booklets found here are intended to be used for personal information, educational materials or public outreach to help increase knowledge on invasive species. They may be used free of charge for these purposes (unless otherwise noted).
Invasive Species Identification Guides Here you'll find a variety of published guides and internet resources for use in identifying invasive species that are found in the participating states, provinces, and regions of the i MapInvasives network.
of the World's Worst Invasive Alien Species is a list of invasive species compiled by the Global Invasive Species Database in The IUCN Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG), which maintains the list, acknowledges that it is "very difficult to identify invasive species from around the world that really are 'worse' than any others.".The following table contains: some of the more common aquatic invasive species found in New York; areas of the state they currently inhabit; control strategy recommended to ensure that they are not spread to new waters via boating and fishing equipment.
To become invasive, a species must pass through a number of transitions (e.g. [2, 19, 20]).First, it must be entrained in a pathway and survive transit, where a pathway is a human-mediated process that facilitates the movement of species from one region to another.
When it arrives in a region beyond its native range due to direct or indirect human intervention, it is referred to as introduced.