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Title: Bioinvasions: Breaching Natural Barriers PDF
Url: http://aqua.ucdavis.edu/DatabaseRoot/pdf/WSG98-01.PDF
Publisher: Washington Sea Grant Program
Description: This Washington Sea Grant print publication, now posted on the web, is a good introduction to the history and science of bioinvasions. Provides definitions of native and non-native organisms, identifies introduced species, the pathways and characteristics of bioinvasions, and the habitat alterations that facilitate them. Case studies include the zebra mussel and green crab. Offers suggestions for how individuals can help and describes policy responses to aquatic introductions. Downloadable as a PDF file.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture -- Fish culture -- Diseases and adverse factors -- Aquatic pests (General)
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Weeds, parasitic plants, etc. -- Invasive plants
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Biological invasions
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Invasive species
Botany -- Invasive plants
Ecology -- Invasive species
Date Issued: 1998
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: University of Washington
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: aquatic introductions policy
bioinvasion prevention
earth science
ecology of bioinvasion
Environmental science
exotic species
invasive species
non-native species
Physical sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2011-12-27 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2015-08-13 09:49:16 (W3C-DTF)
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