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H. sanguineus is a relatively small intertidal shore crab native to cobble/boulder coastlines in the western Pacific Ocean, from Hong Kong Island to...
Datasheet Type(s): Invasive Species
D. lumholtzi is native to Africa, Asia, and Australia (Havel et al., 1995). It was first reported in North America in 1990 (Sorenson and Sterner,...
Bubulcus ibis are small stocky herons that associate with grazing species of mammals both domestic and wild. They have strong migratory instincts and...
Varanus indicus (mangrove monitor) is a terrestrial-arboreal monitor lizard that has been introduced to several locations for its meat, skin or as a...
S. namaycush is a freshwater fish native to North America. It has been introduced to other areas within North America and to South America, Europe,...
S. clava, the clubbed tunicate, is a fouling organism native to the Pacific Coast of Asia. Because of its hardy nature and ability to withstand...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionSucculent spiny, much-branched shrub (2–4 m tall), trunk erect with dull grey-green...
The following summary is from Witt and Luke (2017):DescriptionSucculent, spiny, much-branched shrub [3–4 (–5) m tall]; branches elongated (to 0.5 m...
Adult females of P. longidigitus are fish-parasitizing copepods; the larval stages and adult males remain planktonic. The species was first...

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