Invasive Species Compendium

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Codium parvulum is a green seaweed found in infralittoral habitats, originally described from the Red Sea. It entered the Mediterranean via the Suez...
Vespa velutina (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) is a hornet of Asian origin which is a predator of social hymenopterans, and in particular of honey bees (Apis...
Prunus campanulata is a flowering cherry tree native to Taiwan, China and Vietnam that has been introduced as an ornamental to Australia, Japan, New...
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,...
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...

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