Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Aquatic invading species.

Abstract

Aquatic weed species spreading in Australia such as Eichhornia crassipes, Salvinia molesta, Elodea canadensis, Hydrilla verticillata, Lagarosiphon major, Alternanthera philoxeroides and Myriophyllum aquaticum are described and discussed. Factors favouring the spread of these species are discussed. The behaviour and biology of invasive fish species is described.