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Aquatic invasive species

January 1, 2005

Invasive species are plants or animals that are present in an ecosystem beyond their native range. They may have few natural controls in their new environment and proliferate. They can threaten native species and interfere with human activities. The Western Fisheries Research Center (WFRC) has been conducting research to understand how non-native species invade and affect ecosystems, thus aiding management efforts.

Publication Year 2005
Title Aquatic invasive species
DOI 10.3133/fs20063069
Authors R. Rodriguez, T. Counihan, J. Petersen, D. Gadomski, D. Becker
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2006-3069
Index ID fs20063069
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Fisheries Research Center