An introduced, alien, exotic, non-indigenous, or non-native species, or simply an
introduction, is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has ...
More than 500 fish and wildlife nonnative species, also known as exotic species,
have been observed in Florida. Not all nonnative species present a threat to ...
Shenandoah National Park contains a host of nonnative animal and plant
species. Indeed, for vegetation alone there are 350 nonnative plants, about 25%
of the ...
Jul 24, 2014 ... Giant Aldabra tortoises are a non-native species on the islands of Mauritius. The
country introduced them in 2004 after losing all its large ...
Feb 24, 2011 ... Some non-native species provide habitat and food for native animals and plants,
for example. In the southwestern United States, tamarisk trees ...
By contrast, a nonnative species is one that is found outside its previously
observed range. Such a species is typically one that has been introduced to the
Many plants and animals that are familiar to us today are not native. Some
species are introduced intentionally for purposes of hunting and fishing; as an ...
Aug 31, 2011 ... Non-native species unfairly get a bad rap according to a new study.
Abstract: Non-native species can cause the loss of biological diversity (i.e.,
genetic, ... non-native species and their potential integration into conservation
What are non-native species? Do they threaten biodiversity? Is the antipathy
toward exotics a misguided prejudice against the foreign? Are there legitimate ...