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Invasive species

Therriault, T.W., Campbell, M.L., Deidun, A., Galil, B., Hewitt, C.L., Inglis, G.J., Ojaveer, H., Park, C., Qiao, B., Ruwa, R.K. and Schwindt, E. (2021) Invasive species. In: The Second World Ocean Assessment. United Nations, pp. 343-362.

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Globally, about 2,000 marine non-indige¬nous species (NIS) have been introduced to new locations through human-mediated movements. A few of those have econom¬ic value, but most have had negative eco¬logical, socioeconomic or human health impacts. With increased trade and climate change, biological invasions are likely to increase…

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