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Bioinvasions: Breaching Natural Barriers
This Washington Sea Grant print publication, now posted on the web, is a good introduction to the history and science of bioinvasions. Provides definitions of native and non-native organisms, identifies introduced species, the pathways and characteristics of bioinvasions, and the habitat alterations that facilitate them. Case studies include the zebra mussel and green crab. Offers suggestions for how individuals can help and describes policy responses to aquatic introductions. Downloadable as a PDF file.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
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Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-1175
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences
Washington Sea Grant Program

Publisher: University of Washington
College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences