Download A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species by Robert A. Francis PDF

By Robert A. Francis

Invasive non-native species are a tremendous chance to worldwide biodiversity. frequently brought by chance via overseas trip or exchange, they invade and colonize new habitats, usually with devastating results for the neighborhood natural world. Their environmental affects can diversity from harm to source construction (e.g. agriculture and forestry) and infrastructure (e.g. constructions, highway and water supply), to human health and wellbeing. They for this reason may have significant fiscal affects. it's a precedence to avoid their creation and unfold, in addition to to regulate them. Freshwater ecosystems are relatively in danger from invasions and are panorama corridors that facilitate the unfold of invasives.  This e-book reports the present country of information of the main awesome international invasive freshwater species or teams, in line with their severity of monetary effect, geographic distribution outdoors in their local variety, volume of analysis, and popularity of the ecological severity of the influence of the species by way of the IUCN. As good as the various very famous species, the ebook additionally covers a few invasives which are rising as severe threats. Examples coated contain a variety of aquatic and riparian crops, bugs, molluscs, crustacea, fish, amphibians, reptiles and mammals, in addition to a few significant pathogens of aquatic organisms.  The publication additionally contains review chapters synthesizing the ecological effect of invasive species in clean water and summarizing useful implications for the administration of rivers and different freshwater habitats.

Show description

Read or Download A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species PDF

Similar marine biology books

Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives (Marine Biology)

Winner of selection Magazine’s remarkable educational identify award, January 2005! Sharks and their family members are the topics of great curiosity. The public’s fascination is prompted through their roles in videos and renowned literature, whereas the media races to hide tales of predators endangering helpless people.

Cephalopods: Ecology and Fisheries

Content material: bankruptcy 1 creation (pages 1–6): bankruptcy 2 shape and serve as (pages 7–35): bankruptcy three foundation and Evolution (pages 36–49): bankruptcy four Nautilus: The Survivor (pages 50–61): bankruptcy five Biodiversity and Zoogeography (pages 62–79): bankruptcy 6 lifestyles Cycle (pages 80–100): bankruptcy 7 progress (pages 101–115): bankruptcy eight Physiological Ecology (pages 116–130): bankruptcy nine copy (pages 131–145): bankruptcy 10 From Egg to Recruitment (pages 146–160): bankruptcy eleven Coastal and Shelf Species (pages 161–175): bankruptcy 12 Oceanic and Deep?

Management and Ecology of Lake and Reservoir Fisheries

During this complete edited ebook, foreign specialists in fisheries administration and ecology assessment and appraise the prestige of lake and reservoir fisheries, evaluate of fisheries yields, trophic ecology, rehabilitation and conservation, together with a unique part on African lakes the place a lot info of big relevance to fisheries managers is now on hand.

Introduction to Instrumentation in Life Sciences

""The proposed e-book is a wonderful one to be used of scholars, examine students and lecturers of lifestyles sciences, biotechnology, biochemistry, biophysics and different comparable disciplines the place such books completely devoted for all times sciences aren't to be had. ""-Prof. Sukh Mahendra Singh, Coordinator, college of Biotechnology, Banaras Hindu collage, India""A accomplished textual content ebook on instrumentation equipment which covers all significant subject matters together with functional workouts representing the syllabi of assorted postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in lifestyles sciences.

Additional info for A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

Sample text

Vila-Gispert, A. and Wiesner, C. , ONeill, R. , Raskin, R. , Sutton, P. and vandenBelt, M. (1997) ‘The value of the world’s ecosystem services and natural capital’, Nature, vol 387, no 6630, pp253–260 Costello, C. J. and Solow, A. R. (2003) ‘On the pattern of discovery of introduced species’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol 100, no 6, pp3321–3323 Courtenay, W. R. ’, Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, vol 136, no 4, pp1160–1164 Cowie, R.

2004) ‘An essay on some topics concerning invasive species’, Austral Ecology, vol 29, no 5, pp530–536 Bunn, S. E. and Arthington, A. H. (2002) ‘Basic principles and ecological consequences of altered flow regimes for aquatic biodiversity’, Environmental Management, vol 30, no 4, pp492–507 Cambray, J. A. (2003) ‘Impact on indigenous species biodiversity caused by the globalisation of alien recreational freshwater fisheries’, Hydrobiologia, vol 500, pp217–230 Carlsson, N. O. , Bronmark, C. and Hansson, L.

T. (1999) ‘Molluscan invasions in marine and estuarine communities’, Malacologia, vol 41, no 2, pp439–454 Castree, N. (2005) Nature, Routledge, Abingdon Chapagain, A. K. and Hoekstra, A. Y. (2008) ‘The global component of freshwater demand and supply: An assessment of virtual water flows between nations as a result of trade in agricultural and industrial products’, Water International, vol 33, no 1, pp19–32 Colautti, R. I. and MacIsaac, H. J. (2004) ‘A neutral terminology to define “invasive” species’, Diversity and Distributions, vol 10, no 2, pp135–141 Colautti, R.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 26 votes
 

Author: admin