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Nonindigenous biota on artificial structures: could habitat creation facilitate biological invasions?
We identified different distributions of marine nonindigenous species (NIS) and native species on some artificial structures versus natural reefs and using experimental manipulations, revealed someExpand
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Introduced Macroalgae – a Growing Concern
Introductions of non-indigenous species to new ecosystems are one of the major threats to biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services. Globally, species introductions may lead to bioticExpand
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Impacts of introduced seaweeds
Abstract We analyzed 69 publications on the impacts of introduced seaweeds. The predominant impacts were changed competitive relationships in the recipient habitat, indicated by high abundances ofExpand
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Marine introductions in the Southern Ocean: an unrecognised hazard to biodiversity.
This study investigated the potential for transport of organisms between Hobart, Macquarie Island and the Antarctic continent by ships used in support of Antarctic science and tourism. NorthwardExpand
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New Zealand marine biosecurity: Delivering outcomes in a fluid environment
Abstract Marine biosecurity, the protection of the marine environment from impacts of non‐indigenous species, has a high profile in New Zealand largely associated with a dependence on shipping. TheExpand
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Ballast water risk assessment: principles, processes, and methods
Two methods of assessing the risk of species introduction by ballast water are discussed, species-specific and environmental similarity assessments, each for alignment with four proposed principlesExpand
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‘Double trouble’: the expansion of the Suez Canal and marine bioinvasions in the Mediterranean Sea
‘‘Egypt to build new Suez canal... ‘This giant project will be the creation of a new Suez canal parallel to the current channel’ said Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, in aExpand
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Ships' sea-chests: an overlooked transfer mechanism for non-indigenous marine species?
Historically, hull fouling associated with slow-moving, wooden-hulled vessels has been recognized as the primary transport mechanism responsible for the dispersal of non-indigenous marine speciesExpand
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Critical review of the IMO international convention on the management of ships’ ballast water and sediments
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations body which administers the international regulatory regime for shipping, noted the negative impact of non-indigenous organismsExpand
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