Accelerating rates of freshwater invasions in the catchment of the River Thames

@article{Jackson2012AcceleratingRO,
  title={Accelerating rates of freshwater invasions in the catchment of the River Thames},
  author={Michelle C. Jackson and Jonathan Grey},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={945-951}
}
We identify a total of 96 freshwater non-indigenous species established in the River Thames catchment, England; of which 55 % were introduced intentionally. Our analysis shows that 53 % of the species became established in the last 50 years and invasion rates have significantly increased since 1800. Analysis of shipping activity and population size in the catchment area revealed a positive correlation with non-indigenous species discovery, suggesting that globalisation has facilitated many… CONTINUE READING
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