Alien species in British brackish and marine waters

  title={Alien species in British brackish and marine waters},
  author={Dan Minchin and Elizabeth J. Cook and Paul F Clark and Vadim Panov},
Ninety alien species have been identified from British marine and brackish environments; of which 58 are established. Their arrival has been principally due to shipping and imported consignments of cultured species. The majority of alien species were initially reported from the English Channel, with many subsequently spreading northwards to the North or Celtic Seas. The majority of aliens in Britain originate from the North Pacific (N=35), followed by the North-west Atlantic (N=22). Additional… CONTINUE READING
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