Climate change and invasive species: a physiological performance comparison of invasive and endemic bees in Fiji

  title={Climate change and invasive species: a physiological performance comparison of invasive and endemic bees in Fiji},
  author={C. R. B. da Silva and Julian E Beaman and James B. Dorey and Sarah J Barker and Nicholas C Congedi and Matt C Elmer and Stephen Galvin and Marika Tuiwawa and Mark I. Stevens and Lesley A Alton and Michael P. Schwarz and Vanessa Kellermann},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
ABSTRACT Anthropogenic climate change and invasive species are two of the greatest threats to biodiversity, affecting the survival, fitness and distribution of many species around the globe. Invasive species are often expected to have broad thermal tolerance, be highly plastic, or have high adaptive potential when faced with novel environments. Tropical island ectotherms are expected to be vulnerable to climate change as they often have narrow thermal tolerance and limited plasticity. In Fiji… Expand
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