Impacts of Alien Invasive Species on Freshwater Fauna at Risk in Canada

  title={Impacts of Alien Invasive Species on Freshwater Fauna at Risk in Canada},
  author={Alan J. Dextrase and Nicholas E. Mandrak},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
AbstractFreshwater aquatic organisms in North America are disproportionately imperilled when compared to their terrestrial counterparts due to widespread habitat alteration, pollution, overexploitation and the introduction of alien species. In this review, we examine the threat factors contributing to the endangerment of freshwater fishes and molluscs in Canada and further examine the nature of alien invasive species introductions affecting aquatic species at risk. Habitat loss and degradation… Expand

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