Invasive fish species in the largest lakes of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England: the collective UK experience

@article{Winfield2010InvasiveFS,
  title={Invasive fish species in the largest lakes of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England: the collective UK experience},
  author={Ian J. Winfield and Janice Mary Fletcher and Joseph B James},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={660},
  pages={93-103}
}
An invasive species is defined as an alien (or introduced or non-native) species whose establishment and spread threaten ecosystems, habitats or species with harm. Such threats to UK lake fish communities have long been appreciated and this review assembles case histories, including new data, from the largest lakes of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England to examine the hypothesis that at least some of these introductions have become invasive. Loch Lomond in Scotland has experienced six… CONTINUE READING
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