Parasites and marine invasions.

@article{Tourchin2002ParasitesAM,
  title={Parasites and marine invasions.},
  author={M E Tourchin and Kevin D Lafferty and Armand M. Kuris},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2002},
  volume={124 Suppl},
  pages={S137-51}
}
Introduced marine species are a major environmental and economic problem. The rate of these biological invasions has substantially increased in recent years due to the globalization of the world's economies. The damage caused by invasive species is often a result of the higher densities and larger sizes they attain compared to where they are native. A prominent hypothesis explaining the success of introduced species is that they are relatively free of the effects of natural enemies. Most… CONTINUE READING
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