Rapid assessment of marine non-native species in the Shetland Islands , Scotland

  title={Rapid assessment of marine non-native species in the Shetland Islands , Scotland},
  author={Samuel B. Collin and Jacqueline F. Tweddle and Rachel J. Shucksmith and Vadim Panov},
The Shetland Islands, northern Scotland, have a highly active and diverse maritime environment, and local marine industries form an important part of the local economy. The potential for damage caused by non-native species is high. As part of an assessment of the current status of non-native species in Shetland, a series of rapid assessment surveys, coupled with a settlement panel monitoring programme, were carried out at 18 sites between May 2012 and October 2014. Eight non-native species were… CONTINUE READING

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