The Control of Biological Invasions in the World's Oceans

@article{Bax2001TheCO,
  title={The Control of Biological Invasions in the World's Oceans},
  author={Nicholas J. Bax and James T. Carlton and Amy Mathews-Amos and Rl Haedrich and Francis G. Howarth and Jennifer E. Purcell and Alison Rieser and A. J. Gray},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={1234-1246}
}
The introduction of alien, or nonindigenous, animals and plants has been identified by scientists and policy makers as a major threat to biodiversity in marine ecosystems. Although government agencies have struggled to control alien species on land and freshwater for decades with mixed success, the control of alien marine species is in its infancy. Prevention of introduction and establishment must be the first priority, but many populations of alien marine species are already well established… Expand

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