The alien terrestrial invertebrate fauna of the High Arctic archipelago of Svalbard: potential implications for the native flora and fauna

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Coulson, Stephen J.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Norwegian Polar Institute
  • Journal: Polar Research (issn: 1751-8369, eissn: 1751-8369)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/polar.v34.27364
  • Subject: Introduced | Biology | Acari | biodiversity | GC1-1581 | Introduced; microarthropod; enchytraeid; Acari; biodiversity | microarthropod | GE1-350 | Oceanography | enchytraeid | Environmental sciences

Experience from the Antarctic indicates that the establishment of alien species may have significant negative effects on native flora and fauna in polar regions and is considered to be amongst the greatest threats to biodiversity. But, there have been few similar studie... View more
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