Prioritizing marine invasive alien species in the European Union through horizon scanning


Tsiamis K., Azzurro E., Bariche M., ÇINAR M. E. , Crocetta F., De Clerck O., ...More

AQUATIC CONSERVATION-MARINE AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS, vol.30, no.4, pp.794-845, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/aqc.3267
  • Title of Journal : AQUATIC CONSERVATION-MARINE AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS
  • Page Numbers: pp.794-845
  • Keywords: biodiversity, coastal, IAS regulation, introduced species, legislation, ocean, BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS, MEDITERRANEAN SEA, GULF, BIODIVERSITY, MANAGEMENT, CRUSTACEA, PATHWAYS, DECAPODA, STRATEGY, IMPACTS

Abstract

The disproportionately low presence of marine species in the list of invasive alien species (IAS) of Union concern of the European Union (EU) Regulation 1143/2014 does not fully acknowledge the threat they pose to the EU marine environment.