10 invasive species threatening Canadian habitats

Article by CBC can be found here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/10-invasive-species-threatening-canadian-habitats-1.950951

A few mentioned in the article:

  1. Asian carp – increased trapping + netting suggested to prevent carp invasion
  2. European green crab – very territorial animal + effects will be felt in Newfoundland’s ecosystem!
  3. Purple loosestrife – it degrades wetlands which are an important habitat for a lot of shorebird and wetland bird species!
  4. Invasive illo


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