Global Invasive Species Database

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The Global Invasive Species Database is a database of invasive species around the world[1] run by the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.[2] It publishes the list 100 of the World's Worst Invasive Alien Species.[3]


  1. ^ Martin, Paul; Smith-Herron, Autumn (2019). "A focus on citizen-led action". In Alter, Theodore; Martin, Paul; Hine, Don; Howard, Tanya (eds.). Community-based Control of Invasive Species. Csiro. pp. 1–27. ISBN 9781486308880.
  2. ^ de Poorter, Maj; Brown, Michael; Lowe, Sarah; Clout, Mick (2005). "The ISSG Global Invasive Species Database and Other Aspects of an Early Warning System". In Mooney, Harold A. (ed.). Invasive Alien Species: A New Synthesis. Island Press. pp. 59–83. ISBN 9781597262880.
  3. ^ "Red-eared slider turtle spotted at Whanganui's Virginia Lake". The New Zealand Herald. 1 September 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2021.

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