List of invasive species in South Africa

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This is a list of invasive species in South Africa, including invasive species of plants, animals, and other organisms in South Africa.

A list of invasive species has been published under the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act of 2004.[1][2]

Microorganisms[edit]

Microorganisms considered to be invasive species include:[3]

Algae[edit]

Invasive species of algae include:[4]

Plants[edit]

Invasive species of plants include:[5][6]

Tunicates[edit]

Invasive species of tunicates include:

Annelids[edit]

Invsive species of annelids include:[10]

Molluscs[edit]

Invasive species of molluscs include:[5][6][2]

Crustaceans[edit]

Invasive species of crustaceans include:[5]

Insects[edit]

Invasive species of insects include:[5][12]

Fish[edit]

Invasive species of fish include:[5][13]

Amphibians[edit]

Invasive species of amphibians include:

Reptiles[edit]

Invasive species of reptiles include:[5]

Birds[edit]

Invasive species of birds include:[5][15]

Mammals[edit]

Invasive species of mammals include:[5][16]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act 10 of 2004 Archived 2 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ NEM:BA - Alien and Invasive Species Regulations - 19 July 2013 Archived 2 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ South Africa: Microorganisms. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  4. ^ South Africa: Algaes. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h National List of Invasive Species under Chapter 5 of the National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act, 2004. Government Gazette, Government of South Africa. 19 July 2013.
  6. ^ a b c Zimmerman, H. G. South Africa. In: Macdonald, I. A. W., et al. Invasive Alien Species in Southern Africa: National Reports & Directory of Resources. Global Invasive Species Programme. 2002. pg 45.
  7. ^ a b c d e f South Africa: Vines & Climbers. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  8. ^ a b c d e f South Africa: Aquatic plants. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  9. ^ Ciona intestinalis (tunicate). Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  10. ^ South Africa: Annelids. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  11. ^ South Africa: Molluscs. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  12. ^ South Africa: Insects. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  13. ^ South Africa: Fish. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  14. ^ a b South Africa: Reptiles. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  15. ^ South Africa: Birds. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.
  16. ^ South Africa: Mammals. Global Invasive Species Database. ISSG.

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