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By Dr. Gil Rilov, Dr. Jeffrey A. Crooks (auth.), Dr. Gil Rilov, Dr. Jeffrey A. Crooks (eds.)

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Biological invasions are thought of to be one of many maximum threats to the integrity of so much ecosystems in the world. This quantity explores the present kingdom of marine bioinvasions, which were growing to be at an exponential price over fresh a long time. targeting the ecological points of organic invasions, it elucidates the several levels of an invasion method, beginning with uptake and shipping, via inoculation, institution and eventually integration into new ecosystems. easy ecological strategies - all within the context of bioinvasions - are lined, corresponding to propagule strain, species interactions, phenotypic plasticity, and the significance of biodiversity. The authors process bioinvasions as risks to the integrity of normal groups, but additionally as a device for larger realizing primary ecological approaches. vital elements of dealing with marine bioinvasions also are mentioned, as are many informative case stories from round the world.

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Island Press, Washington Cox GW (2004) Alien species and evolution. Island Press, Washington Crooks JA, Suarez A (2006) Hyperconnectivity, invasive species, and the breakdown of natural barriers to dispersal. In: Crooks KR, Sanjayan MA (eds) Connectivity conservation: maintaining connections for nature. Cambridge, New York, pp 451–478 Cunningham CW (2008) How to use genetic data to distinguish between natural and humanmediated introduction of Littorina littorea to North America. Biol Invas 10:1–6 Davis MA (2006) Invasion biology 1958–2005: the pursuit of science and conservation.

6 Concluding Thoughts Producing this book has been a long, but rewarding, process, and the lively tempo of both invasions (species lists get longer by the month) and invasion science creates a moving target that is difficult to hit with any account of the field at any one point in time. However, we believe that many of the fundamental concepts and questions that are relevant to this field of research are presented in the following chapters, which were written by many experts in the field. We intended this book to be a useful textbook for students interested in this topic, and a tool for researches and practitioners studying and managing marine bioinvasions.

Venerupis philippinarum (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) Martesia striata (Linnaeus, 1758) Kay (1979) Kay (1979) (continued) Coan et al. (2000) Mercenaria kennicottii Dall, 1871 (Washington; probably adventi- Coan et al. (2000) tious shell [Carlton, 1979]). Keen (1971) Carlton (1979) Northwest Atlantic Mya hemphilli Newcomb, 1874 (California) Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758 Chama hendersoni Dall, Bartsch, & Rehder, 1938 (Hawaii) Coan (1979) Northwest Atlantic Crassinella oregonensis Keen, 1938 (Oregon) Rosenberg (2005) Marelli and Gray (1983) Morton (1981) Coan et al.

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