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Global Invasive Species Database
Title: Global Invasive Species Database
Title abbreviated: GISD
Creator: IUCN = International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources <Gland> / SSC = Species Survival Commission / ISSG = Invasive Species Specialist Group
Abstract: The Global Invasive Species Database was developed by the IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) as part of the global initiative on invasive species led by the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP). It provides global information on invasive alien species to agencies, resource managers, decision-makers, and interested individuals. The database focuses on invasive species that threaten biodiversity and covers all taxonomic groups from micro-organisms to animals and plants. Species information is supplied by expert contributors from around the world and includes; species' biology, ecology, native and alien range, references, contacts, links and images. The database is currently being populated with species information. Please check on a regular basis for updates. [Information of the supplier]
Table of contents: Standard search / Taxonomic / 100 of the worst.
Subject: Ecology (577);
Historical, geographic, persons treatment (578.09);
Nonnative species (578.62)
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Audience: Intermediate; Experts
Language: English
Format: website; database
Resource type: Factual databases
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2012-10-16
Metadata provider: UBFfm
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