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Main Title Nonindigenous freshwater organisms : vectors, biology, and impacts /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Claudi, Renata.
Leach, Joseph H.
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 41115267
ISBN 1566704499; 9781566704496; 0849341043; 9780849341045
Subjects Freshwater ecology--North America ; Introduced freshwater organisms--North America ; Nonindigenous aquatic pests--North America ; Uitheemse dieren ; Zoetwaterdieren ; Ecologische aspecten ; Animaux d'eau douce--Introduction--Amâerique du Nord ; Plantes d'eau douce--Introduction--Amâerique du Nord ; âEcologie d'eau douce--Amâerique du Nord ; Animaux et plantes nuisibles--Intriduction--Amâerique du Nord ; Animaux--Introduction ; Animal introduction--North America
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QH102.C56 2000 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/23/2015
ESAM  QH102.N66 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/17/1999
Collation 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Intentional introductions -- pt. 2. Aquarium and watergarden trade -- pt. 3. Bait -- pt. 4. Ballast water vector -- pt. 5. Aquaculture vector -- pt. 6. Canals and diversions -- pt. 7. Climate change as a vector of range expansion -- pt. 8. Why some introductions succeed while others fail. Claudi and Leach focus on paths of invasion called vectors, and relate the potential damage done ecologically and economically by nonindigenous organisms to the North American continent.