Pueraria sp.
Pueraria sp.
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Competes with native species. Crowds out native shrubs and trees
Pumpkinseed
Lepomis gibbosus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Highly adaptable to different environments. Fast growing ang high reproductive capacity. Has a broad diet.
Purple pampas grass
Cortaderia jubata
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Crowds out native species
Quagga mussel
Dreissena bugensis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Fouling, negative impacts on native species and local extinction of unionids.
Raccoon
Procyon lotor
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Voracious predator and can cause decline of waterfowl. disease vector.
Raccoon Dog
Nyctereutes procyonoides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Highly adaptable to new habitats. Voracious predator. Disease and parasite vector
Red king crab
Paralithodes camtschaticus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
Competition with native species.
Red swamp crayfish
Procambarus clarkii
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Outcompetes the native European crayfish. Degrades riverbanks through burrowing
Red-eared, yellow-bellied and Cumberland sliders
Trachemys scripta spp.
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
It disturbs aquatic habitats and poses a human health risk, being a possible reservoir for salmonella
Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland