Asian rapa whelk
Rapana venosa
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
Serious implications for marine bivalve survival.
Asian shore crab
Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
High reproductive potential. May outcompete native species.
Asiatic tearthumb
Persicaria perfoliata
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Reduction in biodiversity
Australian flatworm
Australoplana sanguinea
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Threat to native earthworms. Predatory.
Balloon vine
Cardiospermum grandiflorum
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Vector of disease. Can cause disease.
Bamboo
Sasa palmata & Pseudosasa japonica
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Quick growing. Suppresses native plants. Reproduces asexually.
Black rat
Rattus rattus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Negative impacts on native flora and fauna.
Bloody-red shrimp
Hemimysis anomala
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Alteration of ecosystem dynamics. Competition with native species.
Broadleaf watermilfoil
Myriophyllum heterophyllum
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
It creates mats that impede the water flow and reduce sunlight and oxygen availability.
Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland