Senegal tea plant
Gymnocoronis spilanthoides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Fast growing. Pioneer species. Highly adaptable to new environments.
Spiny-cheek crayfish
Orconectes limosus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Threat to the native European crayfish
Topmouth gudgeon
Pseudorasbora parva
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Negative impacts on native fish and vegetation species.
Virile crayfish
Orconectes virilis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Predation of native species leading to disruption of habitats
Water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Likely to have a significant adverse impact on biodiversity or the related ecosystem services
Water lettuce
Pistia stratiotes
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Alters habitats. Creates single species matts. Crowds out native species.
Water primrose
Ludwigia grandiflora
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Choke waterways and competing with native species
Zander
Stizostedion lucioperca
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Competes with native fish species. Transmits fish disease and parasites.
Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland