False acacia
Robinia pseudoacacia
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompes native plants. Changes nutrient cycles.
Fanwort
Cabomba caroliniana
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Competition with native species. Clogging of waterways. EU Species of Union Concern
Finlayson's Squirrel
Callosciurus finlaysonii
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Tree Damage through bark stripping, potential vector for diseases
Fishhook waterflea
Cercopagis pengoi
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Competiton with native invertebrates. Negative impacts on native fish.
Floating primrose - willow
Ludwigia peploides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Shades out native plants and changes water chemistry
Fox squirrel
Sciurus niger
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native red squirrel. Disease vector.
Golden mussel
Limnoperna fortunei
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Fouls pipes, filters and intakes of water works. Colonises native bivalves and displaces native species. Increases algal blooms
Golden wreath wattle
Acacia saligna (Acacia cyanophylla)
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native species
Gyrodactylus salaris
Gyrodactylus salaris
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Serious negative impacts on salmonid stocks.
Invasive Species Northern Ireland

Invasive Species Northern Ireland