Rugulopteryx okamurae
Rugulopteryx okamurae
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
Displaces native species, reduces biodiversity and alters community structure. Floating biomass impacts fisheries and tourism
Rusty Crayfish
Faxonius rusticus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Outcompete native crayfish for food and resources, reduce aquatic vegetation cover
Sacred ibis
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
It outcompetes and predates on native water birds
Salvinia moss
Salvinia molesta
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Grows rapidly. Spreads vegetatively. May smother out other plants.
Senegal tea plant
Gymnocoronis spilanthoides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Fast growing. Pioneer species. Highly adaptable to new environments.
Silky hakea
Hakea sericea
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Increases wildfire intensity. Reduces species richness, supressing and excluding native flora
Small Asian mongoose
Herpestes javanicus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
It is an oppertunisitic feeder, and will impact on native mammals, amphibians, birds and reptiles
Sosnowsky’s hogweed
Heracleum sosnowskyi
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Once established, the species is almost impossible to eradicate
Spiny-cheek crayfish
Orconectes limosus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Threat to the native European crayfish
Invasive Species Northern Ireland

Invasive Species Northern Ireland