Carpet sea squirt
Didemnum vexilum
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
colonies overgrowing and swamping other species and covering fish spawning grounds, aquaculture cages etc.
Chinese bushclover
Lespedeza juncea var. sericea
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native species
Chinese mitten crab
Eriocheir sinensis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Threatens ecosystem functioning and protected species.
Chinese tallow
Triadica sebifera (Sapium sebiferum)
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native flora
Chinese water deer
Hydropotes inermis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
May damage understory. May barkstrip.
Chub
Squalius cephalus
Status:
Established
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Negative impacts on native salmonid species. Associated economic impacts.
Citrus longhorn beetle
Anoplophora chinensis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Detrimental impacts on trees.
Coati
Nasua nasua
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Opportunistic feeder leading to decreasing native species. Disease risk.
Common milkweed
Asclepias syriaca
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Overwhelming valuable habitats such as grasslands, dune areas and river valleys.
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