Recorded Species

The species listed below are designated the high risk species recorded in Ireland. This list has been developed following the assessment carried out by Invasive Species Ireland.

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Species Common Name Kingdom Environment
Anguillicoloides crassus Swimbladder Parasite of Eels Animalia Freshwater
Aphanomyces astaci Crayfish Plague Chromista Freshwater
Carpobrotus edulis hottentot fig Plantae Terrestrial
Cervus nippon Sika Deer Animalia Terrestrial
Corbicula fluminea Asian clam Animalia Freshwater
Corvus splendens House Crow Animalia Terrestrial
Crassula helmsii New Zealand Pigmyweed Plantae Freshwater
Crepidula fornicata Slipper Limpet Animalia Marine
Didemnum vexillum Carpet Sea Squirt Animalia Marine
Dreissena polymorpha Eurasian Zebra Mussel Animalia Freshwater
Elodea canadensis American Waterweed Plantae Freshwater
Eriocheir sinensis Chinese Mitten Crab Animalia Freshwater
Fallopia japonica and hybrids Japanese Knotweed Plantae Terrestrial
Gunnera tinctoria Chilean Gunnera Plantae Terrestrial
Harmonia axyridis Harlequin Ladybird Animalia Terrestrial
Hemimysis anomala Bloody red shrimp Animalia Freshwater
Heracleum mantegazzianum Giant Hogweed Plantae Terrestrial
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides Floating Pennywort Plantae Freshwater
Lagarosiphon major African Elodea Plantae Freshwater
Lepus europaeus Brown Hare Animalia Terrestrial
Muntiacus reevesi Chinese Muntjac Animalia Terrestrial
Mus musculus House Mouse Animalia Terrestrial
Mustela furo Feral Ferret Animalia Terrestrial
Myriophyllum aquaticum Brazilian Watermilfoil Plantae Freshwater
Neovison vison American Mink Animalia Terrestrial
Nymphoides peltata Entire Marshwort Plantae Freshwater
Phytophthora ramorum Twig and Leaf Blight Stramenopila Terrestrial
Rattus norvegicus Brown Rat Animalia Terrestrial
Rattus rattus black rat Animalia Terrestrial
Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron Plantae Terrestrial
Sciurus carolinensis gray squirrel Animalia Terrestrial
Styela clava Asian Sea-squirt Animalia Marine
Sus scrofa Wild Boar Animalia Terrestrial
Tamias sibiricus Siberian Chipmunk Animalia Terrestrial

The species listed below are designated the high risk species recorded in Ireland. This list has been developed following the assessment carried out by Invasive Species Ireland.