Invasive Species Research

Pathways for marine INNS (2020)

This study investigated the influence of shipping and man-made habitat modification on the occurrence and assemblage of intertidal non-native species in ports on the south coast of England.

Bloody-red shrimp (2020) – biosecurity

This study investigated the use of two common aquatic disinfectants (Virasure® Aquatic, and Virkon® Aquatic) and steam on the mortality of bloody-red shrimp (Hemimysis anomala).

Signal crayfish (2020) – impacts upon fish and invertebrate communities

This study investigated the link between the invasive non-native signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) and the abundance of native fish and invertebrates in a section of the River Tees.

Harlequin ladybird (2020) – atmospheric assisted dispersal

This study investigated the relationship between the presence of harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) in the UK in 2004-05 and atmospheric events in the same period.

Effectiveness of pressurised hot water treatment (2021)

This study looked at the effect pressurized hot water spray had on the mortality of four invasive alien species (IAS); namely floating pennywort, Australian swamp-stonecrop, killer shrimp and zebra mussel.

Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland