Alligator weed
Alternanthera philoxeroides
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Chokes up riverine habitats when it becomes established
Asian hornet
Vespa velutina
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
A highly aggressive predator of native insects, posing a significant threat to honey bees and other pollinators.
Asian rapa whelk
Rapana venosa
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
Serious implications for marine bivalve survival.
Asiatic tearthumb
Persicaria perfoliata
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Brown Bullhead Catfish
Ameiurus nebulosus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Negative impacts on native fish species.
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 mitten crab
Eriocheir sinensis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Threatens ecosystem functioning and protected species.
Citrus Longhorn Beetle
Anoplophora chinensis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Detrimental impacts on trees.
Common Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Overwhelming valuable habitats such as grasslands, dune areas and river valleys.
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