Brief description of the contents of the site
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Främmande arter i svenska hav "

Listed from the top down in the left-hand column:

Hem (Home)

Främmande arter (ALIEN SPECIES)

Provides definitions, characteristics and classifications of the concept of alien (non-indigenous, non-native, exotic) species in the marine and coastal environment.

Vägarna hit (How they get here)

Explains how deliberate or accidental introductions occur (which vectors are involved). Describes the difference between arrival and actual establishment of alien species in a new area.

Konsekvenser (Impacts)

Describes the known and anticipated impacts of aquatic invaders.

Vem kan göra vad? (WHO CAN DO WHAT?)

Gives hands-on advice on how to prevent the introduction and spread of alien species to Swedish marine and coastal environments. Also contains information on relevant Swedish authorities, legislation and policies within the fields of biodiversity and introduction of alien species.