Invasive alien species are animals, plants or other organisms introduced by man into places out of their natural range of distribution, where they become established and disperse, generating a negative impact on the local ecosystem and species. (Source: IUCN)
Broader: alien speciesspeciesLEO Thesaurus
Concept URI: http://www.informea.org/terms/invasive-species
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