Determining the effects of introduced species.


Journal Article

People have moved species around the world for millenia, sometimes by accident, but often with considerable enthusiasm. English garden birds in New Zealand are merely quaint curiosities introduced by settlers wanting the familiar species of their former homes. Some introductions have been devastating - goats or rabbits on various islands, for example. Other introductions, such as those of genetically engineered organisms, present potential problems yet to be considered in any detail. What should we expect the impact of introduced species to be?

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pimm, SL

Published Date

  • April 1, 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 106 - 108

PubMed ID

  • 21227831

Pubmed Central ID

  • 21227831

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1872-8383

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0169-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0169-5347(87)90169-8


  • eng