alien species


 

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Definition: 

Plants, animals or microorganisms which are introduced by humans into areas where they are not native. Exotics are often associated with negative ecological consequences for native species and the ecosystems. (Source: GEMET/UNUN)

Other relations

  • Invasive Alien Species (CBD)
  • alien species (ECOLEX)
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Synonyms
  • non-native species
  • introduced species
  • foreign species
  • exotic species

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