Mediterranean Sea Invaded by Hundreds of Alien Species

Mediterranean Sea Invaded by Hundreds of Alien Species

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Ibiza, Mediterranean sea. Photo courtesy of: © Denis Delestrac

Excerpt from, the Department of Marine Ecology at the University of Gothenburg, in ScienceDaily

More than 900 new alien species have been encountered in the coastal environments of the eastern Mediterranean Sea in recent decades, including the poisonous pufferfish.

The invasion of alien species has had the consequence that the whole food chain is changing, while there is a lack of knowledge on which to base relevant risk assessments, a four-year study conducted at the University of Gothenburg shows…

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