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PREFERRED TERM
invasive species  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • biological invasions
  • invader species
SCOPE NOTE
  • Plant, animal, or microbe species that is non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic or environmental harm, or harm to human health.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/invasive%20species
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