International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
November 2020 issue of BioInvasions Records is now online!

In this issue…

 Lots of plant news! The updated distribution of the invasive Acacia longifolia in South America.

A neophyte used in traditional medicine in many tropical and temperate areas Brugmansia suaveolens has been found for the first time in continental Europe. A new alien plant record Evolvulus nummularius for Pakistan. Tracking the expanding distribution of Solidago ×niederederi in Europe. A new record of Rubos rosifolius for Ecuador. Another invasive East Asian Artemisia in Western Europe.

 Lessepsian migration is still ongoing: smallscale codlet Bregmaceros nectabanus has been found in the Adriatic Sea and the yellowstripe barracuda Sphyraena chrysotaenia in Crete.

 Aquaculture and aquarium trade are a likely pathway of introduction of the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus in Ghana and the angelfish Holacanthus ciliaris in the Mediterranean sea.

 News from Chile: the invasion of salmonids and the fist record of the wild boar Sus scrifa in its temperate forest.

 The Saronikos Gulf: a hotspot area for alien species in the Mediterranean Sea.

 Many and many first records! The land snail Bradybaena similaris from Bangladesh, the isopod Ianiropsis serricaudis and two Pacific amphipods (Aoroides longimerus and A. semicurvatus) in the English Channel, the invasive Caprella scaura in the Marchica coastal lagoon in Morocco, and the northern snakehead Channa argus in Georgia, USA.

 Updated information on the abundance of an invasive coral Oculina patagonica in Malta, on the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha in Minnesota, USA, and the signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus in Croatia.

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