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Exotic Species

Bibliography of key papers

The following are key papers about exotic species which are recommended reading material. This is in no way a complete list of available literature on the topic, and the GLFC is unable to provide direct links to these articles due to copyright issues.

  • Hall, S. R. and E. L. Mills (2000). "Exotic species in large lakes of the world." Aquatic and Ecosystem Health Management 3(1): 105-135.
  • MacIsaac, H. J., I. A. Grigorovich, et al. (2001). "Reassessment of species invasions concepts: The Great Lakes basin as a model." Biological Invasions 3(4): 405-416.
  • Mills, E. L., J. H. Leach, et al. (1993). "Exotic species in the Great Lakes: A history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions." Journal of Great Lakes Research 19(1): 1-54.
  • Pimentel, D., L. Lach, et al. (2000). "Environmental and economic costs of nonindigenous species in the United States." BioScience 50(1): 53-65.
  • Pimentel, D., R. Zuniga, et al. (2005). "Update on the environmental and economnic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United States." Ecological economics 52(3): 273-288.
  • Ricciardi, A. (2001). "Facilitative interactions among aquatic invaders: Is an 'invasional meltdown' occurring in the Great Lakes?" Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 58: 2513-2525.
  • Ricciardi, A. (2006). "Patterns of invasion in the Laurentian Great Lakes in relation to changes in vector activity." Diversity and Distributions 12: 425-433.
  • Ricciardi, A. and J. B. Rasmussen (1999). "Extinction rates of North American freshwater fauna." Conservation Biology 13(5): 1220-1222.

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