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Exotic

Not native to a given area, either intentionally transplanted from another region or introduced accidentally. Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; alien customs; exotic plants in a greenhouse; exotic cuisine.


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The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

Exotic species should never be introduced. Period! The examples that each of you gave as being benign are not benign. Brown trout outcompete native trouts and eat native species. They are a huge problem in places like the ...

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by thoffnagle
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 6015

Need help IDing a lizard

... this one. Found this pair of lizards under a log on a hiking trail in panama city, fl. I assume they are male and female but what species? Is it exotic or nonnative? http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh626/dbxander/Snapbucket/13D939DB-orig.jpg http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh626/dbxander/Snapbucket/364629DF-orig.jpg

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by dbxander
Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help IDing a lizard
Replies: 3
Views: 2864

The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

... Snowcock (Tetraogallus himalayensis) into the Ruby Mountains back in the 1950s and 60s. Now, I would argue that this successful introduction of an exotic species supports the point of view that some introduced species can enhance the human experience in those areas into which they are introduced: ...

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by vacohee
Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 6015

Cone snail

... eyes? How easily does one get stung? Should one avoid stepping on a cone snail if walking along the ocean floor? (I know that handling the more exotic cone snails can be dangerous, even fatal - but what about these common ones?) Someone with knowledge of marine mollusca please help me out, this ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:47 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cone snail
Replies: 4
Views: 4550

Re: Herbivores without predators

... in the past. In turn, very small, isolated island populations seem to be able to survive as far as their habitat is preserved and kept free of exotic predators and competitors. If someone else can provide reference of genetics iduced declines or extinctions, I'd be grateful. Back to the beggining, ...

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by marquitosgm
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 15461
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