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Exotic species

Exotic species

plant or animal species introduced into an area where they do not occur naturally, non-native species.


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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 ...

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by thoffnagle
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 6233

Need help IDing a lizard

... 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 ...

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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: 2928

The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

... 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 ...

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by vacohee
Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 6233

Re: Herbivores without predators

... or stochastic) than with genetic depletion. In fact some widespread species have been shown to overcome bottlenecks in the past. In turn, very ... 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 ...

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by marquitosgm
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 15791

Re: Does it really matter?

Actually Jack, it does not matter whether the species are native or exotic. The same principle applies. More species = more stability.

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by skeptic
Thu May 06, 2010 8:11 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 27098
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