Species inserted to the database: Asian sea squirt (Styela clava)
Date inserted: June, 2013
Reason for was insertion:
- Asian sea squirt was risk assessed by Invasive Species Ireland as being a high impact invasive species in Ireland. View a summary of the risk assessment for this species: http://invasivespeciesireland.com/toolkit/risk-assessment/prioritisation/recorded-species/?species=Styela%20clava
- Digitization of verified species records from journal publications and receipt of records through from the Marine Species Distributions in Irish Coastal Waters Database.
Additional notes: published Aquatic Invasions journal papers on this species occurrence in Ireland
- Nunn, J. and Minchin, D. (2009) Aquatic Invasions Vol. 4, Issue 4: 591-607
- Minchin et al (2006) Aquatic Invasions Vol. 1, Issue 2: 91-96.
Interactive map link: http://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/#/Species/134386