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Invasive Species Alert for Quagga mussel

Species Alert for: Quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis). Issued by: Dr. Jan-Robert Baars. Invasive Ecology (InEco) Laboratory, and Dr. Dan Minchin, Lough Derg Science Group. See Species alert issued 9th July 2021. Reason for issue: to notify of the first … Continued

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Invasive Species Alert for Chinese mitten crab

Species Alert for: Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis). Issued by: the National Biodiversity Data Centre on behalf of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Reason for issue: to notify of the reappearance of Chinese mitten crab in Ireland, a … Continued

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Invasive Species Alert for Asian hornet

Species Alert for: Asian hornet (Vespa velutina). Issued by: the the National Biodiversity Data Centre on behalf of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). Press release issued 7th of May 2021. Reason for issue: to notify of the first … Continued

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Crayfish Plague outbreak on Al River, Athlone

Water users urged to take precautions to limit an outbreak of Crayfish Plague (which may cause 100% mortality to native Crayfish) confirmed on Al River, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. *Press Release issued 09/11/2018 by Dept. Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht All … Continued

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Marine invasive alien species Watch Alert!

Welsh authorities have issued the below MARINE INVASIVE NON-NATIVE SPECIES ADVICE NOTE   Holyhead marina incident and potential spread of the marine invasive non-native species Didemnum vexillum On 2 March, storm Emma caused significant damage to Holyhead Marina in North Wales. … Continued

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Coypu Species Alert

View and distribute Coypu Species Alert poster Species Alert for: Coypu (Myocastor coypus). Issued by: National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Reason for issue: Public call for people to report suspected sightings of the invasive Coypu. Rapid response initiated in October 2016 … Continued

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Crayfish plague alert – 2017

Species Alert for: Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci). Issued by: National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). View latest information on Crayfish Plague outbreaks – Updated March 2018 NPWS are recommending that the voluntary ban of Emergency Containment Measures for the affected catchments is  lifted … Continued

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Species Alert – Crayfish plague 2015

View Press Release issued 17/08/2015 Species Alert for: Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci). Issued by: National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) Reason for issue: Preliminary DNA diagnosis shows Crayfish plague as present on the Bruskey/Erne River at Killydoon, near Ballinagh, … Continued

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