Chapter 24. Biofouling Invasions

  1. Simone Dürr3 and
  2. Jeremy C. Thomason4
  1. John A. Lewis1 and
  2. Ashley D. M. Coutts2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315462.ch24

Biofouling

Biofouling

How to Cite

Lewis, J. A. and Coutts, A. D. M. (2010) Biofouling Invasions, in Biofouling (eds S. Dürr and J. C. Thomason), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315462.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK

  2. 4

    School of Biology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    ES Link Services Pty Ltd, 1 Queensberry Place, North Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Australia

  2. 2

    Aquenal Pty Ltd, 244 Summerleas Road, Kingston, Tasmania 7050, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169264

Online ISBN: 9781444315462

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Keywords:

  • biofouling invasions;
  • non-indigenous species - greatest environmental and economic threat;
  • construction of canals, accidental transport via ships - redistribution of marine species;
  • environmental conditions - influencing triggering of sporulation or spawning;
  • invasive species management - global issues of concern;
  • attention to effectiveness of antifouling systems - minimising risk of species translocation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Invasive Species

  • Vectors

  • The Translocation Process for Biofouling Organisms

  • Historical Translocations

  • Modern Translocations

  • Proposed Management Measures

  • Conclusions

  • References