Invasion of the turtles? : exotic turtles in the Netherland: a risk assessment

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Abstract

The authors of this report assessed the risk of exotic turtles becoming invasive in the Netherlands. Main components of the risk are the large scale of introduction of discarded pets to Dutch nature and possible suitability of species to survive and reproduce successfully under present or future Dutch conditions which is enhanced by climatic change.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherAlterra
Number of pages92
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameAlterra-report
PublisherAlterra
No.2186
ISSN (Print)1566-7197

Keywords

  • turtles
  • tortoises
  • testudines
  • risk assessment
  • invasive species
  • introduced species
  • ecology
  • netherlands

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