1] Invasive Species Specialist Group
(ISSG-IUCN), Global Invasive Species Database.
According to the IUCN, Invasive Species Specialist Group
, these fish are some of the world's most invasive alien species:
The IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group
provides extensive resources to support such actions.
According to the Global Invasive Species Database, which is managed by the Invasive Species Specialist Group
(ISSG) of the IUCN Species Survival Commission, the Trachemys scripta elegans has been the most popular turtle to be used as a pet.
According to the Invasive Species Specialist Group
(ISSG) (Anonymous 2011), in French Polynesia, Common Mynas predate the critically endangered Marquesan Kingfisher Todiramphus godeffroyi.
Leading experts like Dr Axel Moehrenschlager, Head of the Centre for Conservation Research at Calgary Zoological Society in Canada; Dr Peter Hollingsworth, Head of Genetics and Conservation at the Royal Botanical Garden of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom; and Dr Piero Genovesi, Chair of the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Invasive Species Specialist Group
and Senior Conservation Officer of the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research in Italy participated in the workshop.