Exotic fish introduced into australian waters it competes for food with native fish and may once a species is listed under the environment protection and biodiversity conservation act 1999 for invasive species the australian government provides funding to. Introduced specices and the australian environment gather, process, analyse and present information that reports on two animal and two plant species that have been introduced into the australian environment ----. A complete list of introduced species for even quite small areas of the world would be dauntingly long humans have introduced more different species to new environments than any single document can hope to record.
There are at least 30 species of pest animals around australia, and more than 500 weed species pest animals and weeds damage agriculture and harm our environment controlling them is a common area of concern for farmers and conservationists alike.
The damage introduced species can have on the native australian environment is widely recognised, but less commonly considered are the varieties which have not harmed, or have even been helpful. Topic 4-introduced species and the australian environment this is the final topic of the hsc topic overview there are 5 parts to this topic: introduced species in australia the vulnerable australian environment case study: becoming a pest biological control slideshow 2113748 by elaine.
Introduced animals of australia list of feral, invasive, pest, benign & beneficial species many animals were brought to australia by humans some have been vital to the australian economy. Invasive species feral animals in australia about us biodiversity threatened species & ecological communities under the environment protection and biodiversity conservation act 1999, the australian government is funding, through the caring for our country 2009-2010 program, further research into improving the viral strains of rhd.
Introduced species ballast water we all know the problems caused by introduced plants and animals such as lantana, rabbits and cane toads some of these species have been deliberately introduced to australia, while others have turned up uninvited but the problem of introduced pests isn't confined to land. Under the environment protection and biodiversity conservation act 1999, a number of feral animals are recognised as threats to native animals and plants the impacts of some feral animals have been listed as key threatening processes and a threat abatement plan has or may be developed.
But are all the effects of introduced species negative it can have a knock-on effect throughout the whole environment these species may damage land and water resources, carry disease, prey on native species and compete with native plants and animals for food and shelter join the australian museum at the coal loader centre for.