Tag Archives: Invasive Species

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Our Newsletter for Spring 2019 has been published. It features interesting articles about wildlife recording and events that have happened in the last six months across West Wales. It can be downloaded here: WWBIC Bulletin No 31 You can view back issues of our newsletter in the newsletter archive here.

Invasive Species Alert: Quagga Mussel (Dreissena bugensis rostriformis)

Quagga Mussel (Dreissena bugensis rostriformis) is similar to the Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), it has not been reported in Wales yet but has been found in Wraysbury Reservoir and the Wraysbury River near Egham, Surrey after spreading steadily through Europe towards the UK. Like the Zebra Mussel it can produce severe negative effects on local ecosystems and … Continue reading Invasive Species Alert: Quagga Mussel (Dreissena bugensis rostriformis) »