No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide

We know surprisingly little about temporal dynamics of alien species accumulations across regions and taxa

Abstract

The authors show that the annual rate of first records worldwide has increased during the last 200 years, with 37% of all first records reported most recently (1970-2014).

Citation

Seebens, H., Blackburn, T., Dyer, E.E., Genovesi, P., Hulme, P.E., Jeschke, J.M., Pagad, S., Pyšek, P., Winter, M., Arianoutsou, M., Bacher, S., Blasius, B., Brundu, G., Capinha, C., Celesti-Grapow, L., Dawson, W., Dullinger, S., Fuentes, N., Jäger, H., Kartesz, J., Kenis, M., Kreft, H., Kühn, I., Lenzner, B., Liebhold, A., Mosena, A., Moser, D., Nishino, M., Pearman, D., Pergl, J., Rabitsch, W., Rojas-Sandoval, J., Roques, A., Rorke, S., Rossinelli, S., Roy, H.E., Scalera, R., Schindler, S., Štajerová, K., Tokarska-Guzik, B., van Kleunen, M., Walker, K., Weigelt, P., Yamanaka, T. and Essl, F. (2017) No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications 8:14435, 1–9.

No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide

Published 15 February 2017