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Table 1: Databases and reference texts used in the compilation of the IASIP database
|GISD: Global Invasive Species Database||http://www.issg.org/database|
|CAB International - Crop Protection Compendium||http://www.cabi.org/compendia/cpc|
|CAB International - Invasive Species Compendium (Alpha)||http://www.cabi.org/isc|
|DAISIE: Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe||http://www.europe-aliens.org|
|The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species||http://www.iucnredlist.org/|
|NOBANIS: North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species||http://www.nobanis.org|
|FishBase – A global information system on fish||http://www.fishbase.org|
|Database of Global Marine Invasive Species Threats||http://conserveonline.org/workspaces/global.invasive.assessment|
|Baltic Sea Alien Species Database||http://www.corpi.ku.lt/nemo/|
|Weeds and Invasive Plants of South Africa||http://www.agis.agric.za/wip|
|Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk||http://www.hear.org/Pier/|
|Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk||http://www.hear.org/|
- Bromilow, C. (2001) Problem plants of South Africa. Briza Publications Pretoria, South Africa.
- Henderson, L. (2001) Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Agricultural Research Council, Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria.
- Kraus, F. (2009) Alien reptiles and amphibians: a scientific compendium and analysis. Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology 4. Springer Science & Business Media B.V., Netherlands.
- Lever, C. (1985) Naturalized mammals of the world. Longman Group, Ltd., Essex.
- Lever, C. (1987) Naturalized birds of the world. Longmann Scientific and Technical, Harlow.
- Lever, C. (1996) Naturalized fishes of the world. Academic Press, San Diego.
- Long, J.L. (1981) Introduced birds of the world: the worldwide history, distribution, and influence of birds introduced to new environments. Reed, Sydney.
- Long, J.L. (2003) Introduced mammals of the world: their history, distribution and influence. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
- Weber E. (2003) Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. CABI publishing, Zurich, Switzerland.
- Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. (2005) Mammal species of the world. 3rd edn. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.