Scientists name 66 species as potential biodiversity threats to EU

Threats include a North American squirrel, a venomous catfish and crayfish from the Ohio River

eel catfish

OCEAN THREAT  Predatory striped eel catfish (Plotosus lineatus) that are native to the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific are one of eight species considered a “high risk” for invading territories in the European Union.

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