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Role of Environment in Human Health: Animal Ecology



Carter, J., Jenkins, J.A., and Jeske, C., 2008, Disease Issues in Wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico [abs.], p. 31, IN, Lavoie, D.L., Rosen, B.H., and others, eds., USGS Gulf Coast Science Conference and Florida Integrated Science Center Meeting: Proceedings with Abstracts, October 20-23, 2008, Orlando, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1329, 157 p.,

Invasive species are threats to ecosystem integrity, disrupting communities by replacing native species and altering flows of energy and materials. However, invasive species can also be disease organisms and vectors. This talk will focus on invasive species with an emphasis on disease and disease vectors in the Gulf of Mexico region.

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