bullfrog Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Smithsonian Institutions

Research in the Department includes the study of fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The Department holds the largest collection of vertebrate specimens in the world.

rat Institute for Biological Invasions

University of Tennessee. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Research interests include: patterns displayed by species introduced outside their geographic ranges; the impacts such species hae on the communities they invade, and the means by which such invasions can be managed.

Elk in a pen National Wildlife Research Center

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Research includes projects related to mammalian invasive species; managing invasive species in Hawaii; brown tree snake management; and avian populations.

Close-up of a red fox Risk Assessment for the Import and Keeping of Exotic Vertebrates in Australia (PDF | 0.9 MB)

Mary Bomford (2003) Bureau of Rural Sciences. Canberra. Australia

Evaluates literature reviews and research on past introductions of mammals and birds into Australia to determine the factors most likely to promote the establishment of exotic populations.