Invasive plants and animals are the subject of much research and
managers are constantly working to develop new programs designed to
manage, control or prevent the spread of these invasives. However, an
entire class of invaders often goes unnoticed. Microorganisms have
the capacity to devastate our fish and wildlife resources and a
new scholarly paper helps to make us all more aware of the threat.

The authors of “Invisible invaders: non-pathogenic invasive microbes
in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems” provide an excellent overview
of invasive microbes and offer a compelling argument that significant
new research is needed. Read More –