Invasive marine species

Port Philip Bay: There are more than 160 invasive marine species recorded in Port Phillip Bay but only a small number that are of ongoing serious concern. There have been outbreaks of invasive marine species in other marine and coastal areas but there is no systematic monitoring to determine their location, status or trend.

Port Phillip Bay, Other Marine and Coastal Areas
Number of introduced plant and animal species; new incursions; threat, distribution and abundance; spatial area affected; expansions of existing areas; risks to native habitats and species