RAPID INNS Management Toolkit: Priority species

ID and Contingency Planning Training Toolkit

Some invasive non-native species are considered priority species to watch out for. This is because these species are considered:

- Highly likely to invade the UK or, if they are already present, highly likely to spread.
- Highly likely to cause significant damage to native wildlife and/or the economy.

On this webpage you will find materials available that give information about the identification of these species, as well as on the contingency response process to reports of these species. These materials are freely available to download and use for training.

Overview of Priority Species Toolkit

Contingency Response Process Presentation

Amphibians and Birds

Crustaceans, bivalves, fish and sea squirt





RAPID LIFE is a European Union funded project led by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in partnership with Natural England and Bristol Zoological Society and supported by a number of further technical partners.

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