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Publications are grouped under the following categories:

Non-native species management

Cabi updates on biocontrol projects in GB:

Risk analysis, pathways and horizon scanning


Background information

Non-native species projects

Non-native species impacts

Identification materials

Booy, OlafWade, MaxRoy, Helen. 2015 Field guide to invasive plants and animals in Britain. London, Bloomsbury Natural History, 304pp. (Helm Field Guides).

Free ID sheets

View over 60 ID sheets




Codes of practice

Biosecurity guidance

Also see Biosecurity

Take free online training (external link) to improve your understanding of biosecurity. Check your knowledge with a test and download a certificate once you have passed.

General field biosecurity:

Aquatic biosecurity:

Marine biosecurity:

Other resources:

Animal diseases:

Fish diseases:

Amphibian diseases: