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Can invasive species be bacteria, viruses or diseases?


Yes, invasive species can include bacteria, viruses or diseases that have negative impacts in a new habitat.

  • Q: What is an invasive species? A: An invasive species is a non-native species that has been introduced to a new habitat and has a negative impact on the environment, economy or society.
  • Q: Can bacteria, viruses or diseases be non-native species that have a negative impact in a new habitat? A: Yes, they can be.