VOLUME 11 NUMBER 1 (January to June 2018)


Philipp. Sci. Lett. 2018 11 (1) 010-011
available online: February 28, 2018

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A look into invasion

by Luis Wilfrido Atienza

A team of Flipino resaerchers recently had a rare opportunity to observe a potential biological invasion as it was happening. Observations from scientists working with Manila Ocean Park had shown an increase in the population of a species of mussel not usually found in Philippine waters—a rare early warning sign that the species’ invasion of Manila’s waters might be imminent.

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