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OATA joins Westminster committee inquiry for invasive species discussion

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA) joined fellow trade associations and other experts on 11 June during a special outreach hearing held in Cambridge by the Environmental Audit Committee as part of its inquiry into the impacts of invasive species and their management.

OATA’s assistant chief executive Dr Tracey King spoke on behalf of the ornamental aquatic industry, explaining how the trade saw its role and responsibilities with regard to the movement of a range of non-native species, from fish to plants, across the globe and into the UK.

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