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Archives -2006

Provides selected resources for invasive species related emerging issues for prior years. For more recent emerging issues, see our Emerging Issues page. See the Archives page for additional years.

Great Lakes New Invader: Bloody Red Shrimp (Nov 2006)
Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System.
A newly discovered invasive species of shrimp in the Great Lakes could compete with fish for zooplankton as a source of food. Scientists last month found thousands of red mysid (Hemimysis anomala) in the channel of Muskegon Lake, which empties into Lake Michigan.

Pesky Exotic Barnacle Found in Charleston Harbor Estuary (Dec 18, 2006)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Two new invasive species have recently been found along the South Carolina coast - a massive barnacle (megabalanus coccopoma) that dwarfs those found in the state as well as the Asian green mussel, which reproduces quickly and can pose a threat to floating docks.

Detection of Sirex noctilio Fabricius (Sirex woodwasp) in five additional New York Counties (Dec 14, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Update on the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) in Ontario - Canada (Nov 1, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia in the Great Lakes Region (Oct 2008; PDF | 53 KB)
USDA. APHIS. Veterinary Services.

Erythrina Gall Wasp, Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim in Florida (Oct 25, 2006)
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.

Asian Green Mussels Found in Lowcountry Waters (Oct 16, 2006)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

Asian Soybean Rust Confirmed in Illinois (Oct 13, 2006)
Illinois Department of Agriculture.

Chrysanthemum White Rust, Puccinia horiana, Found in Pennsylvania (Sep 27, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Detection of an outbreak of cactus moth (Cactoblastis cactorum) in Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico (Aug 21, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Emerald Ash Borer Surveillance Detects the Presence of the Insect (Aug 22, 2006)
Maryland Department of Agriculture.

USDA Laboratory Confirms Plum Pox Virus in Michigan (Aug 11, 2006)
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

State Officials Seek Homeowners' Help to Locate Possibly Diseased Lilac Plants (Sudden Oak Death) (Aug 11, 2006)
Maine Department of Agriculture. Division of Plant Industry.

Agriculture Department Announces First Discovery of Woodboring Wasp (Sirex noctilio) (Aug 9, 2006)
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Chinese Mitten Crab Collected From The Patapsco River (Aug 4, 2006)
Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

First Sighting of Dungeness Crab in Atlantic Confirmed (Aug 3, 2006)
MIT Sea Grant College Program.

Plant pathogen (Phytophthora ramorum) found in state for the first time at Portage store (Jul 31, 2006)
Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia in the Great Lakes - Emerging Disease Notice (Jul 2006; PDF | 265 KB)
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Invasive Species Bulletin: Red Sea Bannerfish (Jul 25, 2006)
DOC. NOAA. National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.
Red Sea Bannerfish (Heniochus intermedius) photographed Mar 18, 2006 on Pauls' Reef, seven miles south of Palm Beach Inlet, near Palm Beach, Florida

CBP Agriculture Specialist Intercepts Voracious Slug; Seattle Interception Marks First Time Dangerous Pest Found Entering the United States (Jul 25, 2006)
DHS. Customs and Border Protection.

USDA Laboratory Confirms Plum Pox Virus in New York (Jul 17, 2006)
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

First report of pink hibiscus mealybug in George Town, Grand Cayman (Jun 21, 2006)
Cayman Islands Government.

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Illinois (Jun 13, 2006)
Illinois Department of Agriculture.

First U.S. Detection of Beet black scorch virus (Jun 7, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Correction Alert: Planococcus minor, the passionvine mealybug, NOT in continental United States (May 16, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

New Zealand mudsnails found in Duluth-Superior harbor (May 1, 2006)
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

USDA confirms Gladiolus Rust, Uromyces transversalis, in Florida (Apr 22, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Potato Cyst Nematode Detected in Idaho (Apr 19, 2006)
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

First find of Planococcus minor, the passionvine mealybug, in the continental United States (Apr 18, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Hemlock woolly adelgid suspected in Harlan County (Apr 12, 2006)
Kentucky Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet.

First Detection of Phytophthora tropicalis in the Continental United States (Mar 17, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

New Zealand hitchhiker pest, Nysius huttoni, found in Europe (Mar 15, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

Pest of Mango, Rhytidodera bowringii, intercepted at Florida Port (Mar 15, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

CBP Agriculture Specialist Intercepts Beetle (Mar 10, 2006)
DHS. Customs and Border Protection.

First find of the Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM), Lymantria dispar, in Texas (Feb 22, 2006)
North American Plant Protection Organization.

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