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Fact Sheets

Contains factsheets for invasive aquatic species. See Resource Library - Fact Sheets for general resources and other species.

Aquatic Species

Aquatic Nuisance Species
DOD. USACE. Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study.
Scroll to see ANS of Concern Fact Sheets.

Aquatic Invasive Invertebrates / Aquatic Invasive Plants / Invasive Fish
Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Aquatic Invasive Species
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Select by species category: Amphibians, Crustaceans, Fish, Mammals, Molluscs, or Reptiles

AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) in Lake Champlain
Lake Champlain Basin Program.

Ballast Water - Awareness Materials
Global Ballast Water Management Programme.

Invasive Species - Resources
Pennsylvania State University. Pennsylvania Sea Grant.

Invasive Species Fact Sheets
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.

Marine Bioinvaders - Fact Sheets and General Information
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sea Grant Center for Coastal Resources.

New England Marine Invaders Identification
Salem Sound Coastwatch (Massachusetts; Gulf of Maine).
Also see - Potential Marine Invaders Identification

NIS (non-indigenous species) Fact Sheets and Alerts
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council.

NEANS Panel Online Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species in Northeastern North America
Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel.
See also: Species Mapper

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Aquatic Plants

Alaska Exotic Plants Information Clearinghouse (AKEPIC): Non-Native Plant Species List
University of Alaska - Anchorage. Alaska Center for Conservation Science.
Note: Contains factsheets (species biographies) and species risk assessment reports of non-native species present in Alaska and also non-native species currently not recorded in Alaska (potential invasives).

Aquatic Invasive Species: Plants
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Aquatic Plant Information System (APIS) - Plant Information Overview
DOD. USACE. Engineer Research and Development Center. Environmental Laboratory.

Aquatic Weed Fact Sheets: Invasive Aquatic Plants
North Carolina State University. Agriculture and Life Sciences. Crop Science.

BioBullies - The Disastrous Dozen and Additional Trouble-Makers
Natural Biodiversity (Western Pennsylvania).
Provides invasive species fact sheets for the worst trouble-makers in the region, and also for additional trouble-makers for you to watch out for

Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States (Aug 2002)
Published by: USDA. Forest Service. Publication FHTET-2002-04.

Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands - Plants Listed by Common Name
California Invasive Plant Council.
See also: Plants listed by Scientific Name
Bossard, C.C., J.M. Randall, and M.C. Hoshovsky (Editors). 2000. Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA.

Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth (IPAMS)
Mississippi State University. Geosystems Research Institute.

Invasive Plant Fact Sheets
University of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Flora Project of Morris Arboretum.

Invasive Species Identification Sheets
USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Connecticut.
The Connecticut NRCS produced Invasive Species Fact Sheets, which contain identification information and a selection of photographs for each species.

King County (Washington) Noxious Weed Control Program - Noxious Weed List
King County Department of Natural Resources (Washington). Water and Land Resources Division.

Maine Invasive Plants & Entire Series
University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
Includes series of 22 fact sheets and invasive plants brochure (available in HTML/PDF or for purchase). Each 2-page bulletin provides a color photo and physical description of one invasive species as well as a description of the threat it presents, its preferred habitat and current distribution, and methods of control.

Maine's Interactive Field Guide to Aquatic Invaders and Their Native Look Alikes - Common Name Listing
Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program.

See also: Scientific Name Listing

Natural Resources Publications
University of Nevada - Reno. Cooperative Extension.
See also: search results for "invasive or weed"

Noxious and Nuisance Plant Management Information System (PMIS) - Plant Information Overview
DOD. USACE. Engineer Research and Development Center. Environmental Laboratory.
Includes mostly terrestrial plants and several non-aquatic plants.

Noxious Weed Information
Colorado Weed Management Association.

NSW (New South Wales) WeedWise
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (Australia).
Contains over 300 noxious and environmental weeds.

Non-Native Invasive Freshwater Plants
Washington State Department of Ecology. Water Quality Program.

Practical Guidebook for the Identification and Control of Invasive Aquatic and Wetland Plants of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Region (Apr 2003)
San Francisco Estuary Institute.
Identify serious plant invasions in aquatic and wetland habitats of the San Francisco Bay-Delta and watershed. Plants included are considered by Bay-Delta invasive plant experts to represent some of the most significant threats to Bay and Delta waterways and wetlands. This guidebook's goal is to provide you with information to take action against non-native plant invasions. Early detection of invasions can save vast amounts of labor and money. The guidebook can be downloaded and printed in various formats.

Publications Relating to Invasive Species and Publications Relating to Native Species Issues
USDA. NRCS. Plant Materials Program.

Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council - Publications
Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council.

Texas Invasives Database - Common Name List
See also: Scientific Name List

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Aquatic Animals

Facts about Invasive Bighead and Silver Carp (May 2010)
DOI. United States Geological Survey.

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Fact Sheets
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.

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Last Modified: Jul 15, 2017
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