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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

Council or Task Force

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


Ballast Water - Awareness Materials
Global Ballast Water Management Programme.

Federal Government

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

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

State Government

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


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

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Aquatic Plants

Council or Task Force

Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands - Name Lookup
California Invasive Plant Council.
Bossard, C.C., J.M. Randall, and M.C. Hoshovsky (Editors). 2000. Invasive Plants of California's Wildlands. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA.


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).

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

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

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

Federal Government

Aquatic Plant Information System (APIS)
DOD. USACE. Engineer Research and Development Center. Environmental Laboratory.
Includes several non-aquatic plants.

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

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.

Publications Relating to Invasive Species
USDA. NRCS. Plant Materials Program.

International Government

NSW WeedWise
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (Australia).

State Government

Aquatic Invasive Species: Regulated Plants
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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


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

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.

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


Maine's Interactive Field Guide to Aquatic Invaders and Their Native Look Alikes - Common Name Listing
Lake Stewards of Maine.
Special Note: Formerly known as the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program.
See also: Scientific Name Listing

Colorado - Noxious Weed Information
Colorado Weed Management Association.

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