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DOI. Bureau of Land Management.
DOI. NPS. Yellowstone National Park.
If you plan to use your own boat or angler float tube, you’ll need a permit and a free Yellowstone aquatic invasive species inspection. You can speed up the inspection process by arriving with a boat that is clean, drained, and dry. Watercraft that arrive dirty or with standing water will be subject to decontamination. Watercraft that cannot be properly decontaminated will be prohibited from launching.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab. National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS).
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service. Chesapeake Bay Field Office.

U.S. Government Printing Office. Federal Depository Library Program Electronic Collection Archive.

Compiled and Edited by: Gregory Ruiz and David Reid, NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-142.
See also: GLERL Technical Reports for more reports
USDA. NRCS. Pennsylvania.
DOI. NPS. Yellowstone National Park.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

Are you a crabber, waterman, or concerned citizen? We need your help to detect and assess the status of Chinese Mitten Crabs. The "Mitten Crab Watch" website provides information on the invasion of the mitten crab and allows users to more easily report catches.

Please help us detect live mitten crabs by reporting any sighting in North America. We are especially interested in collecting sightings from the Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Hudson River, and San Francisco Bay --- where the crab has been common in the past. Please visit the Mitten Crab Watch website to learn more about the crab and to report sightings.

Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.