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What are Species Profiles?

Our Species Profiles section provides general information about species considered to be invasive. Please note our profiles are not inclusive of all invasive species, nor does our information have regulatory implications.

Species profiles include the scientific name, common name(s), synonym(s), and general information including where the species is native, when introduced to the U.S., means of introduction, and impact (with citations). Our profiles also include distribution/maps/survey status, Federal regulatory status, images (includes extensive photos), videos, spotlights, and selected highly relevant resources for the species (organized by source), and access to all species related resources included on our site.

See below to view Terrestrial Invasives (land-dwelling) or Aquatic Invasives (water-dwelling) species profiles by type. Also see: