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Nonindigenous Species Web Sites


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Adirondack Aquatic Institute Non-Native Aquatic Species Page

Alien species cost U.S. $123 billion a year

Alien Species In Hawaii Information Index

America's Least Wanted: The dirty dozen (The Nature Conservancy)

American Fisheries Society Position on Introductions of Aquatic Species*

Aquatic Invaders in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

Aquatic Invasions Research Directory (SERC)

Aquatic Nuisance Species Handbook for Government Officials (Michigan DEQ)*

Aquatic Nuisance Species: Mississippi State University Extension Service

Aquatic Nuisance Species in Vermont

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force

Alien species have escaped from their native habitats and hit California's shores: MetroActive News.

Atlas of exotic molluscs in the Mediterranean


Baltic Sea Nonindigenous Species

Bibliography on the Conservation of Biological Diversity: Chapter 2.7 Exotic Species

Bibliography of Nonindigenous Species in the Gulf of Mexico

Biodiversity and Conservation: A Hypertext Book - Chapter 9: Exotic Introductions

Bio-invasions: Breaching Natural Barriers

Bioinvasions: Stemming the Tide of Exotic Species

Biological Control of Eurasian Watermilfoil: University of Minnesota

Biological Invasions: A Growing Threat (Schmitz & Simberloff 1997)

The Biological Invasions Program at the San Francisco Estuary Institute

Biological Pollution: Aquatic Invasive Species (Northeast-Midwest Institute)

Biotic Invasions: Causes, Epidemiology, Global Consequences and Control (Issues in Ecology)*

Brown Tree Snake Information


Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Coast Guard Ballast Water site

Connecticut Invasive Plant Database

Costly Interlopers (Scientific American)


Databases - List of Invasive Species Databases (Compiled by USGS/NBII)

Directory of non-native marine species in British waters


Environmental and economic costs associated with non-indigenous species in the United States (Pimentel et al.)

European Guidelines for Eradication of Terrestrial Vertebrates

Executive Order on Invasive Species - 1999

Exotic Bees of North America

Exotic Fish, Shell Fish, & Plants: Texas Parks and Wildlife

Exotic Forest Pest Information System for North America

Exotic Plants & Animals Colloquium: University of Minnesota

Exotic Plants & Animals Related Links

Exotic Species of Idaho

Exotic species in the Mediterranean

Exotic Species in the Great Lakes Region

Exotic Species in the Great Lakes: A History of Biotic Crises and Anthropogenic Introductions (Mills)*

Exotic Species-- Invasion Theory

Ballast Water and Exotic Species


Federal Noxious Weeds

Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (FICMNEW)

Florida Native Plant Society: Invasive Exotic Plants

Florida Sea Grant: Extension

FAO Database on Introductions of Aquatic Species


Global Invasive Species Program (GISP)

Global Invasive Species Database

Great Lakes Commission

Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species

ANS Update: News from the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species

Great Lakes Exotic Species GLIN

Group on Aquatic Alien Species (GAAS) (Russia)

Gulf & South Atlantic Regional Panel On Aquatic Invasive Species


Harmful Nonindigenous Species in the United States: Summary (OTA)*

Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1993)*

Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project (HEAR)

Hawaiian Islands Species Known from Aquatic Environments (brackish / fresh water)


Identified Plant Pests Regulated by APHIS*

Illinois Aquatic Nuisance Species Program

Impacts of Introduced Species in the United States (Simberloff)

Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory

Initial Characterization of Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in the Gulf of Mexico

Introduced Species In the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Atlas

The Introduction of Nonindigenous Species to the Chesapeake Bay Via Ballast Water*

INVADERS (Univ. of Montana)

Invasive alien species: USGS/NBII

Invasive Species Council (NISC)

Invasive Species Databases Proceedings of a Workshop (Riley Memorial Foundation)

Invasive Species Databases Information Surveys 1998

Invasive Species Databases (NBII)

Invasive Species of Indian Ocean Islands

Invasive Species Specialist Group (IUCN)

IUCN Guidelines for the prevention of biodiversity loss caused by alien invasive species*




Lake Huron Initiative Nonindigenous Species Action Plan

Legal and Institutional Dimensions of the Alien Invasive Species Introduction and Control (GISP)*


Managing Ballast Water to Stop the Introduction of Non-Indigenous Species

Michigan Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Species State Management Plan

Michigan Sea Grant Exotic Species Page

Michigan Sea Grant Aquatic Invasive Species Photography

MIT Sea Grant Exotic Species Web Pages

Minnesota Sea Grant

Exotic Species


Marine Invasions and the Preservation of Coastal Diversity*

Monk Parakeets

Monterey Bay Exotic Species

Murky Waters: Environmental Effects of Aquaculture in the United States (Environmental Defense Fund)


National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS)

National Ballast Water Information Clearinghouse (at SERC)

National Invasive Species Act of 1996 (NISA)

National Invasive Species Council (NISC)

National Marine and Estuarine Invasions Database

National Aquatic Nuisance Species Clearinghouse (NY Sea Grant)

National Sea Grant

Nonindigenous Species Research and Outreach

Nonindigenous Aquatic and Selected Terrestrial Species of Florida

Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-646)

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species: USGS BRD Center for Aquatic Resource Studies

Nonindigenous Amphibian Information

Nonindigenous Aquatic Reptile Information

Nonindigenous Tunicate Information

Nonindigenous Bryozoan Information

Nonindigenous Sponge Information

Nonindigenous Coelenterate Information

Nonindigenous Annelid Information

Nonindigenous Mollusk Information

Nonindigenous Crustacean Information

Nonindigenous Fish Information

Non-Indigenous Marine Species of Washington State and Adjacent Waters (WA Dept. Fish and Wildlife)

Nonindigenous Species in the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary: A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta (Cohen and Carlton)

Nonindigenous Fishes of Florida: With a Focus on South Florida

Nonindigenous Species Introduced into South Florida

Non-native Species in Everglades National Park

Northeast ANS Panel Newsletter

National Park Service Natural Resources Exotic Species

NRES Exotic Plants and Animals Related Links

NBII Invasive Species

North American Non-Indigenous Arthropod Database


Oregon State Marine Board Aquatic Nuisance Species Information


Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER)

Pacific Northwest Marine Invasive Species Team

Pathways and Management of Marine Nonindigenous Species in the Shared Waters of British Columbia and Washington*

Port Information Network - 309 (APHIS)

Proceedings of the Workshop on Databases for Nonindigenous Plants



Reducing the Spread of Non-Indigenous Species

Redwood National and State Parks Exotic Plant Management

Releases of Beneficial Organisms in the U.S. and Territories (ROBO)

Ruffe Home Page: University of Minnesota


Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (Marine Invasions Lab)

South Carolina Aquatic Nuisance Species Program

Southwest Exotic Plant Mapping Database (SWEMP)

Strangers in Paradise: Impact and Management of Nonindigenous Species in Florida


The Nature Conservancy

America's Least Wanted, Nov/Dec 1996

America's Least Wanted: Alien Species Invasions of U.S. Ecosystems (October 1996)*


U.S. Coast Guard ANS site

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Invasive Species Page


Virginia Institute of Marine Science exotic species links


Washington Sea Grant Program


Nonindigenous Species*

Western Regional Panel on Aquatic Species

Wildlife Health Epizootiological Database (EIPIZOO)

Wildlife Health Diagnostics Database (DIAGDATA)

OIE World Animal Disease Database

World's 100 Worst Invasive Species





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