Organisms accidentally or intentionally introduced into areas where they did not previously originate or live.
Southeast Ecological Science Center [ More info] Science center in Florida focusing on amphibians and reptiles, coastal ecology, contaminants and ecotoxicology, imperiled fish, manatees, and invasive species
Southeast Ecological Science Center - Welcome to the kid's corner [ More info] Children's website on southern Florida aquatic biology with short movie clips of amphibians, games & puzzles, wildlife pictures, teacher resources, and more.
Southeast Ecological Science Center - poster presentations [ More info] Poster presentations related to Greater Everglades, marine and coral studies, ecotoxicology, manatees, coastal ecology, nonindigenous aquatic species, coastal ecology, freshwater fisheries, and herpetology.
Summary report of nonindigenous aquatic species in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 4 [ More info] Report prepared for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with descriptions of exotic aquatic species introduced in the southeast United States with information on populations, geographic distribution, and origins.
Taking the Pulse of a River System: Research on the Upper Mississippi River System [ More info] Short summaries of long-term research projects concerning the biological health of this section of the Mississippi river.
The National Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program [ More info] Concerted effort to monitor, analyze, and record sightings of non-native (introduced) aquatic species throughout the United States. Explains characteristics of the database that is compiled by this program.
The U.S. Geological Survey Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative-2011 Annual Update [ More info] Amphibians are declining throughout the US. Here we explain how we monitor amphibians and why, along with some of the results we have obtained.
The saga of leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) in the northern Great Plains [ More info] Explains why this invasive plant is successful in taking over land in many northern states, and what might be done to impede its dominance.
USGS Zebra Mussel Monitoring Program for north Texas [ More info] General characteristics of this invasive freshwater mollusk, focusing on how we monitor its presence and migration through this region.
Using genetic research to inform imperiled and invasive species management [ More info] Describes investigative techniques focused on genetic characteristics of individuals and populations, and explains how this information helps improve existing natural populations and potentially impede invasive populations.
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