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The following Sea Grant documents are arranged by the originating Sea Grant Program responsible for the research. Click on the NSGL document number (following the title) to view the full-text digital version of the publication. The originating Sea Grant program can be identified by the institution code in the document number.

California | Florida | Illinois | Louisiana | Maryland | Michigan |Minnesota | Mississippi-Alabama | MIT
| New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Southern CaliforniaWashington | WHOI | Wisconsin| Other helpful links

California Sea Grant

Agency coordination: resolving water quality and invasive species policy conflicts. CASG-WR-06-009

Ballast Exchange: newsletter of the West Coast Ballast Outreach Project (Volume 6, Spring/Summer 2006). CASG-N-06-09a

Ballast Exchange: newsletter of the West Coast Ballast Outreach Project (Volume 9, Spring/Summer 2008). CASG-N-08-09a

Environmental policy conflicts on the horizon: vessel antifouling paints, coastal water quality, and invasive species.CASG-T-06-007

Least wanted aquatic invaders for Elkhorn Slough and the Monterey Bay area. CUIMR-H-02-001

Managing hull-borne invasive species and coastal water quality for California and Baja California boats kept in saltwater. CASG-T-06-004

Rock the boat! Balancing invasive species, antifouling and water quality for boats kept in saltwater. CASG-T-07-003

"Stop aquatic invaders on our coast!"/ Detenga el transporte de especies invasoras acuaticas en nestras costas! (poster) CASG-G-06-003

Stop the spread of dwarf eelgrass. CASG-G-09-003

Understanding the Invasion Ecology of Exotic Crayfish in California. CASG-G-07-012

Florida Sea Grant

A primer on invasive species in coastal and marine waters. FLSGP-G-05-001

Invasive species of Florida's coastal waters: the Asian green mussel (Perna viridis). FLSGP-G-09-001

Illinois Sea Grant

Bighead and silver carp WATCH card. ILIN-G-03-004

Biological control of purple loosestrife 4-H leader's guide. ILIN-E-01-004

The Great Lakes invasion (curriculum guide). ILIN-E-03-002

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Impacts: going all out on the AIS front. ILIN-G-04-005

Invasive aquatic plants: what every plant enthusiast needs to know. ILIN-G-01-001

Rusty crayfish WATCH card. ILIN-G-03-001

Stop ballast water invasions. ILIN-G-02-001

Louisiana Sea Grant

Be on the look out...invasive species on the move in Louisiana. LSU-G-02-009

Benefits to commercial fishery from controlling an invasive species via monetary incentives: Louisiana case study. LSU-WR-09-007

Giant salvinia: the green monster (revised). LSU-G-00-006

Feasibility of Champlain Canal aquatic nuisance species barrier options. LCSG-T-05-001

Zebra mussels: help prevent Lake Champlain's nuisance from spreading to other lakes. LCSG-G-02-001

Maryland Sea Grant

Invasive species in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed: a workshop to develop regional invasive species management strategies final report. MDU-W-02-001.

Michigan Sea Grant

Aquatic invasive species in Michigan. MICHU-I-07-001

Aquatic nuisance species: plants website. MICHU-I-04-001

Clean boats, clean waters. MICHU-G-06-006

Fisheries extension enhancement: aquatic invasive species. MICHU-I-05-003

Join the Hydrilla hunt! Hydrilla hunt I.D. card. MICHU-G-04-005

Michigan passes ballast water laws. MASGC-G-05-006

New concerns emerge as zebra mussel spreads. MICHU-G-92-003

Prescription for Great Lakes ecosystem protection and restoration (avoiding the tipping point of irreversible changes). MICHU-I-05-009

Quagga mussels. MICHU-G-06-003

Zebra mussels. MICHU-G-06-004

Minnesota Sea Grant

AIS-HACCP: aquatic invasive species-hazard analysis and critical control point: a preventative system to control the spread of invasive species training curriculum. MINNU-E-04-001.

Aquatic invasive species: an educator's information and materials guide. MINNU-H-03-002.

European frogbit WATCH card. MINNU-G-03-004

Potentially invasive water garden plants: learn to recognize commonly used invasive species (water garden invasive plants large poster). MINNU-G-06-006

Round goby watch (wallet size card). MINNU-G-02-002

Rusty crayfish: a nasty invader. MINNU-G-99-001

Mississippi-Alabama Sea

Aquatic nuisance species in Alabama. MASGC-G-98-005

Aquatic nuisance species in the Gulf of Mexico: a guide for future action by the Gulf of Mexico Regional Panel and the Gulf states. MASGC-H-03-001

The existing U.S. legal regime to prevent the hull transport of aquatic invasive species (a white paper). MASGC-T-05-005

The spotted jellyfish: alien invader. MASGC-G-00-002

MIT Sea Grant

Ballast water exchange: exploring the feasibility of alternate ballast water exchange zones in the North, MIT-W-03-002

Marine bioinvasions: proceedings of the first national conference. MIT-W-99-004l

New Hampshire Sea Grant

The effects of zebra and quagga mussels ("Dreissena" spp.) on survival, growth, and condition of burrowing mayflies ("Hexagenia" spp.) in western Lake Erie. NHU-G-93-001

Marine invasive species in the Gulf of Maine. NHU-T-03-001

'Oyster thief:' tracking the origins of invasive "Codium fragile" spp. "Tomentosoides" populations in the Northwest Atlantic using molecular biology tools. NHU-T-04-003

Stop the zebra mussel: northern New England zebra mussel watch. NHU-G-93-001

New Jersey Sea Grant

The Jersey Shoreline (Volume 26, Number 2, Fall 2009). NJMSC-O-09-003

"Phragmites australis:" a sheep in wolf's clothing? Proceedings from the technical forum & workshop. NJMSC-W-02-001

New York Sea Grant

Aquatic Invaders (Volume 18, Number 2-4, April-December 2007): the digest of National Aquatic Nuisance Species Clearinghouse. NYSGI-N-07-06b

Economic impacts of zebra mussels on drinking water treatment and electric power generation facilities. NYSGI-R-07-011

North Carolina Sea Grant

Earth Day is every day: spreading the news about invasive species. NCU-WR-10-002

Organizing a zebra mussel task force: a blueprint for success. NCU-G-96-002

Ohio Sea Grant

Boaters--slow the spread of zebra mussels, and protect your boat too. OHSU-G-92-003

The impact of zebra mussels on the dynamics of heavy metals. OHSU-T-01-002

Zebra mussels in the Great Lakes: the invasion and its implications. OHSU-G-91-001

Zebra mussel migration to inland lakes and reservoirs: a guide for lake managers. OHSU-G-94-002

Zebra mussel control costs in surface water using facilities. OHSU-S-99-002

Oregon Sea Grant

The economics of invasive species. ORESU-G-09-001

GardenSmart Oregon: a guide to non-invasive plants. ORESU-H-08-004

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

Aquatic invaders of the Delaware Estuary Symposium proceedings. PENN-W-03-003

Aquatic invasive species of Pennsylvania (poster). PENN-G-04-004

Asian carp (fact sheet). PENN-G-03-005

Asian carp: characteristics and invasion history (poster). PENN-G-02-012

Clean boating tips (fact sheet). PENN-G-03-001

Resident Canada goose (poster) PENN-G-02-013

Rudd (fact sheet). PENN-G-03-004

Setting the Road Map: a workshop for developing Pennsylvania's invasive species management plan. PENN-W-05-001

Zebra mussels. PENN-G-03-008

Zebra mussel and quagga mussel: "Dreissena polymorhpa" & "Dreissena rostriformis bugensis". PENN-G-07-004

Rhode Island Sea Grant

Likelihood of invasion of the aquatic exotic zebra mussel, "Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas)," into Rhode Island freshwater systems: 1995 assessment of boating activity at potential zebra mussel habitats for monitored areas in Rhode Island. RIU-T-95-002

Zebra Mussel: an unwelcome visitor. RIU-G-93-001

Southern California Sea Grant

Don't release a pest: freezing is best! (DVD). SCU-V-07-001

Washington Sea Grant

Aquatic invasive species: a guide to least-wanted aquatic organisms of the Pacific Northwest. WASHU-H-00-001

Control strategies for Japanese oyster drill and implications for restoration and management of Olympia oyster (Ostrea conchaphila) in Liberty Bay, Washington. WASHU-WR-07-001

European green crab identification guide. WASHU-H-03-003

Impacts of invasive drills on Olympia oysters in Puget Sound: implications for restoration. WASHU-WR-06-001

Sea star (Winter 2008). WASHU-N-08-04a

Where in the world? (Exotic Aquatics on the Move flash cards). WASHU-E-03-001


International Invasive Sea Squirt Conference: Program and Brief Abstracts. WHOI-W-05-001

Wisconsin Sea Grant Consortium

Aquatic Exotics in Wisconsin (website presentation). WISCU-I-06-001

Other helpful links:

USDA Natioanl Invasive Species Information Center:

National Invasive Species Council: Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health