Recommended Invasive Species Resources:

 

Additional Resources By Species

 

Asian Carp

 

American Bullfrog

      • Video: Bullfrogs are (Literally) the Worst Pets - Bullfrogs make terrible pets.
      • Habitattitude - Habitattitude is a site for aquarium hobbyists, backyard pond owners, water gardeners and others who are concerned about aquatic resource conservation.
      • Pet Pathway Toolkit, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council - Information on helping governments, the pet industry and their parnters establish programs and policies to prevent the release of pets into an environment where they may become invasive.
      • Save the Frogs - A nonprofit organization dedicated to amphibian conservation.
      • USDA National Agricultural Library - The United States Department of Agriculture has made a bullfrog species profile complete with links to fact sheets collected from other sources, such as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

 

Caulerpa

      • Australia: “Eradicating and preventing the spread of the invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia in NSW.” Gives a long discussion of different control methods.
      • Killer Algae, The True Tale of Biological Invasion By Alexandre Meinesz. 1999. Translated by Daniel Simberloff. The University of Chicago Press, 360 pages.

Chinese Mitten Crab

Colonial Tunicates

Crayfish

      • Red swamp, virile, and native signal crayfish identification - WDFW Fishing Regulations
      • Australia: “Eradicating and preventing the spread of the invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia in NSW.” Gives a long discussion of different control methods. Killer Algae, The True Tale of Biological Invasion By Alexandre Meinesz. 1999. Translated by Daniel Simberloff. The University of Chicago Press, 360 pages.

Hydrilla and brazilian Elodea

      • Balciunas, J. K., et al. 2002. Ch. Hydrilla. Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States. USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-20020-04, p.413.
      • Basiouny, F. M., W. T. Haller, and L. A. Garrard. 1978. Survival of Hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) Plants and Propagules after Removal from the Aquatic Habitat. Weed Science 26(5):502–504.
      • Chadwell, T. B., and A. M. Engelhardt. 2008. Effects of pre-existing submerged vegetation and propagule pressure on the invasion success of Hydrilla verticillata. Journal of Applied Ecology 45:515–523.
      • Doyle, R., M. Grodowitz, M. Smart, and C. Owens. 2007. Separate and interactive effects of competition and herbivory on the growth, expansion, and tuber formation of Hydilla verticillata. Biological Control 41:327–338.
      • Global Invasive Species Database. 2006. Egeria densa (Aquatic Plant). IUCN Species Survival Commission.
      • Haynes, R. R. 1988. Reproductive Biology of Selected Aquatic Plants. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75(3):805–810.
      • Madeira, P. T., C. C. Jacono, and T. K. Van. 2000. Monitoring hydrilla using two RAPD procedures and the nonindigenous aquatic species database. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 28:33–40.
      • Mony, C., T. J. Koschnick, W. T. Haller, and S. Muller. 2007. Competition between two invasive Hydrocharitaceae (Hydrilla verticillata [L.f.] [Royle] and Egeria densa [Planch]) as influenced by sediment fertility and season. Aquatic Botany 86:236–242.
      • Van, T. K., G. S. Wheeler, and T. D. Center. 1999. Competition between Hydrilla verticillata and Vallisneria americana as influenced by soil fertility. Aquatic Botany 62:225–233.
      • Washington Department of Water Quality. 2005. Pipe and Lucerne Lakes 2004 Hydrilla Eradication Project. King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks. Washington State Department of Ecology. Annual Report.

Knotweed

New Zealand Mudsnail

Nutria

Red-eared Slider

Zebra and Quagga Mussels