Alaska's fisheries and marine mammals, and the habitats that support them, are at risk of degradation from the spread of invasive species.
Invasive species can:
Displace, compete and prey on native species.
Lionfish are native to coral reefs in the tropical waters of the South Pacific and Indian Oceans. But you don't have to travel halfway around the world to see them. This is an invasive species that threatens the well-being of coral reefs and other marine
An intergovernmental task force just released a new plan to prevent the spread of the invasive lionfish and to help manage lionfish in an effort to prevent further harm to marine ecosystems.
The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force (ANSTF) is pleased to
This Alaska Spartina Prevention and Response Plan reviews the known impacts, biology, and invasion history of Spartina on the west coast. It outlines strategies for prevention, early detection, and efficient organization of rapid
A "habitat suitability" model constructed for the European green crab identifies potentially suitable habitats for the invasive species in coastal Alaska, British Columbia, and Washington on the basis of physical, geomorphic, and biological