Introduced Species in United States Coastal Waters

James Carlton, Williams College and Mystic Seaport

This pdf document commissioned by the Pew Ocean Commission describes the problem of invasive species along the United States coastline. The document provides information regarding how bioinvasions occur, the number of invasive species introduced, the effects of bioinvasions, prevention, reduction and control of marine bioinvasions and recommendations for action against invasive species invasion. The pdf also provides a glossary of bioinvasion terms.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Ocean Environments: Coastal and Estuarine
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography