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Introduced Species in United States Coastal Waters
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.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Case study
  • Text:
    • Report
  • Biology
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 Pew Ocean Commission. All rights reserved. Reproduction of whole or any part of the contents without written permission is prohibited.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-117
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: James T. Carlton
Williams College and Mystic Seaport

Publisher: Pew Ocean Commission