Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Le Snakehead Is In La River

A large Indonesian snakehead fish (Channa micropeltes) was found dead in the Saint Charles River in Quebec last month - possibly the first find of this species in the wild in Quebec. It's thought to be a released pet. Need a French translation? Try this forum (towards the bottom of the page)

The Age of Aquaria

Conservation Maven has an article about an interesting new study exploring aquariums as vectors for the accidental introduction of exotic species.

Monday, May 24, 2010

There Is No Word That Rhymes With Tunicate

The invasive tunicate Didemnum was recently discovered in two Oregon bays.

ALB And More

Think you know your bugs? Check out these Asian longhorned beetle look-alikes.

Walnut Bleak

Missouri, the top black walnut producer in the USA, has enacted a quarantine to prevent the introduction of Thousand Cankers disease from the Western USA.