Tuesday, September 28, 2010

New Jersey Mussel Maker

The Chinese pond mussel (Sinanodonta woodiana) has been found in New Jersey, in a pond formerly used as a fish farm. While this Asian species is known to have invaded many bodies of water in Europe (See 1, 2, 3), this appears to be the first record for this species in the USA.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

King Of The Fishes

The Great Lakes-area news is abuzz with the announcement that the US government has appointed an Asian carp czar to oversee efforts to keep Asian carp out of the lakes.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Ms. MILFoil?

Well I guess that's *one* way to fight invasive species...

P.S. - You can also follow her on Twitter.