Aquatic Invasive Species - Literature

Aquatic Invasive Species heading


list itemEcological Impacts of non-native freshwater fishes [Cucherousset and Olden, 2011]

list itemAquatic invasive species transport via trailered boats: what is being moved, who is moving it, and what can be done [Rothlisberger et al., 2010]

list itemThe aquarium trade as an invasion pathway in the Pacific Northwest [Strecker, Campbell, and Olden, 2011]

list itemEffects of the quaternary ammonium disinfectant Green Solutions High Dilution (1.8%) on metals and non-metallic materials used in fire operations [McBride, G., 2013]

Zebra & Quagga Mussels

list itemUse of quaternary ammonium to control the spread of aquatic invasive species by wildland fire equipment [Britton and Dingman, 2011]

list itemSusceptibility of quagga mussels (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) to hot-water sprays as a means of watercraft decontamination [Comeau, 2011]

list itemForecasting the expansion of zebra mussels in the United States [Bossenbroek et al., 2007]

list itemReview of techniques to prevent introduction of zebra mussels [Cope et al., 2003]

list itemA new molecular technique for identifying field collections of zebra mussel and quagga mussel veliger larvae [Claxton and Boulding, 1998]

list itemThe Physiological Ecology of the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha,in North America and Europe [McMahon, 1996]

list itemQuagga-Zebra Mussel Action Plan for the Western U.S. Waters [Western Regional Panel, 2009]

list itemEstimating survival rates of quagga mussel (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) veliger larvae under summer and autumn temperature regimes in residual water of trailered watercraft at Lake Mead [Choi et al., 2013]

list itemQuagga and zebra mussel risk via veliger transfer by overland hauled boats [Dalton, L. and S. Cottrell, 2013] (in press)

New Zealand Mud Snails

list itemControlling the spread of New Zealand mud snails on wading gear [Hosea and Finlayson, 2005]

list itemSimple control method to limit the spread of the New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum [Richards et al., 2004]

list itemApplication of Household Disinfectants to Control New Zealand Mudsnails [Schisler et al., 2008]

list itemPoor Growth of Rainbow Trout Fed New Zealand Mud Snails Potamopyrgus antipodarum [Vinson and Baker, 2008]

list itemSummary of New Zealand Mud Snail Research for Control at Hatcheries [Oplinger et al., 2009]

list itemTolerance to air exposure of the New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Hydrobiidae, Mollusca) as a prerequisite to survival in overland translocations [Alonso, A. and P. Castro-Díez, 2012]

list itemDisinfection of three wading boot surfaces infested with New Zealand mudsnails [Stockton, K. A. and C. M. Moffitt, 2013]

Whirling Disease

list itemEffects of freezing, drying, UV, chlorine, and quaternary ammonium treatments on the infectivity of myxospores of Myxobolus cerebralis [whirling disease. [Hedrick et al., 2008]

list itemWhirling disease prevention, control, and management: a review [Wagner, 2002]

list itemComparison of susceptibility of five cutthroat trout strains to Myxobolus cerebralis [whirling disease] infection [Wagner et al., 2002]

list itemWhirling disease in the United States: a summary of progress in research and management [Elwell et al., 2009]

Aquatic Plants

list itemVegetative spread of Eurasian watermilfoil colonies [Madsen and Smith, 1997]

list itemEcology of Eurasian watermilfoil [Smith and Barko, 1990]

list itemBiology and control of aquatic plants: a best management practices handbook [Gettys et al., 2009]

list itemShould we care about purple loosestrife? the history of an invasive plant in North America [Lavoie, 2011]


Photo of a person picking through the mud for Didymo. Didymo outbreak in New Zealand
[Credit: National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research]

list itemChanges in macrobenthic community structure following introduction of the invasive algae Didymosphenia geminata in the Matapedia River [Gillis and Chalifour, 2010]

list itemIncrease in Nuisance Blooms and Geographic Expansion of the Freshwater Diatom Didymosphenia geminata [Spaulding and Elwell, 2007]

list itemPotential habitat distribution for the freshwater diatom Didymosphenia geminata in the continental US. [Kumar et al., 2009]

list itemIncrease in Nuisance Blooms and Geographic Expansion of the Freshwater Diatom Didymosphenia geminata: Recommendation for Response [Spaulding and Elwell, 2007] 

list itemReport on the Use of Quaternary Ammonium Disinfectants for Didygem (Didymo) Disinfection [Matthews, 2007]

list itemStudies on the Survivability of the Invasive Diatom Didymosphenia geminata Under a Range of Environment and Chemical Conditions  [Kilroy, Lagerstedt, Davey, and Robinson, 2007]

list itemDidymosphenia geminata growth rates and bloom formation in relation to ambient dissolved phosphorus concentration [Kilroy, C. and M. Bothwell, 2012]

list itemDidymo Control: Increasing the effectiveness of decontamination strategies and reducing spread [Root, S. and C.O'Reilly, 2012]

list itemHygiene protocols for the control of diseases in Australian frogs. A report for the Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities [Murray, K., Skerratt, L., Marantelli, G., Berger, L., Mahoney, M., and H. Hines, 2011]

Chytrid Fungus

list itemThreat Abatement Plan for Infection of amphibians with chytrid fungus resulting in chytridiomycosis - Background Report

list itemFungicidal effects of chemical disinfectants, UV light, desiccation and heat on the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis [Johnson et al., 2003]

list itemSurvival of the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis on bare hands and gloves: hygiene implications for amphibian handling [Mendez, 2008]

list itemDynamics of an emerging disease drive large-scale amphibian population extinctions [Vredenburg, 2010]