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First National Conference on Marine Bioinvasions
January 24-27, 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

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Genetical and Ecological Effects of the Intentionally Introduced Red King Crab (Paralithodes camtschatica) and the Accidentally Introduced Snow Crab (Chionoecetes opilio) in the Barents Sea A.L. Agnalt, K. E. Jørstad, G. Dahle, and M. Hufthammer
Nonindigenous Pathogenic Shrimp Virus Introductions into the United States: Developing a Qualitative Ecological Risk Assessment
H.K. Austin, W.H. van der Schalie, C. Menzie, A. Fairbrother, J.H.Gentile, W.R.
Munns, and T. McIlwain

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The Introduction of Polychaetes Hydroids Elegans (Haswell), Polydora Limicola Annekova, Pseudopotamilla Occelata Moore into the North-western part of the Sea of Japan E.V. Bagaveeva and A.Y. Zvyagintsev
Microsatellite DNA Analysis of Invading Populations of European Green Crabs M.J. Bagley and J.B. Geller
Reestablishment of a Native Oyster: Natural Event or Human Impact? P. Baker, N. Richmond, and N.B. Terwilliger
The Arrival of the Europena Green Crab, Carcinus Maenas in Oregon Estuaries
S. Behrens Yamada, C. Hunt, and N. Richmond
Shellfish Culture as a Vector for Biological Invasions J.A. Blake
Prey Preferences of the Recently Introduced Western Pacific Shore Crab, Hemigrapsus Sanguineus, Feeding on Molluscs and Macroalgae in Southeastern Massachusetts
P.E. Bourdeau and N. J. O'Connor
Geographic Differentiation of an Introduced Species (Hemigrapsus Sanguineus) on the Atlantic Coast of North America
M.D. Brandhagen, D.J. Ellis, N.J. O’Connor, and M. Thollesson
Food Prefernece Studies of the Japanese Shore Crab (Hemigrapsus Sanguineus) from Western Long Island Sound
D. Brousseau, P. Korchari, and C. Pflug
How and When to Protect Native Species from Exotic Invaders: Lessons from a Predictive Model
J.E. Byers and L. Goldwasser

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Biological Test Results from the Great Lakes Ballast Technology Demonstration Project A.A. Cangelosi, I.T. Knight2, M. Balcer, PhD, J. Carlton, Phd, X. Gao, and D. Reid
Whither Exotic Oceanica?: The Science and Management of Marine Invasions in the 21st Century J.T. Carlton
The Ecology of the Japanese Shore Crab (Hemigrapsus Sanguineus and its Niche Relationship to the Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) along the Coast of Connecticut, U.S.A.
T. Casanova
West Coast Ballast Management Education Program
J. Cassell
Selection of Native and Nonidigenous Gammaridean Amphipods (Corophium sp.) by Juvenile English Sole (Pleuronectes Vetulus)
G.C. Castillo, H.W. Li, J.W. Chapman, and T.W. Miller
Climate and Nonindigenous Peracardian Crustaceans in Eastern Pacific Estuaries
J.W. Chapman
Potential Impact of the Introduced Bryozoan, Membranipora Membranacea, on the Subtidal Snail, Laguna Vincta, in the Gulf of Maine S. Chavanich and L.G. Harris
Status of Invasions and Policy Response on the U.S. West Coast
A.N. Cohen
Panel Discussion: Prevention vs. Control of Biological Invasions
A.N. Cohen
Botryllid Ascidians: Few Invaders or Many?
C.S. Cohen
Using Public Outreach and Education as a Means of Prevention and Control of NIS Introductions A.E. Copping, T. Nosho, S. Harbell, and N. Lerner
Scale-Dependent Effects of an Introduced, Habitat-Modifying Mussel in an Urbanized Wetland J. Crooks
The Sabellid Pest of Abalone: The First Eradication of an Established Bioinvader? C.S. Culver and A.M. Kuris

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Pathways and Management of Aquatic Nonindigenous Species in Delaware F.L. Darby
Determining the Pathways of Marine Bioinvasion: Genetical and Statistical Approaches N. Davies and G.K. Roderick
Characterization of Bacterial Assemblages in Ships' Ballast Water F.C. Dobbs and K.H. Choi
Geographic Variation in the Freezing Tolerance of the Ribbed Mussel, Geukensia Demissa N. Dobroski
Considerations in the Development of New Risk Assessment Techniques for Aquatic Nuisance Species: The Role of Transport Vectors in Risk Assessment
R. Draheim and A. Olson
Inventory of Microbes in Ballast Water of Ships Arriving in Chesapeake Bay
L.A. Drake, F.C. Dobbs, K.H. Choi, G.M. Ruiz, L.D. McCann, and T.L. Mullady

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Four Centuries of Biological Invasions in Chesapeake Bay P.W. Fofonoff, G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, B.P. Steves, and J.T. Carlton
The Distribution and Classification of the Colonial Hydroidcordylophora (Phylum Cnidaria, Class Hydrozoa) N.C. Folino
Grazing Pressure on Endemic and Introduced Subspecies of Codium Fragile A. Freeman and L.D. Smith
Measuring the Efficacy of Ballast Water Exchange M.A. Frey, G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, S. Altman, L.D. McCann, K.A. Philips, G. Smith,
and L.D. Smith

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The "Silver Lining"-The Economic Impacts of Red Sea Invaders in the Mediterranean B. Galil
Effects of the Invasive Seaweed Sargassum Muticum on Native Marine Communities in the Northern Puget Sound, Washington
K. Giver
Hull Fouling and Ballast Sediments: The Importance of Vectors Other Than Ballast Water in Transporting Nonindigenous Marine Species in the Hawaiian Islands L.S. Godwin and L. G. Eldredge
Survival Rates of Species in ballast Water During International Voyages. Results of the First Ocean-Going and Land-Based Workshops of the European Concerted Action: "Testing Monitoring Systems for Risk Assessment of Harmful Introduction by Ships to European Waters"
S. Gollasch, H. Rosenthal, I. Laing, E. Leppäkoski, E. Macdonald, D. Minchin, M.
Nauke, S. Olenin, S. Utting, M. Voigt, and I.Wallentinus
The Risk of Nonidigenous Species Introductions to Puget Sound, Washington through the Shipment of Live Bait
J. Gramling, A. Olson, J. Goen, and E. Linen
Overview of Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Invasions
E.D. Grosholz
The Impacts of the European Green Crab on Multiple Trophic Levels in Central California E. Grosholz and G. Ruiz

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Cryptogenic Seaweeds, Seagrasses and Marine Lichens in Port Valdez, Alaska: Who are they and How Did they get There? G. Hansen
Habitat and Prey Preferences of Veined Rapa Whelks (Rapana venosa) in the Chesapeake Bay: Direct and Indirect Trophic Consequences
J.M. Harding and R.Mann
Patterns of Range Expansion, Niche Shift and Predator Aquisition in Codium Fragile and Membranipora Membranacea in the Gulf of Maine
L.G. Harris and A.C. Mathieson
Impact and Management of Established Marine Invaders in New Zealand
C. Hay
An International Exchange of Ballast Between New Zealand and Massachusetts C. Hay, M. Taylor, T. Dodgshun, and D. Tanis
Quantified Ballast Water Risk Assessment: The Australian Approach K.R. Hayes and C.L. Hewitt
Evaluations of Marine Encrusting Community Invasibility
C.L. Hewitt
Historical and Modern Invasions to Port Phillip Bay, Australia: The Most Invaded Southern Embayment? C.L. Hewitt and M.L. Nelson
Nonindigenous Species in High Lattitude/Cold Water Ecosystems: Prince William Sound, Alaska A. Hines, G. Ruiz, M. Frey, G. Smith, J. Chapman, G. Hansen, N. Foster, H. Feder, and J. Carlton
Bird Use of Phragmites Australis in Coastal Marshes of Northern Massachusetts E.R. Holt and R. Buchsbaum
An Investigation of Techniques for Verifying at Sea Exchange of Ballast Water C.D. Hunt, D. Tanis, B. Wabuyele, R. Barnes, and E. Bruce

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Why Ballast Water Discharges Should be Regulates Under the Clean Water Act C.N. Johnston

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Insights from a Toy Ocean: Invasion Dynamics in Lake Victoria and Implications for Marine Coastal Waters L. Kaufman and I. Batjakas
Introduction of the Green Porcelain Crab, Petrolisthes Amaratus (Gibbes, 1850) into the South Atlantic Bight D. Knott, C. Boyko, and A. Harvey
Occurrence of Nonindigenous Species in the Gulf of Mexico Herb Kumpf, William Holland, and Angela Walters
Panel Discussion: Comment on the Premise A. Kuris
Can Biological Control be Developed as a Safe and Effective Mitigation Against Established Introduced Marine Pests?
A. Kuris and K. Lafferty

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Potential Impact of the Recently Introduced Asian Shore Crab, Hemigrapsus Sanguineus, on Rocky Intertidal Communities of the Northeastern U.S. Coast A. Larson, V. Gerard and R. Cerrato
Xenodiversity of the European Brackish water Seas: The North American Contribution
E. Leppäkoski and S. Olenin
Patterns and Predictability of Biological Invasions: A Theoretical Framework and a Case Study Using the Western Pacific shore Crab Hemigrapsus Sanguineus
A.M. Lohrer, R. B.Whitlatch, K. Wada, and Y. Fukui
Effectiveness of Functional Feeding Modes of Invasive and Native Predators S. Lonhart

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Rapana Venosa in the Chesapeake Bay: Current Staus and Prospects for Range Extension Based on Salinity Tolerance of Early Life History Stages R. Mann and J.M. Harding
Pulse Generator for Biofouling Prevention
D. Marshall
The Use of Molecular Genetics to Investigate the Geographic Origin and Vector of an Invasive Species
M. Marston and M. Villalard-Bohnsack
Systems for Evaluation of Ship-Board Ballast Water Treatment Technologies for Preventing Transfer of Unwanted Organisms
J.T. Matheickal, T.D. Waite, and M. Holmes
Transport of Marine Organisms via Ships' Ballast into Ports around England and Wales T.A. McCollin, J.P. Hamer and I.A.N. Lucas
A Review of the Natural History of the Asian Shore Crab Hemigrapsus Sanguineus in the Western Atlantic with Additional Information on its Biology
J.J. McDermott
Sources for Global Invasions by the Crab, Carcinus Maenas, Using Sequence Variation in the Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase Gene

K.K. McElligott and Jonathon B. Geller
Implementation of the Invasive Species Act of 1996 (NISA)
M.P. McKeown
United States Coast Guard Ballast Water Management Video "Preventing and Controlling the Spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species"
M.P. McKeown
Measuring Ballast Water Exchange Patterns: The National Ballast Survey (NABS) A.W. Miller, L.T. Takata, B.P. Steves, G.M. Ruiz, and A.H. Hines
The 1998 Puget Sound Expedition: A Rapid Assessment Survey for Nonindigenous Species in the Shallow Waters of Puget Sound
C.E. Mills, A.N.Cohen, H.K. Berry, M.J. Wonham, B. Bingham, B. Bookheim, J.T. Carlton, J.W. Chapman, L.H. Harris, T. Klinger, A.J. Kohn, C. Lambert, G. Lambert, K. Li, D.L. Secord, and J. Toft
UV Disinfection of Ballast Waters: Effects of Organism Size on System Scaling
G. Morgan, D. Wright, R. Dawson, A. Bissing, D. Crawford, J. Barrcato, and J. Coogan
Development of an Aquatic Nuisance Species Barrier in a Commercial Waterway P.B. Moy
Importation of Organisms Associated with Bait Worms from Vietnam
T.L. Mullady, T.K. Rawlings, and G.M. Ruiz
Distribution and Abundance of Ctenophores and their Zooplankton Food in the Black Sea. II: Mnemiopsis Leidyi
E. Mutlu

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Influence of Vessel Transit Patterns on Ballast Water Treatment Options or Exotic Aquatic Organisms A.J. Niimi

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Northward Extension of the Geographic Range of Hemigrapsus Sanguineus in Massachusetts, 1996-1998 N.J. O'Connor, P.E. Bourdeau, and M.E. Ledesma
Ballast Water Treatment: Potential Ship-Board Options and Identifying Strategic Research Needs D.J. Oemcke
The National Aquatic Nuisance Species Clearinghouse Searchable Electronic Database: A Tool for Researchers Worldwide
C.R. O’Neill, Jr.
Ecological Interactions of Invading Ascidians within Epifaunal Communities of Southern New England R.W. Osman and R.B. Whitlatch

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Early Life History of Hemigrapsus Sanguineus, a Nonindigeous Crab, in the Middle Atlantic Bight (USA) S. Park
Filtration Mechanical Test Results from the Great Lakes Ballast Demonstration Project M.G. Parsons and R.W. Harkins
Larval Experience Can Influence Invasion Potential for Marine Invertebrates
J. Pechenik

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Polydora Cornuta Bosc, 1802 (Polychaeta: Spionidae): World Wide Invasion V.I. Radashevsky
Ecology and Ballast-Mediated Transfer of Vibrio Cholerae O1 and O139
T.K. Rawlings, G.M. Ruiz, S. Schoenfeld, F.C. Dobbs, L.A. Drake, A. Huq, and R.R. Colwell
Reaching Out: Use of the Exotic Species Web Site C. Reilly and J. Pederson
The Incidence of Hemigrapsus Relative to Salinity Values in the Delaware Bay Estuary and the Inland Bays of Delaware B. Richards and B. Jensen
Progress in the Management and Treatment of Shipping Ballast Water to Minimise the Risks of Translocating Harmful Nonindigenous Marine Organisms G.R. Rigby and A.H. Taylor
Where North Meets South: Invasion of Tasmania by the European Green Crab and its Consequences for Native Crabs
L.F. Rodriguez, G.M. Ruiz, W. C. Walton,
R.E. Thresher, C. Proctor, and C. Mackinnon

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Marine Bioinasions in the Rocky Subtidal Zone (Massachusetts 1977-1998) K.P. Sebens
History and Impact of an Intertidal Invasion: Green Crabs (Carcinus Maenas [L.]) in New England, 1900-1998 R.H. Seeley
Changes in Ballast Water Biota During Intracoastal and Transoceanic Voyages
L.D. Smith, D.M. Lavoie, G.M. Ruiz, and Bella S. Galil
The Influence of Water Temperature on Induced Defensive Responses by an Intertidal Snail to a Introduced Crab Predator
L.D. Smith and G.C. Trussell

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Patterns of Marine Bioinvasion in New Zealand and Mechanisms for Quarantine M. Taylor and C. Hay, and B. Forrest
Food Web and Contaminant Flow Effects of an Exotic Bivalve in San Francisco Bay, California J. Thompson and S. Luoma
Marine Bio-Invasions: Take-Homes from Ten Years of Managing the Problem in Australia Ronald E. Thresher
Predicted Impacts of the Introduced Crab, Hemigrapsus Sanguineus, in New Hampshire M.C. Tyrrell

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Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar) in British Columbia and the Biology of Invasion J.P. Volpe

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Implications of the Transport of Viable Phytoplankton in the Ballast Water of Ships H.P. Walton and L. B. Crowder
Feasibility of Control by Trapping of the European Green Crab, Carcinus Maenas, on Martha's Vineyard, MA (USA) W. Walton and G. Ruiz
Can the Nonindigenous Red Alga, Porphyra Yezoensis, Successfully Recruit and Comete with Local Species in Eastport, Maine?
K.L. Watson and D.P. Cheney
Geographical Distributions and Organism-Habitat Associations of Shallow-Water Introduced Marine Fauna in New England R.B. Whitlatch and R.W. Osman
The Impact of Carcinus Maenas on Patterns of Mya Arenaria Survivorship
W.M. Whitlow
Predicting the Spread of an Invasive Mussel: The Changing Role of Competition and Predation M.J. Wonham
Ecological Interactions and Impacts of Invasive Kappaphycus Spp., in Kane'ohe Bay, A Tropical Reef M. Woo, C. Smith, and W. Smith
The Invasion of the Chinese Mitten Crab and Its Effects on Fish Protection Facilities S. Wynn, L. Hess, and C. Liston

 

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