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Second International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions
April 9-11, 2001
New Orleans, LA

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Spatial and Temporal Variation in Propagule Pressure to Chesapeake Bay S. Altman
Crassostrea gigas Invades Marine Reserves in the San Juan Islands I. Ashton

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Aquatic Invasive Species Management in Massachusetts: Problems with Developing a Coordinated Approach and Their Solutions J. Baker & J. Smith
A Tale of Two Molluscs N. Bax
The Arrival of the European 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 Crab Species (Hemigrapsus sanguineus) on the Atlantic Coast of North America
M.D. Brandhagen, D.J. Ellis, N.J. OíConnor, and M. Thollesson
Stress Physiology of Invasions: Comparison of Mytilus Bay Mussels in the Central California Hybrid Zone C. Braby and G. Somero
Physical Habitat Property Mediates Biotic Resistance to Nonindigenous Species Invasion J. Byers

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Engaging Volunteers in Biological Control of Nonindigenous Species through the 4-H Network N. Carroll, R. Potratz, P.Charlebois, D. Voegtlin, M. Jeffords, R. Wiedenmann, D. Jensen
Methodology for Addressing the Problem of Pathogens in Ships Ballast Water G. Casale, MD, MSPH
The Ecology of the Japanese Shore Crab (Hemigrapsus sanguineus de Haan) and it's Niche Relationship to the Green Crab (Carcinus maenas Linneus) along the Coast of Connecticut, U.S.A.
T. Casanova
Testing for Effects of Native Kelp Canopy and Understory Turf on Survival and Growth of Invading Codium fragile ssp. Tomentosoides A. Chapman, A. Chapman and J. Lindley
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Marine Invasions Research Laboratory - Results from the National Ballast Water Information Clearinghouse E. Collinetti, W. Miller, K. Lion, A. Arnwine, B. Wells, C. Whitcraft, G. Ruiz
Planning for Education, Research and Risk Assessment: The Washington State ANS Plan
A. Copping, K. Killerlain, N. Lerner
An Investigation of High Risk Areas on the Hulls of Merchant Vessels for the Translocation of Exotic Fouling Organisms B. Costa-Pierce
1991/2001: 11 Yeats of Campaigns for Public Awareness of the Caulerpa taxifolia Problem J. Cottalorda, A. Meinesz,
D. Chiaverini and J. deVaugelas
An Investigation of High Risk Areas on the Hulls of Merchant Vessels for the Translocation of Exotic Fouling Organisms
A. Coutts and M. Taylor
Prospective Management of the Chinese Mitten Crab: Evaluation of a Passive Trapping System C. Culver and M. Walter

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Impact of Invading Mangroves on Hawaiian Soft-Sediment Communities A. Demopoulos and C. Smith
Ballast Water Treatment and Management: Inactivation of Microorganisms through Photon Engineering F. Dobbs, L. Ball, M. Doblin, F. Dyer, M. Laroussi,
K. Moreira, Z. Wei
Invasion Potential of Microorganisms in Ships' Ballast Waters F. Dobbs
Assessment of Transoceanic NOBOB Vessels and Low-salinity Ballast Water as Vectors for Nonindigenous Species Introductions to the Great Lakes
M. Doblin, D. Reid, F. Dobbs, D. Donahue, G. Fahnensteil, P. Jenkins, T.Johengen, H. MacIsaac, and G. Ruiz,
Dynamics of Microbial Abundance in Ballast Water During a Transoceanic Voyage and the Effects of Open-Ocean Exchange L. Drake, G. Ruiz, T. Mullady, B. Galil, D. Friedmann, L. Ball, F. Dobbs
Performance Tests of Alternative Ballast Water Treatment Systems M. Dyer, R. Hiltabrand, Ph.D., C. Taylor, Ph.D., B. Howes, Ph.D., T. Pedersen
Distributions and Ecological Impacts of Nonnative Species Within Natural Estuarine Channels (Poole Harbour, UK) Peter E.J. Dyrynda

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Anthropogenic Invasion Pathways: Pacific Island Case Histories L. Eldredge
Temporal Size Dynamic of an Exotic Shell, Strombus decorus persicus, in a Pilot Coastal Area of Eastern Mediterranean Sea M. Ergev and E. Mutlu
Development of Standards and Regulations for the Treatment of Ships' Ballast Water Richard A. Everett

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California's Ballast Water Management and Control Program M. Falkner
Unit Operation Selection Methodology for Ballast Water - Implications for Shipboard or Shore-based Controls
M. Famoso, E. Voon, J. Sansalone
Human Influences on the Contagion of Nonindigenous Marine Fouling Species by Recreational Boating in Boat Harbors

O. Floerl and G. Inglis

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Human Impact and Marine Bioinvasions: Setting Genetic Analysis of the Japanese Drill, Ocinebrellus inornatus (Recluz, 1851), Recently Introduced into the French Atlantic Coasts P. Garcia-Meunier, C. Martel, J. Pigeot, G. Chevalier, P. Goulletquer, P. Sauriau
The Genetics of Invasion: A Study of the Asian Veined Rapa Whelk, Rapana venosa
A. Gensler, R. Mann, and J. Graves
Experimental Infection if Native California Crabs by Sacculina carcini, a Potential Biocontrol Agent of Introduced European Green Crabs
J. Goddard
Anthropogenic Transport of Fouling Organisms as a Means of Exposing Isolated Marine Environments to Nonindigenous Species: A Case Study in Hawaii L. Godwin
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Aquahabistattm System for the Treatment of Ballast Water A. Gordon and D. Horeth
The Utilization of Fishing Effort in Controlling and/or Containing Certain Marine Invasive Species M. Thomas, N. Benjamin, Z. Grader
Ecological and economic Implications of the Tropical Jellyfish, Phyllorhiza punctata, in the Northern Gulf of Mexico During the Summer of 2000 W. Graham, H. Perry, D. Felder
Morphological Variation Between Three Populations of the Veined Rapa Whelk, Rapana venosa, a Recent Gastropod Invader of the Chesapeake Bay R. Green, R. Mann, J. Harding
History of Nonindigenous Aquatic Vertebrate Introductions in the Black, Azov and Caspian Sea Basins I. Grigorovich and H. MacIsaac
Do Changes in Body Size Accompany Invasions of Introduced Marine and Estuarine Species? E. Grosholz and G. Ruiz
Reducing the Risk of Importation and Distribution of Nonindigenous Species through Outreach Education E. Grosholz and G. Ruiz
Local Legal Solutions to a Global Problem: How Hawai'i Hopes to Protect its Isolated Ports from Marine Bioinvasions

H. Guth

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Changes in Decomposition and Alteration of Microbial Community Composition Caused by an Invasive Intertidal Eelgrass, Zostera japonica, in a Washington Estuary D. Hahn
Growth Rates of Larval and Juvenile Veined Rapa Whelks Rapana venosa from Chesapeake Bay, USA from Hatch through Age 1 J. Harding and R. Mann
Distribution of an Invasive Anomuran Decapod, Petrolisthes armatus, in the Northern Inlet - Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) on the South Carolina Coast M. J. Hartman and S. E. Stancyk
Effects on the Microbial Community from Ballast Water Discharge at the Norwegian West Coast O. Hess-Nilsen, A. Jelmert, and Ø. Enger
Sampling for Marine Biological Introductions: Port Survey Designs, Methodologies and Outcomes C. Hewitt and R. Martin
A Model for Improved Vector Management: A Case Study Involving Small Vessels in Southeastern Australia S. Craven and D. Hough
Marine Bioinvasions: Victoria's Target - Species, Risk-based Approach D. Hough and S. Walters
Optical Signatures of Sea Water and their Potential Use in Verification of At Sea Ballast Water Exchange C. Hunt, D. Tanis, E. Bruce, B. Chen, S. Rudnick and M. Taylor
Predation by the red rock Crab, Cancer productus, on the European Green Crab, Carcinus maenas C. Hunt and S. Behrens Yamada

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A Proposed International Framework Convention on Bioinvasive Species
W. Jastremski
Gas Supersaturation, a Novel and Environmentally Friendly Method for Eliminating Unwanted Organisms in Ballast Water and Other Water Bodies A.Jelmert

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Induction of Metamorphosis in the Japanese Shore Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus: response to Conspecific and Extra-Specific Cues C.Y. Kopin and C.E. Epifanio
Trojan Vessels: Domestic Ballast Water Voyage Patterns in the United States
J. Kopp
Effects of the Nonnative Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus on Crab Community Diversity at edith Reed Sanctuary (Rye, NY) From 1998-2000
J. Kraemer M.Sellberg
Feasibility of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems for Monitoring Invasive Species: A Proposed NEAMGLL- RARGOM Workshop A. Kuzirian,I. Babb, W. Wise
The Gulf of Mexico Regional Panel: Year One Activities H. Kumpf
Biological Control of the Coconut Moth of Fiji: What Happened and Why? - And Why do We Care Now? A. Kuris

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The Efficacy of Parasitic Castrators in Biological Control Programs

K. Lafferty

Spatial Patterns and Associations of Nonindigenous Benthos in the San Francisco Estuary H. Lee II, B. Thompson, and S. Lowe
Origin and Identity of Invertebrate Organisms Brought into Canada's Pacific Coast by Ballast Water
C. Levings, N. Mehlenbacher and K. Barry
A Framework for Empirical Research on Alien Species A. Lohrer

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Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Transoceanic Shipping Vectors to the Great Lakes

H. MacIsaac, R. Colautti, A. Niimi, C. van Overdijk, E.L. Mills and K. Holeck

Onboard Ballast Water Treatment with Ozone and Sonics T. Maddox
R. Mann and J. Harding
Investigations into Ballast Water Exchange in European Regional Seas T. McCollin, E. Macdonald, J. Dunn, C. Hall and S. Ware
Possible Biological Constraints on Spatial Distribution and Abundance of the Nonindigenous Green Crab Carinus maenas (L.) on the West Coast of North America P. McDonald, G. Jensen, L. Carr, B. Dumbauld, and D. Armstrong
Ballast Water Education and Management on the West Coast of the United States K. McDowell and J. Cassell
Evaluating and Disseminating Information Concerning the Spread of Caulerpa taxifolia along the French Mediterranean Coasts A. Meinesz, J. Cottalorda, D. Chiaverini, T. THIBAUT and J. Vaugelas
Transferring Sea Grant Aquatic Nuisance Research and Outreach Results to the Nation Using a World Wide Web Server (SGNIS) B. Miller
Direct Effect of a Nonindigenous Cichlid (Cichlasoma cyanoguttatum) on reproductive Success of Native Cyprinodon J. Mire, Ph.D.
A Framework for Empirical Research on Alien Species Kate Murphy and Greg Ruiz
The National Aquatic Nuisance Species Clearinghouse and Searchable Electronic Database T. Maddox

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The Asian Shore Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus in New England: Changes in Resident Crab Populations? N. O'Connor
Salinity Tolerance of Larval Rapana venosa: Implications for Dispersal and Establishment Range on the US East Coast C. O'Neill, Jr.
No Longer a Pristine Confine of the World - A Survey of Exotic Marine Species in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean J.Orensanz, A. Bortolus, G. Casas, G. Darrigran, R. Elías, J. López Gappa, S. Obenat, M. Pascual, G. Pastorino, P. Penchaszadeh, M. Piriz, F. Scarabino, E. Schwindt, E. Spivak and Vallarino

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Modeling the Evolutionary Consequences of Species invasions: Can Native Prey Adapt in Time to Avoid Extinction? D. Pakes
Factors Influencing the Distribution and Abundance of the Exotic Seastar Asterias amurensis During the Early Phase of its Establishment in Port Phillip Bay, Southern California
G. Parry and B. Cohen
Rapid Assessment Survey of Nonindigenous Species in Coastal Massachusetts J. Pederson, R. Bullock, D. Calder, J. Carlton, J. Chapman, A. Cohen, H. Dean, P. Dyrynda, L. Harris, C. Lambert, G. Lambert, A. Mathieson, S. Tyler, and J. Winston
Feeding and Substrate Preferences of the Japanese Shore Crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus S.R. Percival and K. Wilson, Ph.D.
Interjurisdictional Response to Aquatic Nuisance Species in the Pacific Northwest S. Phillips

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Geologic and Evolutionary Underpinnings for the Success of Ponto-Caspian Species Invasions in the Baltic Sea and Laurentian Great Lakes D. F. Reid and M. I. Orlova
Impact of the Northern Pacific Seastar Asterias amurensis on Native Marine Communities in Southeast Tasmania J. Ross, C. Johnson, and C. Hewitt
Biotic Resistance Against an Invasive Oyster: Impacts of Native Predators and Competitors J. Ruesink

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Management of Invasive Species Transported in Ballast Water by Dissolved Air Flotation Technology J. Sansalone, E. Voon, V. Srinivasan
Experimental Evaluation of Rapana venosa Feeding Rates Preying on the Bivale Mercenaria in the Lower Chesapeakes Bay, U.S.A. D. Savini, J. Harding and R. Mann
R. Scheibling
Effect of an Invasive Reef-Building Species on the Sediment Dynamic in a Southwest Atlantic Coastal Lagoon
E. Schwindt, O. Iribarne, F. Isla
D. Secord, J Rupp, P. Heimowitz, A. Brannon, T. Kauhi, R. Banes, P. Wiebe
Factors and Processes Facilitating the Invasion of Brachidontes variabilis to the Levant Basin S.Shefer, E. Geffen, A. Abelson, and O. Mokady
The Invasion of the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (A. Agassiz) into the Southern Seas of Europe T. Shiganova
A Survival and Viability Study of Phytoplankton in Ballast Tanks of an Ore Carrier During a Transoceanic Voyage from Eastern Europe to Northern Canada N. Simard, M. Gilbert and L. Bérard-Therriault
Ballast Water Disinfection with ClO2 Dr. G. Simpson
Examination of Various Factors Influencing Zooplankton Survival in Ballast Tanks and the Development of a Bayesian Based Model Capable of Capturing the Inherent Variability Associated with Ballast Water Samples C. Sutton and K. Hayes

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Ballast Water Deoxygenation Can Prevent Species Introductions While Reducing Ship Corrosion M. Tamburri, K. Wasson and M. Matsuda
Trans-Pacific Shipboard Trials on Planktonic Communities as Indicators of Open Ocean Ballast Water Exchange
M. Taylor and L. MacKenzie
Biological Control of the Invasive Caulerpa taxifolia in the Mediterranean Sea T. Thibaut and A. Meinesz
Can Bacterial Data be Used to Verify Ballast Water Exchange?
F. Thomson III, K. Choi, and F. Dobbs
Classical Biological Control of the Northern Pacific Seastar and the European Shore Crab: Prospects for Success Based on Five Years of Background Work R. Thresher and N. Bax
Release from Natural Enemies and Invasion Success: Increased Performance of Green Crabs in the Absence of Parasites M. Torchin, K. Lafferty and A. Kuris

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Behavioral Ecology of Aquaculture Escaped Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) in Coastal British Columbia, Canada J.P. Volpe, B.R. Anholt, and B.W. Glickman

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T. Waite and J. Kazumi
M. Walter, C. Culver, J. Dugan
C. Ware, J. Harding, and R. Mann
K. Wasson, S. Rumrill, D.Lohrer,
N. Garfield
E. Wescott, R. Mann, and J. Harding
L. Whitlow and J. Dochtermann
M. Wonham and J. Carlton
M. Woo
B.Wysor
S. Willard, L. Smith, J. Pederson, J. Carlton

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Growth and Longevity of the European Green Crab Carcinus maenas, in the Pacific Northwest S. Behrens Yamada, A. Kalin and C. Hunt

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C. Zabinand M. Hadfield
C. Zabin and K. Wasson

 

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