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Title: An Endless Invasion? Green Crabs, New England Intruders, Move West PDF
Url: http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/sites/default/files/files/MN14_2.PDF
Publisher: University of Maryland Sea Grant Program
Description: This page features an article describing the invasion of the green crab into New England waters. Learn all about this scallop-eating invasive species that is now spreading to the west coast. An excellent lesson on introduced species. Article also describes what locals call Japanese grass, Codium fragile, an alga that is displacing local eelgrass, a vital habitat to juvenile fin and shell fish. Site links to additional Chesapeake Bay invasive species information.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture -- Fish culture -- Diseases and adverse factors -- Aquatic pests (General)
Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Fisheries -- Shellfish fisheries. Shellfish culture -- Crustaceans -- Crabs
Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Fisheries -- Shellfish fisheries. Shellfish culture -- Mollusks -- Scallops
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Weeds, parasitic plants, etc. -- Invasive plants
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Biology -- Species
Botany -- Invasive plants
Ecology -- Invasive species
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2002-05-24
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: ballast water
Biological oceanography
bounty program
earth science
Ecology
Environmental science
exotic species
introduced species
Martha\'s Vineyard
NOAA Ecosystem Mission
NOAA Education Integration
nonindigenous species
Oceanography
Physical sciences
San Francisco Bay
science
Date Of Record Release: 2012-08-21 11:40:15 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-11-08 11:01:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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