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In post to the list by Herb Harris last week, he included URLs for websites
with information on exotic infestations. One of them has a page of definitions
of terms used by all of us. I have on more than one occassion been confused by
the use of the term exotic when describing non-indigenous native
introductions. Just for the sake of clarity, exotic refers to fish not native
to the North American continent. The URL is......
For a list of "exotic" nuisance species go to the url:
For a link to National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII):
gives the USGS site index.
Under their National Programs you will find their Nonindigenous Aquatic
Species (NAS) information resource for the United States Geological
Survey at the url:
Look under the fish selection, url will be:
Thes are highly informative sites.......Thanks Herb : )