Mailing Address

U.S. Geological Survey
Attn: Staff Name
7920 NW 71st Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
352-378-4956 (Fax)

NAS Staff

Please feel free to contact any of our staff with questions, comments or contributions.

Pam Fuller
Biologist (Emeritus)
Direct Line: 352-264-3481

Amy Benson
Fishery Biologist
Direct Line: 352-264-3477
Contact for: Animals (Zebra and Quagga mussels)

Pam Schofield
Research Biologist
Direct Line: 352-264-3530
Contact for: Animals (Marine and estuarine fishes)

Matt Neilson
Fishery Biologist
Direct Line: 352-264-3519
Contact for: NAS Database, Alert System, Animals (Freshwater fishes), custom data queries, data analyses, GIS, web services API

Wesley Daniel
Aquatic Biologist
Direct Line: 352-264-3523
Contact for: NAS Database, Animals (Invertebrates, Reptiles, and Amphibians)

Ian Pfingsten
Direct Line: 352-264-3517
Contact for: Plants

Cayla Morningstar
Direct Line: 352-264-3522

Justin Procopio


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The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/20/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.