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NISbase: a distributed query system for invasive species databases. International Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop, Ennis, Ireland.  September 2004

NISbase: A distributed database for aquatic invasives. Baltic Sea-Great Lakes Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI. April 2004

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in the Mississippi River Basin. Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Mississippi River Basin Panel. New Orleans, LA. January 2004


Nonindigenous Aquatic Species database and Distributed Database for Aquatic Invasives. All TNC Invasives, IPIMNAS, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. November 2003.

Exotic Species. Florida Aquarium.

Freshwater invasions in the United States. Global Invasive Species Program, Inland Waters Assessment. Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. July 2003.

Recent Trends in Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in the Temperate Regions of North America. International Aquatic Invasive Species Meeting. Windsor, ONT. June 2003.

Distributed Database for Aquatic Invasives. Florida Invasive Species Working Group. Davie, FL.  June 2003.


USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Gulf of Mexico Regional Panel meeting. Tampa, FL. October 2002.

Range Expansion and Colonization of the Green Mussel, Perna viridis, Along the West Coast of Florida. Mote Marine, Sarasota, FL. August 2002.

The Distribution of Aquatic Invasives in the United States. American Fisheries Society. Management of Invasive Aquatic Species: Or Are We Just Kidding Ourselves? Symposium. Baltimore, MD. August 2002.

Tracking Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in the United States. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Mixing Faunas: An Overview of Introduced Non-indigenous Fishes and Herps Symposium. Kansas City, MO. July 2002.

Overview of Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in the United States: Pathways, Origin, and Distribution. Plenary Session. International Aquatic Nuisance Species Meeting. Alexandria, VA. February 2002.

Aquaculture and Invasive Species. World Aquaculture Society Meeting. January 2002.


Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in the United States: Species and Spaces. Preventing the Introduction and Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in North America. CEC workshop. Montreal, Canada. March 2001.

The Problem of Ballast Water.... International Joint Conference of the Canadian Ship Owners Association and the Lake Carriers Association. Saddlebrook Resort, Zephyrhills, FL. February 2001.

Status of Aquatic Invasive Species in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Tampa, FL. January 2001.


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