Image from Coce

Nonindigenous freshwater organisms : vectors, biology, and impacts / edited by Renata Claudi and Joseph H. Leach.

Contributor(s): Claudi, Renata | Leach, Joseph H.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boca Raton, FL : Lewis Publishers, ©2000Description: 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.ISBN: 1566704499; 9781566704496.Subject(s): FRESHWATER ECOLOGY | FRESHWATER ORGANISMS | AQUATIC PESTS | FISH | MOLLUSCS | ZEBRA MUSSELS | DREISSENA POLYMORPHA | BIVALVES | INTRODUCTIONS | AQUACULTURE | BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS | BALLAST WATER | GREAT LAKES | NORTH AMERICAHoldings: GRETA POINT: 574.5(28) NON
Contents:
Chapter 1. Documenting over a century of aquatic introductions in the U.S. / A.J. Benson and C.P. Boydstun -- Chapter 2. Annotated checklist of introduced invasive fishes in Mexico, with examples of some recent introductions / S. Contreras-Balderas -- SECTION I: INTENTIONAL INTRODUCTIONS -- Chapter 3. Intentional introductions: are the incalculable risks worth it? / C.K. Minns and J.M. Cooley -- Chapter 4. Intentional introductions of nonindigenous freshwater organisms in North America / A.J. Dextrase and M.A. Coscarelli -- Chapter 5. Summary of fishes intentionally introduced in North America / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 6. Impacts of intentional fish introductions in Mexican freshwater systems / L. Zambrano and C. Macias-Garcia -- SECTION II: AQUARIUM AND WATERGARDEN TRADE -- Chapter 7. Aquariums and water gardens as vectors of introduction / W.R. Courteney, Jr. -- Chapter 8. Summary of North American fish introductions through the aquarium/horticultural trade / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 9. Mollusc introductions through aquarium trade / G.L. Mackie -- Chapter 10. Description, biology and ecological impact of the screw snail, Thiara tuberculate (Müller, 1774) (Gastropoda:Thiaridae) in Mexico / A. Contreras-Arquieta -- SECTION III: BAIT -- Chapter 11. Baitfish trade as a vector of aquatic introductions / M.K. Litvak and N.E. Mandrak -- Chapter 12. Ecological impacts of introductions associated with the use of live bait / C.D. Goodchild -- SECTION IV: BALLAST WATER VECTOR -- Chapter 13. The role of ships as a vector of introduction for nonindigenous freshwater organisms, with focus on the Great Lakes / C.J. Wiley and R. Claudi -- Chapter 14. Summary of North American fish introductions through the ballast water vector / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 15. Ballast water introductions of Mollusca / G.L. Mackie -- Chapter 16. Impacts of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on water quality: a case study in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron / T.F. Nalepa, G.L. Fahnenstiel, and T.H. Johengen -- Chapter 17. A microbiological. chemical, and physical survey of ballast water on ships in the Great Lakes / G.E. Whitby, D.P. Lewis, M. Shafer and C.J. Wiley -- SECTION V: AQUACULTURE VECTOR -- Chapter 18. The blue revolution and sustainability: at a crossroads / P.H. Patrick -- Chapter 19. The American bullfrog in British Columbia: the frog who came to dinner / S.A. Orchard -- Chapter 20. Summary of North American introductions of fish through the aquaculture vector and related human activities / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 21. Introductions of molluscs through the import for live food / G.L. Mackie -- Chapter 22. Invasive characteristics of the freshwater bivalve, Corbicula fluminea / R.F. McMahon -- SECTION VI: CANALS AND DIVERSIONS -- Chapter 23. The role of canals in the spread of nonindigenous species in North America / E.L. Mills, J.R. Chrisman, and K.T. Holeck -- Chapter 24. The Garrison diversion and the interbasin biota transfer issue: case study / D.G. Wright and W.G. Franzin -- Chapter 25. Summary of fish introductions through canals and diversions / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- SECTION VII: CLIMATE CHANGE AS A VECTOR OF RANGE EXPANSION -- Chapter 26. Climate change and the future distribution of aquatic organisms in North America / J.H. Leach -- Chapter 27. Invasive habits of fishes, global warming, and resulting range extensions / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- SECTION VIII: WHY SOME INTRODUCTIONS SUCEED WHILE OTHERS FAIL -- Chapter 28. Modeling the invasion process / M.M. Fuller and J.A. Drake -- Chapter 29. Success and failure of nonindigenous aquatic species in stream systems: case studies from California and Hawaii / L.R. Brown, A.M. Brasher, B.C. Harvey, and M. Matthews -- Chapter 30. Risk analysis of species introductions: insights from qualitative modeling / H.W. Li, P.A. Rossignol, and G. Castillo -- Appendix I: Glossary for molluscs -- Index.
Summary: Alien species invade aquatic ecosystems through both intentional and accidental means. The voluntary introduction, if performed at all, is usually monitored by professionals who have made a risk assessment. Accidental incursion is more difficult to control and poses a potentially grave threat if left unchecked or undetected. Nonindigenous Fresh Water Organisms focuses on this infringement in North American aquatic ecosystems. The 31 chapters measure the devastating ecological, and sometimes economic, impact caused by the encroachment of immigrant species. The book includes case studies such as the Zebra mussel, which arrived in the Laurentian Great Lakes via the ballast of a foreign ship. There is a section for each pathway of introduction, which includes a chapter devoted to its North American history and an analysis of the potential harm caused by further intrusion. The final portion of the book is devoted to a prediction methodology for the success or failure of an introduction. The chapter on risk assessment is especially useful for the planning of a voluntary introduction.
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
BOOK BOOK WELLINGTON BOOKS 574.5(28) NON 1 Available B022379

Includes bibliographical references.

Chapter 1. Documenting over a century of aquatic introductions in the U.S. / A.J. Benson and C.P. Boydstun -- Chapter 2. Annotated checklist of introduced invasive fishes in Mexico, with examples of some recent introductions / S. Contreras-Balderas -- SECTION I: INTENTIONAL INTRODUCTIONS -- Chapter 3. Intentional introductions: are the incalculable risks worth it? / C.K. Minns and J.M. Cooley -- Chapter 4. Intentional introductions of nonindigenous freshwater organisms in North America / A.J. Dextrase and M.A. Coscarelli -- Chapter 5. Summary of fishes intentionally introduced in North America / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 6. Impacts of intentional fish introductions in Mexican freshwater systems / L. Zambrano and C. Macias-Garcia -- SECTION II: AQUARIUM AND WATERGARDEN TRADE -- Chapter 7. Aquariums and water gardens as vectors of introduction / W.R. Courteney, Jr. -- Chapter 8. Summary of North American fish introductions through the aquarium/horticultural trade / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 9. Mollusc introductions through aquarium trade / G.L. Mackie -- Chapter 10. Description, biology and ecological impact of the screw snail, Thiara tuberculate (Müller, 1774) (Gastropoda:Thiaridae) in Mexico / A. Contreras-Arquieta -- SECTION III: BAIT -- Chapter 11. Baitfish trade as a vector of aquatic introductions / M.K. Litvak and N.E. Mandrak -- Chapter 12. Ecological impacts of introductions associated with the use of live bait / C.D. Goodchild -- SECTION IV: BALLAST WATER VECTOR -- Chapter 13. The role of ships as a vector of introduction for nonindigenous freshwater organisms, with focus on the Great Lakes / C.J. Wiley and R. Claudi -- Chapter 14. Summary of North American fish introductions through the ballast water vector / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 15. Ballast water introductions of Mollusca / G.L. Mackie -- Chapter 16. Impacts of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on water quality: a case study in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron / T.F. Nalepa, G.L. Fahnenstiel, and T.H. Johengen -- Chapter 17. A microbiological. chemical, and physical survey of ballast water on ships in the Great Lakes / G.E. Whitby, D.P. Lewis, M. Shafer and C.J. Wiley -- SECTION V: AQUACULTURE VECTOR -- Chapter 18. The blue revolution and sustainability: at a crossroads / P.H. Patrick -- Chapter 19. The American bullfrog in British Columbia: the frog who came to dinner / S.A. Orchard -- Chapter 20. Summary of North American introductions of fish through the aquaculture vector and related human activities / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- Chapter 21. Introductions of molluscs through the import for live food / G.L. Mackie -- Chapter 22. Invasive characteristics of the freshwater bivalve, Corbicula fluminea / R.F. McMahon -- SECTION VI: CANALS AND DIVERSIONS -- Chapter 23. The role of canals in the spread of nonindigenous species in North America / E.L. Mills, J.R. Chrisman, and K.T. Holeck -- Chapter 24. The Garrison diversion and the interbasin biota transfer issue: case study / D.G. Wright and W.G. Franzin -- Chapter 25. Summary of fish introductions through canals and diversions / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- SECTION VII: CLIMATE CHANGE AS A VECTOR OF RANGE EXPANSION -- Chapter 26. Climate change and the future distribution of aquatic organisms in North America / J.H. Leach -- Chapter 27. Invasive habits of fishes, global warming, and resulting range extensions / E.J. Crossman and B.C. Cudmore -- SECTION VIII: WHY SOME INTRODUCTIONS SUCEED WHILE OTHERS FAIL -- Chapter 28. Modeling the invasion process / M.M. Fuller and J.A. Drake -- Chapter 29. Success and failure of nonindigenous aquatic species in stream systems: case studies from California and Hawaii / L.R. Brown, A.M. Brasher, B.C. Harvey, and M. Matthews -- Chapter 30. Risk analysis of species introductions: insights from qualitative modeling / H.W. Li, P.A. Rossignol, and G. Castillo -- Appendix I: Glossary for molluscs -- Index.

Alien species invade aquatic ecosystems through both intentional and accidental means. The voluntary introduction, if performed at all, is usually monitored by professionals who have made a risk assessment. Accidental incursion is more difficult to control and poses a potentially grave threat if left unchecked or undetected. Nonindigenous Fresh Water Organisms focuses on this infringement in North American aquatic ecosystems. The 31 chapters measure the devastating ecological, and sometimes economic, impact caused by the encroachment of immigrant species. The book includes case studies such as the Zebra mussel, which arrived in the Laurentian Great Lakes via the ballast of a foreign ship. There is a section for each pathway of introduction, which includes a chapter devoted to its North American history and an analysis of the potential harm caused by further intrusion. The final portion of the book is devoted to a prediction methodology for the success or failure of an introduction. The chapter on risk assessment is especially useful for the planning of a voluntary introduction.

GRETA POINT: 574.5(28) NON

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.

Powered by Koha