Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group

Resources and Reports

See the IMISWG links page for additional resources.

British Columbia

BC Ministry of Environment Controlled Alien Species Regulations

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Invasive Quagga Mussels and Zebra Mussels Factsheet

Inter-Ministry Invasive Species Working Group (IMISWG)

Invasive Species Council of BC

BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer

Canada

Proceedings of the National Risk Assessment of Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel and Dark False Mussel

Risk Assessment for Three Dreissenid Mussels in Canadian Freshwater Ecosystems

Science Advice from the Risk Assessment of Three Dreissenid Mussels in Canadian Freshwater Ecosystems

Invasive Species Council of Manitoba Zebra Mussel webpage

Government of Alberta Invasive Species webpage

Pacific Northwest

Freshwater Mussels of the Pacific Northwest

Columbia River Basin Aquatic Invasive Species (CRBAIS) Database

Washington Invasive Species Council Zebra and Quagga Mussel webpage

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Invasive Species Factsheet

US/International

100th Meridian Initiative USGS

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database

Protect Your Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

References

Benson, A.J., D. Raikow, J. Larson, A. Fusaro, and A.K. Bogdanoff. 2014a. Dreissena polymorpha. USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL. Available from: https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?speciesID=5 Revision Date: 6/26/2014

Benson, A.J., M.M. Richerson, E. Maynard, J. Larson, A. Fusaro, and A.K. Bogdanoff. 2014b. Dreissena rostriformis bugensis. USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL. Accessed from: https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/factsheet.aspx?speciesid=95 Revision Date: 6/26/2014

Claxton, W.T., and G.L. Mackie. 1998. Seasonal and depth variations in gametogenesis and spawning of Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis in eastern Lake Erie. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76:2010-2019.

COSEWIC. 2010. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel Gonidea angulate in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.x + 56 pp. (https://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=482)

McMahon, R.F., 1996. The Physiological Ecology of the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, in North America and Europe. Amer. Zool. 36:339-363. Accessed from: https://icb.oxfordjournals.org/content/36/3/339.full.pdf

Nedeau, E.J., Smith, A.K., Stone, J., and Jepsen, S. 2009. Freshwater Mussels of the Pacific Northwest (2nd Edition). The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. 60 p. Accessed from: https://www.xerces.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/pnw_mussel_guide_2nd_edition.pdf

Ricciardi, A., R.J. Neves and J.B. Rasmussen. 1998. Impending extinctions of North American freshwater mussels (Unionda) following the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) invasion. Journal of Animal Ecology 67: 613-619.

Robinson, D.C.E., D. Knowler, D. Kyobe and P. de la Cueva Bueno. 2013. Preliminary damage estimates for selected invasive fauna in BC. Report prepared for Ecosystems Branch, BC Ministry of Environment, Victoria, BC by ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 63 p. Accessed from: https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hra/invasive-species/Publications/BC_Invasives_Final_Report.pdf

Therriault, T.W., A.M. Weise, S.N. Higgins, S. Guo and J. Duhaime. 2013. Risk assessment for three dreissenid mussels (Dreissena polymorpha, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis, and Mytilopsis leucophaeata) in Canadian freshwater ecosystems. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2012/174 v + 88 p. Accessed from: https://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/library/348700.pdf