Spring 2010

Wisconsin's Water Library

Wade Into the Asian Carp Debate Without Getting Wet

Biological invaders in inland waters: profiles, distribution and threats
Edited by Francesca Gherardi. London: Springer, 2007.
Biological Invaders examines the identity, distribution and impact of freshwater non-indigenous species and the dynamics of their invasion.

Bigheaded carps: a biological synopsis and environmental risk assessment
by Cindy S. Kolar. Bethesda, Md.: American Fisheries Society, 2007.
This book contains a detailed risk assessment and biological synopsis of the bigheaded carps of the genus Hypophthalmichthys, which includes the bighead, silver and largescale silver carps.

Black carp: biological synopsis and risk assessment of an introduced fish
by Leo G. Nico, James D. Williams and Howard
L. Jelks. Bethesda, Md.: American Fisheries Society, 2005.
This book offers a detailed assessment of the risks posed by the invasion of the black carp, a large mollusk-eating cyprinid fish native to eastern Asia.

Invasion ecology

By Julie L. Lockwood, Martha F. Hoopes and Michael P. Marchetti. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Get a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of biological invasion by non-native species.

Great Lakes shipping, trade, and aquatic invasive species

Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2008.
This book reviews existing research and efforts to date to reduce aquatic invasive species introductions into the Great Lakes and identifies ways that these efforts could be strengthened toward an effective solution.

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