Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

20th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 22-26 October 2017.

Abstract

This proceedings includes six research articles presented at ICAIS-2017. Research on other invasive molluscs was also presented at the conference, including a potential eradication method for the Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea, which has spread throughout the waterways of North America and certain regions of Europe; assessing the dispersal patterns of the apple snail, Pomacea maculata in the Florida everglades; and teasing apart the global phylogeographic patterns of the marine bivalve, Mytilus galloprovincialis using archived DNA sequence data.