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Title Nonindigenous freshwater organisms : vectors, biology, and impacts / edited by Renata Claudi and Joseph H. Leach.
Imprint Boca Raton : Lewis Publishers, [2000]

Subject Freshwater ecology -- North America.
Animal introduction -- North America.
Nonindigenous aquatic pests -- North America.
Alt Name Claudi, Renata.
Leach, Joseph H.
Description 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Pt.1. Intentional introductions -- pt.2. Aquarium and watergarden trade -- pt.3. Bait -- pt.4. Ballast water vector -- pt.5. Aquaculture vector -- pt.6. Canals and diversions -- pt.7. Climate change as a vector of range expansion -- pt.8. Why some introductions succeed while others fail.
ISBN 1566704499 (alk. paper)
0849341043 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 41115267
Table of Contents
 Ch. 1Documenting Over a Century of Aquatic Introductions in the U.S. / A. J. Benson, C. P. Boydstun1
 Ch. 2Annotated Checklist of Introduced Invasive Fishes in Mexico, with Examples of Some Recent Introductions / S. Contreras-Balderas33
Sect. IIntentional Introductions 
 Ch. 3Intentional Introductions: Are the Incalculable Risks Worth It? / C. K. Minns, J. M. Cooley57
 Ch. 4Intentional Introductions of Nonindigenous Freshwater Organisms in North America / A. J. Dextrase, M. A. Coscarelli61
 Ch. 5Summary of Fishes Intentionally Introduced in North America / E. J. Crossman, B. C. Cudmore99
 Ch. 6Impacts of Intentional Fish Introductions in Mexican Freshwater Systems / L. Zambrano, C. Macias-Garcia113
Sect. IIAquarium and Watergarden Trade 
 Ch. 7Aquariums and Water Gardens as Vectors of Introduction / W. R. Courteney, Jr.127
 Ch. 8Summary of North American Fish Introductions through the Aquarium/Horticultural Trade / E. J. Crossman, B. C. Cudmore129
 Ch. 9Mollusc Introductions through Aquarium Trade / G. L. Mackie135
 Ch. 10Description, Biology and Ecological Impact of the Screw Snail, Thiara Tuberculata (Muller, 1774) (Gastropoda: Thiaridae) in Mexico / A. Contreras-Arquieta, S. Contreras-Balderas151
Sect. IIIBait 
 Ch. 11Baitfish Trade as a Vector of Aquatic Introductions / M. K. Litvak, N. E. Mandrak163
 Ch. 12Ecological Impacts of Introductions Associated with the Use of Live Bait / C. D. Goodchild181
Sect. IVBallast Water Vector 
 Ch. 13The Role of Ships as a Vector of Introduction for Nonindigenous Freshwater Organisms, with Focus on the Great Lakes / C. J. Wiley, R. Claudi203
 Ch. 14Summary of North American Fish Introductions through the Ballast Water Vector / E. J. Crossman, B. C. Cudmore215
 Ch. 15Ballast Water Introductions of Mollusca / G. L. Mackie219
 Ch. 16Impacts of the Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on Water Quality: A Case Study in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron / T. F. Nalepa, G. L. Fahnenstiel, T. H. Johengen255
 Ch. 17A Microbiological, Chemical, and Physical Survey of Ballast Water on Ships in the Great Lakes [et al.] / G. E. Whitby, D. P. Lewis, M. Shafer273
Sect. VAquaculture Vector 
 Ch. 18The Blue Revolution and Sustainability: At a Crossroads / P. H. Patrick283
 Ch. 19The American Bullfrog in British Columbia: The Frog Who Came to Dinner / S. A. Orchard289
 Ch. 20Summary of North American Introductions of Fish through the Aquaculture Vector and Related Human Activities / E. J. Crossman, B. C. Cudmore297
 Ch. 21Introductions of Molluses through the Import for Live Food / G. L. Mackie305
 Ch. 22Invasive Characteristics of the Freshwater Bivalve, Corbicula fluminea / R. F. McMahon315
Sect. VICanals and Diversions 
 Ch. 23The Role of Canals in the Spread of Nonindigenous Species in North America / E. L. Mills, J. R. Chrisman, K. T. Holeck347
 Ch. 24The Garrison Diversion and the Interbasin Biota Transfer Issue: Case Study / D. G. Wright, W. G. Franzin381
 Ch. 25Summary of Fish Introductions through Canals and Diversions / E. J. Crossman, B. C. Cudmore393
Sect. VIIClimate Change as a Vector of Range Expansion 
 Ch. 26Climate Change and the Future Distribution of Aquatic Organisms in North America / J. H. Leach399
 Ch. 27Invasive Habits of Fishes, Global Warming, and Resulting Range Extensions / E. J. Crossman, B. C. Cudmore401
Sect. VIIIWhy Some Introductions Succeed While Others Fail 
 Ch. 28Modeling the Invasion Process / M. M. Fuller, J. A. Drake411
 Ch. 29Success and Failure of Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in Stream Systems: Case Studies from California and Hawaii [et al.] / L. R. Brown, A. M. Brasher, B. C. Harvey415
 Ch. 30Risk Analysis of Species Introductions: Insights from Qualitative Modeling / H. W. Li, P. A. Rossignol, G. Castillo431
 Appendix I449

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