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April 26, 2013

Monday Plenary Session
Why Invasions Matter: A Response to Recent Criticisms of Invasion Biology
Anthony Ricciardi, Associate Professor, Redpath Museum & McGill School of Environment, McGill University

Session A-1: Early Detection and Monitoring I
Surveys, Surveillance and Monitoring – Strategies for Early Detection and Long-term Management of Aquatic Invasive Species
Chad L. Hewitt, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Marnie L. Campbell, Chair in Ecological Security, Central Queensland University, School of Medical and Applied Sciences

Strategy for Designing a Regional Network for AIS Monitoring, Detection, and Response PART 1
Bill Bolen, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Strategy for Designing a Regional Network for AIS Monitoring, Detection, and Response PART 2
Meg Modley, Lake Champlain Basin Program

A Multi-Jurisdictional Approach to Asian Carp in the Upper Illinois River and Chicago Area Waterway System
Kevin Irons, Illinois Department of Natural Resources

AIS Integration into Existing Monitoring Programs: Lessons Learned in Michigan
Sarah LeSage and Sue Tangora, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Early Detection and Monitoring of Exotic Invasive Plants in Quebec: Building Networks with Citizen Scientists in the Context of Climate Change
Isabelle Simard, Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs, Québec

Session B-1: Crustaceans I
Crustacean Invaders: Past, Present and Future
Jaimie T.A. Dick, Professor of Invasion Ecology, Queen's University Belfast

Spatial and Temporal Variation in the Predatory Impact of an Invasive Mysid Shrimp (Hemimysis anomala)
Josephine Iacarella, GRIL and McGill University; Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University; Jaimie T.A. Dick and Mhairi Alexander, Queen’s University Belfast

Understanding the Invasion Success and Ecological Impacts of Invasive Species: A Comparative Functional Response Methodology
Daniel Barrios-O’Neill, Jaimie T.A. Dick, Mhairi Alexander, Mark Emmerson and Helene C. Bovy, Queen’s University Belfast; Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University

Novel and Emerging Tools to Assess the Impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species
Tim Johnson, Brent Metcalfe, Chris Wilson and Mike Yuille, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Shelley Arnott, Meagan King and Kent McDonald, Queen’s University; Linda Campbell, Saint Mary’s University; Lucia Carreon, University of Windsor

Session C-1: Biology and Ecology of Asian Carps I
Update on the Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework
John Goss, Asian Carp Director, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Asian Carps – Science and Management Interplay in Canada
Becky Cudmore, Acting Manager, Canadian Asian Carp Program; Manager, National Centre of Expertise for Aquatic Risk Assessment; Senior Science Advisor, Aquatic Invasive Species, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Preliminary Assessment of the Suitability of Canadian Great Lakes Tributaries for Asian Carp Spawning
Nicholas Mandrak, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

A Stage-Structured Population Model for Bighead and Silver Carps in the Great Lakes
Kim Cuddington, University of Waterloo; Marten Koops and Warren Currie, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Movements and Habitat Use of Silver Carp in the Wabash River, Indiana (USA)
Alison Coulter, Elizabeth Bailey and Reuben Goforth, Purdue University; Doug Keller and Tom Stefanavag, Indiana Department of Natural Resources; Jon Amberg, U.S. Geological Survey

Assessment of Non-Planktonic Food Sources for Bigheaded Carps in the Laurentian Great Lakes
Duane Chapman, Karl Anderson, Elizabeth Brothers, Michael Lucey and Karthik Massagounder, U.S. Geological Survey

Session D-1: Shipping Pathways I
The Role that the Zebra Mussel and ICAIS Conferences Have Played in Reducing the Risk of AIS Being Discharged from Ships’ Ballast Water
Christopher J. Wiley, Fisheries and Oceans Canada/Transport Canada Marine Safety

Examining the Role of Domestic Shipping in the Spread of Nonindigenous Species
Sarah Bailey and Elizabeta Briski, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Christopher J. Wiley, Transport Canada Marine Safety

Hull Fouling on Domestic Vessels as a Vector for Secondary Spread of Marine Nonindigenous Species
Francisco Sylvester, Marco Meloni and Demetrio Boltovskoy, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Nancy Correa, Servicio de Hidrografía Naval; Fábio Pitombo, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Estimating the Risk of Ship-mediated NIS Introductions into Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems of Canada
Oscar Casas-Monroy, Jennifer Adams, Robert Linley and Sarah Bailey, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Farrah Chan, University of Windsor

Risk Assessment for Ballast Water Exchange in the Canadian Eastern Arctic
Kimberly Howland, Shannon Nudds, Charles Hannah, Tim Siferd, Jeff Higdon, Robert Stewart, Margaret Treble and Christopher J. Wiley, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Bruce Stewart, Arctic Biological Consultants

Session A-2: Early Detection and Monitoring II
How to Build an Effective Rapid Response Task Force in the Lake Champlain Basin
Margaret Modley, Lake Champlain Basin Program

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Provisional, Early Detection Program for the Great Lakes
Michael H. Hoff, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Fisheries Program

Estimating Sampling Effort for Early Detection of Non-Indigenous Benthic Species in the Toledo Harbor Region of Lake Erie
Jeffrey L. Ram, Fady Banno, Richard Gala, Jason P. Gizicki and Donna Kashian, Wayne State University

Capturing Dispersal Patterns and Tolerance of Early Invaders with Enhanced SDMs: Applications for Design of Detection Programs
Paul Edwards and Brian Leung, McGill University; Sam Collin and Ladd E. Johnson, Université Laval

Session B-2: Crustaceans II
‘The Pump Don’t Work, ‘Cause the Vandals Took the Handles’: Why ‘Killer Shrimps’ and Other Invasive Amphipods Threaten Freshwater Biological Water Quality Monitoring in the British Isles
Calum MacNeil, Isle of Man Government

Dispersal of Invasive Species by Drifting
Mariëlle van Riel, Alterra, WUR; Gerard Van der Velde, Radboud University Nijmegen; Abraham bij de Vaate, Waterfauna Hydrobiologisch Adviesbureau

Predicting Aquatic Invader Impacts and Testing Major Hypotheses in Invasion Biology with Comparative Functional Responses
Jaimie T.A. Dick, Mhairi Alexander, Jennifer Dodd, Calum MacNeil and Kevin Gallagher, Queen’s University Belfast; Suncica Avlijas and Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University ; David Aldridge, Cambridge University

Integrated Ecological Modelling as a Tool for Detection of Potential Hot Spots for Invasive Macroinvertebrates
Pieter Boets, Koen Lock and Peter Goethals, Ghent University

Temporal and Spatial Community Dynamics of Invasive and Native Amphipods in the River Rhine and its Tributaries, Germany
Wei Chen, Frankfurt University; Martin Plath, Bruno Streit, Sebastian Klaus and Johann Wolfgang, Goethe-Universität

Session C-2: Biology and Ecology of Asian Carps II
Changes in Zooplankton Community of the Illinois River Since Establishment of Bighead and Silver Carp
Collin Hinz, Illinois Natual History Survey

Preliminary Assessment of the Trophic Consequences of Asian Carp Establishment in Offshore Lake Ontario
Tom Stewart, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Hongyan Zhang, University of Michigan; Warren Currie, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Assessing Risk of Asian Carp Invasion and Bioeconomic Impacts on the Food Web and Fisheries of Lake Erie
Edward Rutherford and D. Mason, NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory; Hongyan Zhang and J. Breck, University of Michigan; Marion Wittmann and David Lodge, University of Notre Dame; J. Rothlisberger, U.S. Forest Service; R. Cooke, Resources for the Future; Tim Johnson, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Xinhua Zu, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; D. Finnoff, University of Wyoming

Phenotypic Plasticity in Life History Traits of Bigheaded Carps in Novel Environments
Reuben Goforth, Alison Coulter and Elizabeth Bailey, Purdue University; Jon Amberg, U.S. Geological Survey; Doug Keller, Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Invasion History, Population Dynamics and Trophic Structure of Asian Carps on the Northwestern Front of the Invasion in the United States
Cari-Ann Hayer, Katie Bertrand and Brian Graeb, South Dakota State University

Session D-2: Shipping Pathways II
Canadian Implementation of the Ballast Water Convention
Colin Henein, Transport Canada Marine Policy

A Multi-dimensional Approach to Invasive Species Prevention
Elizabeta Briski and Sarah Bailey, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Lisa Allinger and Euan Reavie, University of Minnesota; Mary Balcer, Lana Fanberg, Tom Markee, Christine Polkinghorne, Kelsey Prihoda, Deanna Regan, Heidi Saillard, Heidi Schaefer and Matthew TenEyck, University of Wisconsin-Superior; Allegra Cangelosi and Nicole Mays, Northeast-Midwest Institute; Donald Reid, Consultant; Tyler Schwerdt, AMI Engineering; Christopher J. Wiley, Transport Canada Marine Safety

Evaluating Efficacy of a Ballast Water Filtration System for Reducing Risk of Spread of Aquatic Species in the Great Lakes
Robert Linley, Elizabeta Briski, Jennifer Adams and Sarah Bailey, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Adenosine TriPhosphate: A Promising Tool for Ballast Water Compliance Monitoring
Cees van Slooten, Tom Wijers and Louis Peperzak, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, NIOZ

Assessing the Utility of Vital Fluorescent Stains for Viability Analysis of Organisms Transported by Ballast Water
Jennifer Adams, Elizabeta Briski and Sarah Bailey, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Session A-3: Early Detection and Monitoring III
Early Detection of Non-native Fishes Using Fish Larvae
Joel Hoffman, Erik Pilgrim, Anett Trebitz, John Kelly and Gregory Peterson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Metagenomic Approaches to Detecting Invasive Species in Lake Superior
Erik Pilgrim, John Martinson, Joel Hoffman, Anett Trebitz, Gregory Peterson and John Kelly, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Assessing the Role of Genomic Surveillance Methods in Mitigating the Erie Canal Corridor Invasion Risk
Andrew Mahon, Central Michigan University; W. Lindsay Chadderton and Andrew Tucker, The Nature Conservancy

Environmental DNA Monitoring for Detecting Aquatic Invasive Species in Ontario
Chris Wilson, Kristyne Wozney, Jennifer Bronnenhuber and Caleigh Smith, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Christopher Kyle, Trent University

Evaluating Canadian Zooplankton Biodiversity through DNA Barcodes: Assessing Non-indigenous Species Presence to Provide a Framework for Future Monitoring
Robert Young and Sarah Adamowicz, University of Guelph; Cathryn Abbott and Tom Therriault, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Eurasian Ruffe –Implications of Recent eDNA Surveillance Efforts in the Laurentian Great Lakes
W. Lindsay Chadderton and Andrew Tucker, The Nature Conservancy; Christopher Jerde, Marion Wittmann and David Lodge, University of Notre Dame; Andrew Mahon, Central Michigan University; Jennifer Sieracki and John Bossenbroek, University of Toledo; Dmitry Beletsky, University of Michigan

Session B-3: Crustaceans III
Use of Functional Response Experiments and Modelling to Assess Intra-guild Interaction Between a Native and Invasive Amphipod in Northern Ireland
Mandy Bunke, Melanie Hatcher and Alison Dunn, University of Leeds; Mhairi Alexander and Jaimie T.A. Dick, Queen’s University Belfast

Predatory Functional Responses of Native vs. Exotic Amphipods: Effects of Predation Risk and Parasitism
Rachel Paterson, Marilyn Ennis and Jaimie T.A. Dick, Queen’s University Belfast; Melanie Hatcher and Alison Dunn, University of Leeds

Trophic Impacts of Two Invasive Decapods on Freshwater Communities
Paula Rosewarne, Chris Wing, Christopher Grocock, Robert Mortimer and Alison Dunn, University of Leeds

Combined Effects of Food Abundance and Temperature on Large Bodied vs. Small Bodied Cladoceran Species Replacement
Irina Feniova and Yury Dgebuadze, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences; Vladimir Razlutski, Anna Palash and Elena Sysova, The Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus; Jacek Tunowski, Institute of Inland Fishery; Andrew Dzialowski, Oklahoma State University

Invasion of Asian Tiger Shrimp (Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798) in the Western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
Pamela Fuller, U.S. Geological Survey; David Knott, Poseidon Taxonomic Services, LLC; Peter Kingsley-Smith, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources; Leslie Hartman, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department; James Morris, NOAA Fisheries

Early Life Stage Biology of a New Population of Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) in Placentia Bay & Implications for Mussel Culture in Newfoundland
Kiley Best and Cyr Couturier, Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland; Cynthia McKenzie, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Disruption of Essential Habitat by a Non-Indigenous Predator in Shoreline Habitats of the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence
Pedro Quijon, Paula Tummon Flynn, Cassandra Mellish, Tyler Pickering and Andrey Malyshev, University of Prince Edward Island

Session C-3: Management and Control of Asian Carps I
Managing Asian Carp at the Detectable Population Front in the Illinois Waterway through Standardized Monitoring and Removal by Contracted Commercial Fishers
Victor Santucci, Kevin Irons and James Mick, Illinois Department of Natural Resources; David C. Glover, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences

The Use of Chemical Stimuli in the Control of Asian Carp
Edward E. Little, Robin D. Calfee, H. Puglis and E. Beahan, U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center; Peter Sorensen, University of Minnesota

Asian Carp (Hypophthalmichthys spp.) and the Viability of a Vulnerable Native Fish: An Ecological Risk Analysis for Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) in the Lower Mississippi River
Nicholas Friedenberg, Adam Laybourn and Jonathan Borelli, Applied Biomathematics; Jan J. Hoover, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Development of a Microparticle Delivery System for the Delivery of Control Agents to Bighead Carp and Silver Carp
Jon J. Amberg, James A. Luoma, Terrance D. Hubert and Mark P. Gaikowski, U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Swimming Performance of Asian Carp
Jan Jeffrey Hoover, Alan Katzenmeyer, Larry Southern and Nicky Hahn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Session D-3: Shipping Pathways III
Organism Patchiness in Ballast Water Tanks – Implications for Ballast Water Management Compliance Control Sampling
Stephan Gollasch, GoConsult; Matej David, David Consult

‘Fouling Begets Fouling’: Can Species-Based Biofouling Biosecurity Management Work for Ships?
John Polglaze, PGM Environment

Does Transport Pathway Influence the Relationship between Colonization Pressure and Propagule Pressure of Zooplankton in Ballast Water of Ships?
Farrah Chan and Hugh MacIsaac, University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research; Elizabeta Briski and Sarah Bailey, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Hybrid Treatment to Control Plankton Densities in Ballast Water Tanks
Esteban M. Paolucci1, Marco C. Hernandez1, Alexei Potapov2, Hugh J. MacIsaac1, 1University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research; 2University of Alberta, Center for Mathematical Biology, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Poster Session
Assessing Compliance with Ballast Water International Regulations in Argentina
María Fernanda Ávila Velandia, Francisco Sylvester and Demetrio Boltovskoy, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Pablo Almada, Prefectura Naval Argentina

Ballast Tank Biofilms are Protected Reservoirs of Microspecies that Challenge Native Biodiversity
Robert Baier, Robert Forsberg, Joseph Zambon and Anne Meyer, SUNY at Buffalo

Tuesday Plenary Session
Practical Management of Aquatic Invasive Species in Ireland
Joseph M. Caffrey, Senior Research Officer, Inland Fisheries Ireland

Session A-4: Other Fishes I
Invasive Fishes: What's Next?
Nicholas Mandrak, Executive Director, Centre of Expertise for Aquatic Risk Assessment, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Biological and Ecological Features, Enough to Predict Invasion – The Round Goby Case
Mariusz Sapota, University of Gdansk

In the Driver’s Seat? Disentangling the Influence of Habitat Degradation and Round Goby Invasion on the Structure and Function of Benthic Communities in the St. Lawrence River
Katherine Pagnucco, GRIL and McGill University and Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University

Rapid Recent Expansion of the Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and the Western Tubenose Goby (Proterorhinus semilunaris) in Flanders (Belgium)
Hugo Verreycken and Luc De Bruyn, Research Institute for Nature and Forest; Merlijn Mombaerts and Tine Huyse, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Jan Ostermeyer, Universiteit Antwerpen

Session B-4: Dreissenid Research I
Spread, Population Dynamics, and Ecosystem Impacts of Zebra Mussels versus Quagga Mussels: What Do We Know and What Do We Not?
Alexander Y. Karatayev, Director and Lyubov E. Burlakova, Research Scientist, Great Lakes Center, Buffalo State College; Diana K. Padilla, Stony Brook University, Department of Ecology and Evolution

Behavioural Responses of the Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) to the Presence of Various Gammarid Species Inhabiting its Colonies
Jaroslaw Kobak, Malgorzata Poznanska and Tomasz Kakareko, Nicolaus Copernicus University

Dreissena Impacts on Unionidae: General Trends in North America and Europe and Recent Findings from the Lower Great Lakes
Lyubov Burlakova, Alexander Karatayev, Brianne Tulumello, Buffalo State College; David Zanatta, Central Michigan University; Frances Lucy, Institute of Technology Sligo; Sergey Mastitsky, RNT Consulting Inc.

Could Zebra Mussels Help Unravel the Mysterious Life Cycle of an Introduced and Virulent Parasite of Oysters?
Daniel Molloy, SUNY at Albany; Nancy Stokes, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Laure Giamberini and Bénedicte Sohm-Rederstorff, University of Lorraine

Evolutionary and Biogeographic Relationships of Dreissenid Mussels, with Revision of Component Taxa
Carol Stepien, University of Toledo

Session C-4: Risk Assessment I
Emerging Integration of Risk Assessments in an Aquatic Invasive Species Program
Becky Cudmore, Acting Manager, Canadian Asian Carp Program; Manager, National Centre of Expertise for Aquatic Risk Assessment; Senior Science Advisor, Aquatic Invasive Species, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing an Establishment Pathway Using Import Records and Biological Data
Johanna Bradie and Brian Leung, McGill University

Anticipating Bioinvasion Risks in a Coastal Context
Daniel Kluza, New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries

Global Changes and Biological Invasion of Aquatic Alien Species: The Case in Russia
Yury Yu. Dgebuadze, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences

A Risk Analysis of Australia’s Marine Ornamental Value Chain Focusing on Biosecurity (Diseases and Pathogens) Concerns
Kevin Erickson, Marnie Campbell, Chad Hewitt and Nicole Flint, Central Queensland University

Session D-4: Outreach and Policy I
Is AIS Spread Inevitable: Fact or Fiction?
Douglas Jensen, Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator, University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program

Curbing Invasion Pathways: A Sea Grant-U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Pilot Partnership to Assess and Enhance Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness among Coastal Anglers and Boaters
Nancy Balcom, Connecticut Sea Grant/University of Connecticut; William Nelson, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary; Eric C. Dyson, Community College of Rhode Island

Education and Outreach: Changing Angler and Boater Behavior Over Time
Matt Smith, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

Understanding Motivations Behind the Live Release of Organisms
Debrupa Pathak, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Lake Simcoe Aquatic Invasive Species Community-Based Social Marketing Project
Sophie Monfette, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Erika Weisz, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; David Dilks and Jeff Garkowski, LURA Consulting

Session A-5: Other Fishes II
Does the Racer Goby, a Ponto-Caspian Invader of Continental European Waters, Pose a Threat to the Endangered Native European Bullhead? – An Experimental Approach
Gordon Copp, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science; Joanna Grabowska, Dagmara Blonska and Miroslaw Przybylski, University of Lodz; Tomasz Kakareko, Jaroslaw Kobak, Malgorzata Poznanska and Lukasz Jermacz, Nicolaus Copernicus University

Identifying Drivers of Pumpkinseed Sunfish Invasiveness Using Population Models
Hein van Kleef, Bargerveen Foundation; Eelke Jongejans, Radboud University Nijmegen

Community Dynamics of an Invaded Ecosystem: Investigation of a Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus Invasion in the Nseleni River System, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Jaclyn Hill and Martin Hill, Rhodes University; Roy Jones, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife; Olaf Weyl, South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity

Reconciling Large-scale Model Predictions with Small-scale – Impacts and Interactions of the Invasive Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu) with Native Species in British Columbian Lakes
Martina Beck, University of Victoria; John Volpe, University of Victoria; Leif-Matthias Herborg, BC Ministry of Environment

Evolutionary and Biogeographic Patterns of an Emerging Quasispecies: The Fish Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus (VHSv)
Carol Stepien, Lindsey Pierce and Jacob Blandford, University of Toledo

Session B-5: Dreissenid Research II
Predicting the Zebra Mussel Spread: What Can We Learn From 200 Years of Continuous Invasion?
Alexander Karatayev and Lyubov Burlakova, Buffalo State College; Sergey Mastitsky, RNT Consulting Inc.; Dianna Padilla, Stony Brook University

Invasion of Western Europe by Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
Jonathan Marescaux and Karine Van Doninck, University of Namur

Rapid Range Expansion of the Invasive Quagga Mussel in Relation to Zebra Mussel Presence in Western Europe
Rob Leuven, Jon Matthews, Gerard Van der Velde, Frank P.L. Collas and Remon (K.R.) Koopman, Radboud University Nijmegen; Abraham bij de Vaate, Waterfauna Hydrobiologisch Adviesbureau

Exotic Species Replacement in Relation to Small-scale Environmental Heterogeneity
Lisa Jones and Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University

Comparative Variation in Growth of Two Invasive Mussels in the St. Lawrence River: Do Differences in Filtering Apparatus Matter?
Jordan Ouellette-Plante, GRIL and McGill University; Anthony Ricciardi, McGill University; Ladd E. Johnson, Université Laval

Session C-5: Risk Assessment II
The Utility of Hub and Spoke Network Models to Analyse Pre-border and Post-border Dispersal of Introduced Marine Species
Marnie L Campbell and Chad L. Hewitt, Central Queensland University, School of Medical and Applied Sciences; Fauziah Azmi, University of Tasmania, National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability

Incorporating Biotic Interactions in Species Distributions: Community Distribution Modeling of the Invasive Species Bythotrephes longimanus
Kristina Enciso and Brian Leung, McGill University

Improving Model Transferability and Generality for Predictive Modeling on Invasive Species: A Case Study on Bythotrephes longimanus
Lifei Wang and Donald A. Jackson, University of Toronto

Implications of Uncertainty: Bayesian Modelling of Aquatic Invasive Species Spread
Corey Chivers and Brian Leung, McGill University

Response to Biofouled Marine Debris Generated by the 2011 Japan Tsunami
Margaret M. (Peg) Brady and Susan Pasko, U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Session D-5: Outreach and Policy II
Go Giddy Over Guidelines for Recreational Activities
Douglas Jensen, University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program; Laura Norcutt, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

An Ounce of Prevention: AIS Education, Evaluation, and Communication in Illinois and Indiana
Sarah Zack, Lainey Pasternak and Patrice Charlebois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant & Illinois Natural History Survey; Erin Seekamp, North Carolina State University

Working With Fishing Tournaments to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species
Philip B. Moy, Wisconsin Sea Grant

Mitigating the Threats Posed by Freshwater Invasive Species in Ireland
Joseph M. Caffrey, Inland Fisheries Ireland

Nab the Aquatic Invader! – Young Stewards Prevent the Spread of AIS
Marte Kitson and Douglas Jensen, University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program; Robin Goettel, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Session A-6: Other Fishes III
Dispersion, Impact and Abundance Mitigation Study of Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and Chinese Sleeper (Perccottus glenii) in Lithuania
Saulius Stakenas, Tomas Virbickas, Vytautas Rakauskas and Andrius Stepone.nas, Nature Research Centre, Institute of Ecology

Detecting the Invasive Snakehead: DNA Barcoding as a First Step in Developing Species Specific Primers and Probes for Environmental DNA Detection
Natasha Serrao, Trent University, Department of Environmental Life Sciences; Dirk Steinke and Robert Hanner, University of Guelph, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Morphological Responses to Competition in Native and Non-Native Fish
Stan Yavno and A. Rooke, Trent University, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program; M.G. Fox, Trent University, Environmental and Resource Studies Program and Department of Biology

Thermal and Biotic Influences on Life-History Traits of Pumpkinseed Introduced in Europe
Michael G. Fox1, E. Valente2, G. Masson2, Gordon H. Copp3, 1Trent University, Department of Biology and Environmental and Resource Studies Program; 2Université de Lorraine, Laboratoire Interactions Ecotoxicologie Biodiversité Écosystèmes ; 3Cefas, Salmon & Freshwater Team and Environmental and Trent University, Life Sciences Graduate Program

Session B-6: Dreissenid Research III
Modelling the Occurrence of Zebra Mussel Parasites According to Contamination in France and the USA
Laure Giamberini and Laëtitia Minguez, University of Lorraine; Simon Devin, Pascal Poupin and Francois Guerold, University of Metz; Daniel Molloy, State University of New York at Albany

A Non-Destructive Method for Monitoring Dreissenid Settlement and Evaluating Treatment Efficacy
Carolyn Link, Marrone Bio Innovations

Potential Use of the Calcite Saturation Index as an Indicator of Environmental Suitability for Dreissenid Mussel Survival
Katherine Prescott and Renata Claudi, RNT Consulting Inc.; Jeffrey Janik and Tanya Veldhuizen, California Department of Water Resources

Objective Method for Determining Mortality in Larval and Juvenile Lifestages of Dreissenid Mussels
Carolyn Link, Marrone Bio Innovations; Renata Claudi and Carolina Taraborelli, RNT Consulting Inc.

Dreissenid Veliger Detection and Enumeration Technology Enhanced to Improve Reliability and Sample Processing Using a Continuous Imaging Particle Analyzer (FlowCAM®)
Victoria Kurtz, Harry Nelson and Ben Spaulding, Fluid Imaging Technologies; Denise Hosler and Kevin Bloom, Bureau of Reclamation

Session C-6: Risk Assessment III
Evaluating the Risk of Non-native Aquatic Species Range Expansions in a Changing Climate in Pennsylvania
Sara Grisé, Pennsylvania Sea Grant; Theo Light, Shippensburg University

An Empirical Analysis of the Causes, Consequences and Predictors of Aquatic Invasive Species in Inland, Freshwater Lakes in Southern Ontario
Tim Haxton, Sarah Nienhuis and Tal Dunkley, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Invasive Species, Climate Change, and Emerging Infectious Disease Threats
David Bruce Conn, Berry College

Predicting Invasional Vulnerability Using Abundance-Body Mass Spectra
Yajun Sun and Mathew Wells, University of Toronto, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences

Modelling the Likelihood of Introduction and Establishment of Marine Non-native Species in the UK and Ireland
Paul Stebbing, Fiona Pearce and Edmund Peeler, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

Session D-6: Outreach and Policy III
A National Status Report on Aquatic Invasive Species in Canada
Åsa Kestrup and David Browne, Canadian Wildlife Federation

Assessing Needs and Developing Regulatory and Outreach Strategies for Preventing the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species through Boating
Samuel Chan, Oregon State University

Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach for Water Gardeners and Aquarium Hobbyists
Greg Hitzroth, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Patrice Charlebois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant & Illinois Natural History Survey; Erin Seekamp, North Carolina State University

GLANSIS Enhancements
Rochelle Sturtevant, Abigail Fusaro and Edward Rutherford, NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

Outreach on Great Lakes OIT Risk Assessments
Patrice Charlebois, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant & Illinois Natural History Survey; Greg Hitzroth, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant; Danielle Hilibrich, University of Illinois; Mark Farley, Oregon Sea Grant; Bob Kirschner, Chicago Botanic Garden; Reuben Keller, University of Notre Dame

Self-management: The Bane or Saviour of Non-Indigenous Marine Species Management?
Marnie L. Campbell and Chad L. Hewitt, Central Queensland University, School of Medical and Applied Sciences; Dominic E.P. Bryant, University of Tasmania, National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability

Wednesday Plenary Session
Aquatic Invasive Species in Inland Lakes: Distribution, Abundance, Impact
M. Jake Vander Zanden, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Limnology

Session A-7: Live Bait Pathway I
Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species through Management of the Live Bait Pathway: An Introduction
Amy Fowler, Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Biology Department, Villanova University and Susan Park, Assistant Director for Research, Virginia Sea Grant

Estimating Bycatch Risk: The Role of Selective Fishing in Species Invasions
Andrew Drake and Nicholas Mandrak, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Bycatch, Bait, Anglers, and Roads: Quantifying Vector Activity and Species Introduction Risk across Lake Ecosystems
Andrew Drake and Nicholas Mandrak, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

One of These Things is not Like the Others – Prevalence of Non-target Species in Commercial Baitfish in Ontario
Jeff Brinsmead, Brenda Koenig, David Copplestone and Darryl Mitchell, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Andrew Drake and Nicholas Mandrak, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Bait Fish in Quebec: New Regulatory Guidelines
Isabelle Desjardins, Ministère du Développement Durable, de l’Environnement, de la Faune et des Parc du Québec and Catherine Brisson-Bonenfant, Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune

Session B-7: Dreissenid Control I
A Perspective on the Use of Biological Control Methods for Dreissena Management: The Past, the Present, the Future
Daniel P. Molloy, Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor, State University of New York at Albany

Quagga Mussels and Lake Mead: Recent Trends and Mitigation
Todd Tietjen, Eric Wert, Julia Lew and Peggy Roefer, Southern Nevada Water Authority

UV Irradiation as a Means of Minimizing Downstream Settlement of Quagga Mussel Veligers
Renata Claudi and Thomas Prescott, RNT Consulting Inc.; Ytzhak Rosenberg, Benzi Shoval and Yariv Abramovich, Atlantium Technologies Inc.

Water Level Manipulation During Harsh Environmental Conditions as a Tool for Mitigating Effects of Invasive Dreissenid Mussels in Impounded River Sections
Rob Leuven, Frank P.L. Collas, Remon (K.R.) Koopman, Jon Matthews and Gerard. Van der Velde, Radboud University Nijmegen

Watercraft Interception Programs for Dreissenid Mussels in the Western United States
Stephen Phillips, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

Session C-7: Aquatic Plants I
Critical Keys to Success Learned from Florida’s Aquatic and Wetland Invasive Plant Management Program in Public Natural Areas and Why Invasive Plant Research and Outreach are Essential for Advancement
Don Schmitz, Research and Outreach Program Manager, Invasive Plant Management Section, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Registration of Minor Use Pesticides for Control of Aquatic Nuisance Species
William Haller and Lyn Gettys, University of Florida, IFAS CAIP

Application of the Aquatic Weed Risk Assessment Model to Manage Aquatic Weeds
Paul Champion and John Clayton, National Institute for Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

Pet Stores, Aquarists and the Internet Trade as Modes of Introduction and Spread of Invasive Macrophytes in South Africa
Grant Martin and Julie Coetzee, Rhodes University

Do Codes-of-Conduct Increase Public Awareness and Engagement in Problems with Aquatic Invasive Plants?
Laura Verbrugge, Rob Leuven and Riyan van den Born, Radboud University Nijmegen

Session D-7: Other Bivalves I
How Other Freshwater Exotic Bivalves Differ from Invasive Ones, or Why they are Not Invasive
Gerald L. Mackie, Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph and Owner, Water Systems Analysts

Forecasting the Invasion of Limnoperna fortunei in Brazil: Experimental Knowledge Versus Environmental Niche Modeling
André Alves Andrade1, Mônica de Cássia Souza Campos1,2, Fabiano Alcísioe Silva1, Hellen Regina Mota3, Marcela David de Carvalho3, Antônio Valadão Cardoso1,2, 1Centro de Bioengenharia de Espécies Invasoras de Hidrelétricas (CBEIH); 2Fundação Centro Tecnológico de Minas Gerais (CETEC); 3Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CEMIG)

Forecasting the Invasion of Limnoperna fortunei at a Global Scale
Bárbara Gomes Kunzmann1, Danielle Diniz Galvão1, Mônica de Cássia Souza Campos1,2, Fabiano Alcísioe Silva1, André Felipe Alves de Andrade1, Hellen Regina Mota1, Marcela David de Carvalho3, Antônio Valadão Cardoso1,2, 1Centro de Bioengenharia de Espécies Invasoras de Hidrelétricas (CBEIH); 2Fundação Centro Tecnológico de Minas Gerais (CETEC); 3Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CEMIG)

Comparing Spatial Distribution Models to Predict the Potential Invasion Area of the Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker 1857)
Danielle Diniz Galvão1; Bárbara Gomes Kunzmann1, Mônica de Cássia Souza Campos1,2, Fabiano Alcisio e Silva1, André Felipe Alves de Andrade1, Hellen Regina Mota3; Marcela David de Carvalho3, Antônio Valadão Cardoso1,2, 1Centro de Bioengenharia de Espécies Invasoras de Hidrelétricas (CBEIH); 2Fundação Centro Tecnológico de Minas Gerais(CETEC); 3Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CEMIG)

Characterization of the Foot of Invasive Species Limnoperma fortunei (Dunker, 1857) by Electron Microscopy
Mônica de Cássia Souza Campos1,2, Arnaldo Filho Nakamura1, João Locke Ferreira de Araújo1, Hellen Regina Mota3, Marcela David de Carvalho3, Antônio Valadão Cardoso1,2, 1Centro de Bioengenharia de Espécies Invasoras de Hidrelétricas (CBEIH); 2Fundação Centro Tecnológico de Minas Gerais (CETEC); 3Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (CEMIG)

Session A-8: Live Bait Pathway II
The HACCP Approach to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species by Aquaculture and Baitfish Operations
Ronald Kinnunen, Michigan State University; Jeffrey Gunderson, University of Minnesota

Arkansas Certified Commercial Bait and Ornamental Fish Program: A Method to Prevent Aquatic Invasive Species Introductions
Anita Kelly and Nathan Stone, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Live Bait as a Potential Vector for Crayfish Introductions in Pennsylvania: Problem and Potential Solutions
David A. Lieb, Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission and Western Pennsylvania Conservancy; John R. Wallace, Millersville University, Department of Biology

Live Bait in Maryland: What We Know, Don’t Know, but Need to Know to Effectively Manage this Invasive Species Vector
Jay Kilian and Ronald Klauda, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Resource Assessment Service

Bait Shop “Toolkit” and Outreach: Engaging Bait Shops as Opinion Leaders in the Prevention of Aquatic Invasive Species
Bret Shaw and Allison Howell, University of Wisconsin

Session B-8: Dreissenid Control II
Integrated Approach to Managing Mussels – Resources and Benefits
Stanley B. Pickles, Bruce Power

Evaluating Aquatic Herbicides for Potential Control of Quagga and Zebra Mussels
Carolina Taraborelli and Renata Claudi, RNT Consulting Inc.; Scott O’Meara, Bureau of Reclamation; Jeffrey Janik and Tanya Veldhuizen, California Department of Water Resources

Release Coatings Combat Fouling in Power Generation and Water Treatment Facilities – Four Case Histories
Steve Escaravage, FUJIFILM Hunt Smart Surfaces, LLC

Control of Dreissenid Mussels through pH Adjustment
Renata Claudi and Thomas Prescott, RNT Consulting Inc.

Session C-8: Aquatic Plants II
Invasion Pathways for Invasive Aquatic Species: Case Studies from Florida (USA)
Lyn Gettys, William Haller and Kathryn Wilson, University of Florida, IFAS CAIP

Patterns of Impact of Three Invasive Plant Species on Freshwater Ecosystems
Iris Stiers and Ludwig Triest, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Decrease of Macrophyte Species Diversity of Pond Ecosystems by an Invasive Wetland Plant: Alternanthera philoxeroides
Anindita Chatterjee and Anjana Dewanji, Indian Statistical Institute

Monitoring the Spread of Alternanthera philoxeroides in the Indian Context
Anjana Dewanji, Anindita Chatterjee and Achyut K. Banerjee, Indian Statistical Institute

A Mathematical Approach for Predicting the Spread of Alligator Weed
(Alternanthera philoxeroides) in Wular Lake, India

Ather Masoodi and Fareed A. Khan, Aligarh Muslim University; Anand Sengupta, Indian Institute of Technology; Gyan P. Sharma, University of Delhi

Session D-8: Other Bivalves II
The Invasive Bivalve Genus Corbicula as a Key Model to Androgenesis
Karine Van Doninck, Emilie Etoundi and Lise-Marie Pigneur, University of Namur

The Key to Being a Successful Invader? Be Asexual?! The Case of Corbicula Clams
Emilie Etoundi, Lise-Marie Pigneur, Jonathan Marescaux and Karine Van Doninck, University of Namur; Nina Yasuda, University of Miyazaki; David Aldridge, Cambridge University

An Examination of the Potential Vectors and Pathways of Spread for Corbicula fluminea in Ireland
Rory Sheehan and Frances Lucy, Institute of Technology Sligo; Joseph M. Caffrey, Inland Fisheries Ireland

Factors Affecting the Distribution, Abundance and Condition of an Aquatic Invader (Corbicula fluminea) along a Thermal Gradient
Rowshyra Castaneda and Anthony Ricciardi, McGIll University; Anouk Simard, Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune

Progression of Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea) in the St. Lawrence River: Is the Species Restricted to the Thermal Plume of Gentilly Nuclear Station
Anouk Simard1, Rémi Bacon2, Rowshyra Castaneda3, Kayla Hamelin3, Annie Paquet1, Sophie Plante1 and Anthony Ricciardi3, 1Ministère du Développement durable de l’Environnement de la Faune et des Parcs (MDDEFP); 2Ministère des Ressources naturelles, Trois-Rivières; 3Université McGill, Montréal

Session A-9: Live Bait Pathway III
Bait Worm Packaging as a Conduit for Organism Introductions: Research and Outreach Lead to Policy Considerations
Nancy Balcom, Connecticut Sea Grant/University of Connecticut; Charles Yarish, Senjie Lin, Senjie Lin, Robert Whitlatch, Noreen Blaschik and Huan Zhang, University of Connecticut; Christina Haska, Great Lakes Fishery Commission; George Kraemer, Purchase College

Preventing AIS Introductions through Vector Management: The Value of Connections
Jenny Allen and Fredrika Moser Maryland Sea Grant; John Ewart, Delaware Sea Grant; Sara Mirabilio, North Carolina Sea Grant; Susan Park, Virginia Sea Grant; Peter Rowe, New Jersey Sea Grant; Sarah Whitney, Pennsylvania Sea Grant

Harvest to Hook: An Anthropological Look at the Worm Weed Vector for Aquatic Invasive Species
Jeremy Trombley, University of Maryland College Park

Importation of Baitworms and their Live Algal Packing Materials to the Mid-Atlantic: Vector Characterization and Management
Amy Fowler, Villanova University; Fredrika Moser, Maryland Sea Grant; April Blakeslee, Long Island University; Joao Canning-Clode, University of Lisbon; A. Whitman Miller and Gregory Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Importation of Baitworms and their Live Algal Packing Materials to the Mid-Atlantic: Experimental Treatment of Algae to Reduce Live Hitchhikers
April Blakeslee, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and Long Island University; Amy Fowler, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and Villanova University; A. Whitman Miller, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Fredrika Moser, Maryland Sea Grant College; Joao Canning-Clode, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and University of Lisbon; Gregory Ruiz, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Session B-9: Dreissenid Control III
Evaluation of New Coating Technologies for Mitigation of Zebra/Quagga Mussel Colonization – An Update
David Tordonato, Allen Skaja and Bobbi Jo Merten, Bureau of Reclamation

Zebra Mussel Control Using Zequanox® in an Irish Waterway
Sara Meehan and Frances Lucy, Institute of Technology Sligo; Bridget Gruber, Marrone Bio Innovations

Zequanox® Demonstration Trials at DeCew II Generating Station at Ontario Power Generation to Control Dreissenid Mussels
Tony Van Oostrom, Ontario Power Generation; Sarahann Rackl, Bridget Gruber and Carolyn Link Marrone Bio Innovations; Kelly Murray, ASI Group

Strategies for Controlling Invasive Zebra and Quagga Mussels in Open Water Bodies
Dave Roberts and Megan Weber, Marrone Bio Innovations

Effectiveness of an Algaecide for Killing Invasive Quagga Mussels and Preventing their Colonization
David W.H. Wong, Ashlie Watters and Shawn Gerstenberger, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Session C-9: Aquatic Plants III
Establishing Research and Management Priorities for Monoecious Hydrilla as it Invades Northern Tier States
Michael Netherland, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center; Mike Greer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District

The Distribution and History of Myriophyllum spicatum L. (Haloragaceae) in Southern Africa, with Reference to Potential Origins, Modes of Introduction and Spread
Philip Weyl and Julie Coetzee, Rhodes University

Range and Survival of Two Alien Macrophytes (Eichhornia Crassipes and Pistia Stratiotes) in the Great Lakes
Amanda Eyraud and Hugh MacIsaac, University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research

Linking Native and Exotic Aquatic Plant Palatability to Herbivores with Shared or Unshared Home Ranges: A Trait-Based Approach
Bart M.C. Grutters and Elisabeth S. Bakker, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Department
of Aquatic Ecology

Effects of Supplemental Stocking of Milfoil Weevils (Euhrychiopsis lecontei Dietz) on Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum L.) Density in a Heavily Infested Lake
Paul M. Skawinski and Ronald Crunkilton, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources

Session D-9: Early Detection and Monitoring IV
Invasive Species Surveillance of the Great Lakes Basin Commercial Bait Trade Using Environmental DNA Surveillance
Lucas Nathan and Andrew Mahon, Central Michigan University; Michelle Budny and Christopher Jerde, University of Notre Dame

DNA Shedding Rates of Asian Carps, for Use in Understanding Field Collections of eDNA
Katy Klymus, University of Missouri; Duane Chapman, U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center; Cathy Richter, U.S. Geological Survey; Craig Paukert, U.S. Geological Survey–University of Missouri

A Real-Time PCR Assay with Internal Controls to Detect and Quantify the Fish Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus (VHSv): Conversion from StaRT-PCR
Vrushalee Palsule, Lindsey Pierce, Jiyoun Yeo, Erin Crawford, James Willey and Carol Stepien, University of Toledo

First Discovery of Golden Star Tunicate in Conception Bay, Newfoundland and a Case Study Mitigation Attempt to Control its Spread
Terri Wells, Cynthia McKenzie, Brooks Pilgrim, Henry Coley and Ann Marie Tucker, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Don Deibel, Ben Lowen, Bob O’Donnell, Mark O’Flaherty and Andrew Perry, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Trevor Lewis, Foxtrap Marina Harbour Authority

Early Warning Program to Manage the Introduction and Spread of Invasive Species in the Wadden Sea, a World Heritage Protected Ecosystem
Andrea C. Sneekes, N.H.B.M. Kaag, H. Van Pelt, B. vd Weidde, A. Gittenberger, K. Philippart, J. Boon, S. Rajagopal and J.M. Jansen, IMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies

Thursday Plenary Session
Pathways for Introduction of Alien Invasive Species Exclusive of International Shipping: A Canadian Experience
Hugh J. MacIsaac, Professor, University of Windsor, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research and Director, NSERC Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network II

Session A-10: AIS Control I
Pilot Project to Eradicate Invasive Alien Smallmouth Bass Using a Piscicide from a Conservation Priority River in South Africa: Rationale, River Treatment and Way Forward
Johannes Adriaan van der Walt and Ben van Staden, CapeNature

Biological Control of Golden Apple Snail by Black Carp in a Freshwater Wetland
Kelvin K.L. Ip and Qiu Jian Wen, Hong Kong Baptist University

Management of Alien Invasive Algae in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu through the Use of Mechanical Removal and Bio-control Efforts
Jonathan Blodgett and Frank Mancini, Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources

Reproductive Sterility as a Tool for Prevention and Control of Aquatic Invasive Species
John Teem, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Developing a Theoretical and Experimental Framework for the Trojan Y Chromosome Eradication Strategy
John Teem, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Juan Gutierrez, University of Georgia

Integrated Pest Management of the Common Carp in the American Midwest
Peter Sorensen and Przemek Bajer, University of Minnesota

Invasive Species Fouling and Industrial Cooling Water Systems
Sanjeevi Rajagopal1,2, Jeroen M. Jansen2, Gerard van der Velde1, 1Radboud University Nijmegen, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Department of Animal Ecology and Ecophysiology; 2Wageningen University, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (IMARES)

Session B-10: Other Pathways I
Non-Indigenous Species Transported on Tsunami Marine Debris: Learning and Informing Response to a Natural Disaster Driven Invasive Species Pathway of Emerging Concern
Samuel Chan, Oregon State University

Are Anglers and Kayakers Acting as Vectors for Alien Invasive Species in UK Freshwaters?
Lucy Anderson1, Piran White3, Paul Stebbing2, Grant Stentiford2, Alison Dunn1, 1University of Leeds; 2Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science; 3University of York

Evaluating the Risk of Direct Movement of Fishes through the Welland Canal
Jaewoo Kim and Nicholas Mandrak, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fish Behavior and Abundance at the Electric Dispersal Barrier in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Illinois, USA
Aaron Parker, P. Bradley Rogers, Jeffrey Stewart, Samuel Finney and Robert Simmonds Jr., U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Restoring the Natural Divide: Separating the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins in the Chicago Area Waterway System
Erika Jensen and Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission; Dave Ullrich, Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

Addressing the Champlain Canal as a Vector of AIS
Margaret Modley, Lake Champlain Basin Program

Session C-10: Crustaceans IV
Interaction of a Chemical Stress and a Predation Risk on the Behaviour of Two Prolific Species: The ‘Killer Shrimp’ Dikerogammarus villosus and the Naturalised Amphipod Gammarus roeseli
Jean-Nicolas Beisel, Eric Gismondi, Pascal Sornom and Céline Véllinger, Université de Lorraine, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Environnements Continentaux (LIEC)

Loss of Pathogens in an Island Population of the Killer Shrimp Dikerogammarus villosus
Grant D. Stentiford and Kelly S. Bateman, European Union Reference Laboratory for Crustacean Diseases and Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS); Jamie Bojko, CEFAS and University of Leeds; Paul Stebbing, CEFAS; James Meatyard, Anglian Water Central Laboratory, Biology Department; Karolina Bacela-Spychalska, University of Lodz, Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Hydrobiology; Alison M. Dunn, University of Leeds, Faculty of Biological Sciences

Impact of Invasive Crayfish on Macrophytes: Are Some Species Worse than Others?
Elisabeth S. Bakker and Martijn Dorenbosch, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Department of Aquatic Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)