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23rd International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species

Meeting challenges with innovation
May 12 - 16, 2024

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The 23rd International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species was held May 12 – 16, 2024 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The conference was co-hosted by Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia’s Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with the support of Canada’s Invasive Species Centre, the ICAIS Secretariat. ICAIs 2024 had 345 registrants representing 32 countries.


The International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS) is the most comprehensive international forum to address new and emerging issues related to aquatic invasive species (AIS) in freshwater, marine and estuarine environments.

ICAIS provides an international platform for the presentation of research to advance global action to limit the introduction and spread of AIS worldwide and serves as a catalyst for international collaboration on research and management projects.

Through knowledge sharing and networking, ICAIS connects those involved in science and policy with practitioners and industry professionals on the front lines of AIS prevention and management.

ICAIS 2024 Abstracts and Recordings

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