Aquatic Invasive Species
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National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Regional Office

Aleutian Islands coral garden, photo: Bob Stone

Habitat Conservation - Aquatic Invasive Species

Aquatic Invasive Species in Alaska

Rock vomit on a Japanese lantern Didemnum vexillum, also known as "rock vomit", one of three invasive tunicates in Alaska, on a "Japanese lantern" oyster cage. Photo: NOAA Fisheries

The Habitat Conservation Division works on aquatic invasive species issues with other interested agencies, organizations and individuals to coordinate efforts, monitor for early detection and respond to infestations in the State of Alaska. If you would like more information on these activities, please contact Linda Shaw at (907) 586-7510.