Aquatic Invasive Species

Learn how to identify, report and stop the spread of aquatic invasive species, such as Asian Carp and Sea Lamprey. Access regulations, action plans and scientific research.

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Identify Aquatic Invasive Species

Search the list of common AIS to Canada, such as Tunicates, European Green Crab and Zebra Mussels, and find information on how to report your sightings.

Report an Aquatic Invasive Species

If you think you have discovered an aquatic invasive species, please contact the following references.

What You Can Do to Reduce the Risks

Find best practices to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species in new areas.

Pathways of Introduction and Spread of AIS

Get information on the main pathways of introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species.

Risks and Potential Impacts of AIS

Learn about the economic, social and ecological risks and impacts of Aquatic Invasive Species.

Strategies and Action Plans

Learn about key strategies and action plans governing the management and control of Aquatic Invasive Species in Canada.

Scientific Research and Collaboration on AIS

Find out how Canada is contributing to Aquatic Invasive Species science through the work of federal scientists, collaboration with national and international interest groups and funding of partnership projects.

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