Aquatic Invasives

Check out the Mid-Atlantic Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species, created by The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania Sea Grant, and the Mid-Atlantic Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species (MAPAIS).  The guide includes nearly 100 species, with 20-30 species new species of concern to the region.

Mid-Atlantic Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species (low and high res .pdf available)


Learn about aquatic invaders currently present in Delaware and what you can do if you find one at Delaware Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Invasive Species website!


Check out the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Chesapeake Bay Nutria Eradication Project!

If you think you’ve spotted a nutria, or would like more information on what Delaware is doing for nutria management, please contact:

Joe Rogerson, Deer and Furbearer Biologist, Certified Wildlife Biologist® 

Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife 

6180 Hay Point Landing Rd Smyrna, DE 19977 

Office: (302) 735-3600  ext. 2 Fax: (302) 653-6755

From http://denin.udel.edu/