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Inverness, IV10 8UE  Telephone: 44 (0) 1381 620883 mobile: 44 (0) 7876 556784

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Key Websites/ Web Pages


GB Non-Native Species Secretariat


Marine Pathways Project


Scottish Natural Heritage


Clyde Forum


The Green Blue


Invasive Species Ireland


Marine Non-native Species and the Law


a) England and Wales

Wildlife and Countryside Act


W&C Act Schedule 9 Species


Infrastructure Act (2015) Part 4


b) Scotland

Wildlife and Countryside Act (Scotland)


Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act


Code of Practice On Non-Native Species


SNH website

i) General


ii) Species Control Orders


iii) Native Range


c) European Union

EU Alien Species Regulation


Biosecurity guidance

GB Non-Native Species Secretariat


Firth of Clyde Forum

a) Guidance on Marine Biosecurity Planning

b) Marine Biosecurity Planning – Best Practice – a literature review

c) A biosecurity plan for the Firth of Clyde



HACCP (Hazard analysis and Critical Control Point) Manual


Invasive Species Ireland

Aquaculture Code of Good Practice

Marina Operators Code of Good Practice

Water Users Code of Good Practice


The Green Blue

Antifoul and Invasive Species

The Green Guide to Boat Washdown


Cefas Biosecurity Measures Guidance

Shellfish biosecurity measures plan


Finfish biosecurity measures plan


Industry Guidance

Oil and Gas Industry Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Alien Species


IMO Biofouling Guidelines to Minimise Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species


Training and Identification Guides

Annual Marine Identification Workshop on Non-Native Species based at Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban

GB Non Native Species Secretariat – Identification Guides &  Images


Firth of Clyde Forum Marine Invasive Non-Native Species Identification Guide


MBA Marine Aliens Project – Identification Guide


Guidance on reporting non-native species


Clyde Forum


GB Non-native Species Secretariat


Scottish Natural Heritage


Rapid Response and Contingency Plans


GB NNSS Website – Species Alert Page (see Asian Hornet Rapid Response Plan)


Gyrodactylus salaris Contingeny Plan