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
HACCP (Hazard analysis and Critical Control Point) Manual
http://www.habitat.noaa.gov/pdf/HACCP%20Training%20Manual.pdf

Invasive Species Ireland
Aquaculture Code of Good Practice http://invasivespeciesireland.com/cops/aquaculture/
Marina Operators Code of Good Practice http://invasivespeciesireland.com/cops/marina-operators/
Water Users Code of Good Practice http://invasivespeciesireland.com/cops/water-users/

The Green Blue
Antifoul and Invasive Species www.thegreenblue.org.uk/boat_users/antifoul_and_invasive_species.aspx
The Green Guide to Boat Washdown www.thegreenblue.org.uk/leaflets__resources/resources_for_clubs_and_marina.aspx

Cefas Biosecurity Measures Guidance
Shellfish biosecurity measures plan
http://www.defra.gov.uk/aahm/files/Book-Shellfish-BMP.pdf

Finfish biosecurity measures plan
http://www.defra.gov.uk/aahm/files/Book-Finfish-BMP.pdf

Industry Guidance
Oil and Gas Industry Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Alien Species
http://www.ogp.org.uk/pubs/436.pdf

IMO Biofouling Guidelines to Minimise Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species
http://www.imo.org/blast/blastDataHelper.asp?data_id=30766&filename=207(62).pdf

Training and Identification Guides
Annual Marine Identification Workshop on Non-Native Species based at Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban
http://www.sams.ac.uk/education/short-courses/marine-invasive-species-identification-workshop
GB Non Native Species Secretariat – Identification Guides & Images http://www.nonnativespecies.org/index.cfm?sectionid=47

Firth of Clyde Forum Marine Invasive Non-Native Species Identification Guide http://clydeforum.com/attachments/article/64/DangleBookLowRes30-7-12.pdf

MBA Marine Aliens Project – Identification Guide
http://mba.ac.uk/bishop/non-native-species

Guidance on reporting non-native species

Clyde Forum
http://clydeforum.com/index.php/projects/invasive-species

GB Non-native Species Secretariat
http://www.nonnativespecies.org/index.cfm?sectionid=81

Scottish Natural Heritage
http://www.snh.gov.uk/protecting-scotlands-nature/safeguarding-biodiversity/nonnative-species/id-and-report/

Rapid Response and Contingency Plans

GB NNSS Website – Species Alert Page (see Asian Hornet Rapid Response Plan)
http://www.nonnativespecies.org/alerts/index.cfm

Gyrodactylus salaris Contingeny Plan
http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/1062/0115961.pdf