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MARINE BIOSECURITY – LINKS TO KEY GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS AND WEBSITES

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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