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Tags: invasive species

Views: 163
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September 1, 2020

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Goldfish are a harmful aquatic invasive species and can be found across Alberta – this distribution map depicts the locations found within the province. Goldfish invade aquatic ecosystems and pose severe threats to aquatic habitats and native fish populations.


Views: 25
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July 1, 2020

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This series highlights the many ways Albertans have given their time and talents towards conserving the natural wonders of Alberta’s land, waterways and habitats.


Views: 114
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June 9, 2020

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Quick fact card about Chinese mystery snail, an aquatic invasive species in Alberta. The Chinese mystery snail is a freshwater snail, native to eastern Asia and introduced to North America through pet trade as well as the aquaculture industry for culinary purposes. It has been found in one...


Views: 220
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February 20, 2020

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One-page infographic providing an overview of whirling disease in Alberta.


Views: 261
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January 21, 2020

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Questions and misconceptions about whirling disease are identified and addressed.


Views: 552
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December 1, 2019

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This alert provides information on the Chinese mystery snail, which was found for the first time in Alberta in Lake McGregor, in 2019. The fact sheet includes a description of the snail, why it is listed as a threat, and how the snails are spread.


Views: 657
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December 1, 2019

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This alert provides information on the Oriental weather loach, which was discovered "for sale" at a major aquarium retailer in Alberta. The fact sheet includes a description of the loach, why it is listed as a threat, and how the loach can spread.


Views: 85
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December 1, 2019

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This alert provides information on the yellow floating heart, which was detected for the first time in Alberta in an Edmonton waterbody in 2019. The fact sheet includes a description of the plan, why it is listed as a threat, and how it can spread.


Views: 428
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October 22, 2019

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The plan provides a consistent framework to guide response actions needed to detect, assess and respond to an aquatic invasive species introduction anywhere in Alberta. It identifies the roles and responsibilities of different levels of government and stakeholders and how they may be involved in...


Views: 184
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June 1, 2019

Description

One-page infographic presenting facts on the problems associated with releasing goldfish in Alberta waterbodies.