Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is asking all water users to report any new sightings of Lagarosiphon major in Lough Corrib to info@caisie.ie, info@fisheriesireland.ie or by using the new IFI Invasive Species Smartphone App.  This highly invasive aquatic weed is present at over 160 sites in the lake with its most southerly known occurrence recorded in [...]

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The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome recent addition to the fauna of Irish rivers and lakes. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in Ireland in the River Barrow near St Mullin’s [...]

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This weekend (2nd – 3 rd of February) the Inland Fisheries Ireland invasive species team will be at the Hooked Live! Angling Exhibition in City West in Dublin.  We will be on hand to showcase some of the notorious aquatic invaders present in our rivers and lakes and discuss any such invasive species [...]

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An EU Life+ CAISIE Project talk on ‘Aquatic Invasive Species in Ireland’ was given to the students and staff of the Zoology Department in the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) on the 22nd of January as part of their seminar series. Dr Michael Millane provided an overview on the range of  aquatic invasive species [...]

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On Thursday the 31st of January, the CAISIE team will attend the ENVIRON Conference 2013 in NUI Galway.  We will be on hand to showcase some of the notorious aquatic invaders present in our rivers and lakes and discuss any such invasive species issues that take your interest. Come and visit the demonstration stand to [...]

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