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List of invasive alien plants and fungus species in our watershed:

Species name

 

Common name

Alliaria petiolata*

Garlic Mustard

Celastrus orbiculatus*

Oriental bittersweet

Chelidonium majus

Celandine, Swallow wort, Wartweed

Cronartium ribicola

White pine blister rust

Lupinus arboreus

Bush Lupine

Lythrum salicaria* 

Purple loosestrife

Ophiostoma ulmi*

Dutch elm disease

Pinus sylvestris 

Scots pine, Scotch pine

Sirococcus clavigignenti-juglandacearum

Butternut canker

*Species with high threat status as indicated in the Canadian Wildlife Federation's Invasive Species in Canada publication:
Canadian Wildlife Federation, 2003, Invasive Species in Canada

 

 

List of invasive aquatic species that may have already invaded our watershed due to their ability to tolerate low salinity levels in the water:

 

 

SPECIES NAME

COMMON NAME(S)

 

 

Aphanius (Atherina) boyeri

Black Sea silverside

Benthophilus stellatus

Starry goby

Botrylloides violaceus

Violet Tunicate

Botryllus schlosseri 

Golden Star Tunicate

Carassius auratus

Goldfish

Carcinus maenus

Green Crab

Channa argus

Northern Snakehead

Colpomenia peregrine

Oyster Thief

Ctenopharyngodon idella

Grass Carp

Dorosoma cepedianum

Gizzard Shad

Eriocheir sinensis

Mitten Crab

Esox niger*

Chain pickerel

Gambusia affinis

Mosquitofish

Gymnocephalus cernuus

Eurasian Ruffe

Hemigrapsus sanguineus

Asian Shore Crab

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

Silver Carp

Lepomis humilis

Orangespotted Sunfish

Leuciscus idus

Golden Orfe

Neogobius melanostomus

Round Goby

Orconectes rusticus

Rusty Crayfish

Perca fluviatilis 

European Perch

Proteorhinus semilunaris

Tubenose Goby

Urosalpinx cinerea

Oyster Drill

 

*Species with high threat status as indicated in the Canadian Wildlife Federation's Invasive Species in Canada publication:
Canadian Wildlife Federation, 2003, Invasive Species in Canada

 

List of invasive alien insects and arachnids in New Brunswick, and possibly in our watershed:

 

SPECIES NAME

COMMON NAME(S)

 

 

Adelges piceae 

Balsam woolly adelgid

Chiracanthium mildei

Black-footed spider

Coleophora laricella 

Larch casebearer

Coleophora serratella  

Birch casebearer

Cryptococcus fagisuga * 

Beech scale

Diprion similis 

Introduced pine sawfly

Fenusa pusilla 

Birch leafminer

Forficula auricularia 

European earwig

Gilpinia hercyniae 

European spruce sawfly

Lymantria dispar 

Gypsy moth

Operophtera brumata*  

Winter moth

Orgyia antiqua 

Rusty tussock moth

Orgyia leucostigma  

 

Whitemarked tussock moth

Paravespula vulgaris

Common yellow-jacket hornet

Pristiphora erichsonii 

Larch sawfly

Pristiphora geniculata 

Mountain ash sawfly

Profenusa thomsoni  

Ambermarked birch leafminer

Rhyacionia buoliana  

European pine shoot moth

Taeniothrips inconsequens 

Pear thrips

Xanthogaleruca luteola  

Elm leaf beetle

 

*Species with high threat status as indicated in the Canadian Wildlife Federation's Invasive Species in Canada publication:
Canadian Wildlife Federation, 2003, Invasive Species in Canada

 

List of potentially invasive alien plants and species found in Atlantic Canada:

SPECIES NAME

COMMON NAME(S)

 

 

 Acinos arvensis

Mother-of-thyme

Alnus glutinosa

European alder, Black alder

Angelica sylvestris

Angelica

Asperula odorata

Sweet woodruffe

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese barberry

Carduus nutans

Nodding thistle, Musk thistle

Centaurea maculosa

Spotted knapweed

Cytisus scoparius

Scotch broom

Galium mollugo

White bedstraw, Cleavers, Wild madder

Glyceria maxima

Great manna grass

Iris pseudoacorus

Yellow flag

Medicago sativa

Alfalfa

Origanum vulgare

Wild marjoram, Wintersweet, Organdy

Poa compressa

Canada Blue grass

Poa pratensis

Kentucky blue grass

List of aquatic species potentially invasive species found in Atlantic Canada watercourses and the Bay of Fundy:

SPECIES NAME

COMMON NAME(S)

 

 

Clupeonella caspia

Black Sea sprat

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

Bighead Carp

Lepisosteus platostomus

Shortnose Gar

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus

Oriental Weatherloach

Misgurnus fossilis

Weatherloach

Neogobius fluviatilis

Monkey goby

Notropis buchanani

Ghost Shiner

Phenacobius mirabilis

Suckermouth Minnow

Phoxinus phoxinus

Eurasian Minnow

Scardinius erythrophthalmus

Rudd

Tinca tinca

Tench

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