About the Data
Species records include data on invasions history, distribution, ecology, impact, and more. These data were gathered from published literature and targeted surveys. All records have undergone expert review, unless otherwise noted.
The Chesapeake Bay Introduced Species Database includes detailed information on the species of marine and estuarine of invertebrates and algae introduced to Chesapeake Bay. Each record contains information on taxonomy, distribution, ecology, and impacts, as well as references.