The University of New Hampshire Zoology Department reports on a study designed to synthesize existing data on invasive species in the estuary and the surrounding area, compare succession between two panel studies (1979 to 1982 and 2003 to 2006), seasonally monitor invasive species in the Great Bay Estuary, and identify predators of invasive species. Researchers identified species most likely to invade the Great Bay Estuary, analyzed succession between two long-term panel studies separated by approximately 25 years, collected presence/absence and abundance data of invasive species at four sites within the Great Bay Estuarine System and identified potential predators of invasive species. This report gives a brief description of the results of the long-term comparative study and specifically includes monitoring data from 2006 on invasive species and predator distribution patterns in the Great Bay Estuary.
Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership
New Hampshire Estuaries Project
Harris, Larry G. and Dijkstra, Jennifer A., "Seasonal Appearance and Monitoring of Invasive Species in the Great Bay Estuarine System" (2007). PREP Reports & Publications. 65.