Stemming the tide : controlling introductions of nonindigenous species by ships' ballast water /
The European zebra mussel in the Great Lakes, a toxic Japanese dinoflagellate transferred to Australia--such biologically and economically harmful stowaways have made it imperative to achieve better management of ballast water in ocean-going vessels. Stemming the Tide examines the introduction of no...
|Format:||Government Document Book|
Washington, D.C. :
National Academy Press,
SCIENCE > Life Sciences > Zoology > General.
Table of Contents:
- Ballast water and nonindigenous species
- Ballast water and ships
- Managing ballast water
- Shipboard treatment options
- Conclusions and recommendations.