Nova Scotia

Web Addresses

Primary ANS Contacts

Freshwater Plants:

  • Marian Munro
    Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
    1747 Summer St.
    Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6
    phone: 902.424.3564
    zinckmc@gov.ns.ca

Freshwater Animals:

  • Murray Hill
    NS Dept of Agriculture and Fisheries
    Fisheries and Aquaculture Services, Inland Fisheries Division
    P.O. Box 700
    Pictou, NS, BOK 1H0
    phone:902.485.7021
    hillm@gov.ns.ca
  • Andrew Hebda
    Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
    1747 Summer St.
    Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6
    phone: 902.424.6455
    Hebdaaj@gov.ns.ca

Saltwater Plants:

  • Marian Munro
    Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
    1747 Summer St.
    Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6
    phone: 902.424.3564
    zinckmc@gov.ns.ca

Saltwater Animals:

  • Andrew Bagnall
    NS Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
    Fisheries and Aquaculture Services, Aquaculture Development and Extension Services
    P.O. Box 2223
    Halifax, NS, B3J 3C4
    phone: 902.424.0355
    bagnalag@gov.ns.ca
  • Andrew Hebda
    Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
    1747 Summer St.
    Halifax, NS, B3H 3A6
    phone: 902.424.6455
    Hebdaaj@gov.ns.ca
  • Atlantic Shore, Bay of Fundy
    Benedikte Vercaemer
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Bedford Institute of Oceanography
    1 Challenger Dr., P.O. Box 1006
    Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 4A2
    phone: 902.426.6733
    VercaemerB@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Panel Membership

Agency

  • NS Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

Representative
  • Jason Leblanc, NS Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Species Actively Managed

Plants

Animals

  • Common periwinkle (Littorina littorea)
  • Golden star tunicate (Botryllus schlosseri)
  • Vase tunicate (Ciona intestinalis)
  • Violet tunicate (Botrylloides violaceus)

Other Established Species of Concern

Plants

  • Oyster thief (Coduim fragile ssp. tomentosoides)

Animals

  • Clubbed tunicate (Styela clava)
  • European sea squirt (Ascidiella aspersa)
  • Green crab (Carcinus maenas)
  • Japanese skeleton shrimp (Caprella mutica)   
  • Lacy bryozoan (Membranipora membranacea)
  • Pancake batter tunicate (Didemnum vexillum

Programs/Resources

  • Invasive Tunicate Action Research Team (ITART)

Protecting the marine and freshwater resources of the Northeast from invasive aquatic nuisance species