Nuisance Species Task Force: The Task Force is an intergovernmental
organization dedicated to preventing and controlling aquatic nuisance
species, and implementing the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention
and Control Act of 1990.
Ballast Water Information Clearinghouse: This is a national
clearinghouse developed to synthesize, analyze, and interpret
data concerning ballast water management and ballast-mediated
invasions developed by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Smithsonian
Environmental Research Center.