Over the last 10 years there have been a variety of regional planning efforts that have developed agreed upon AIS management goals for the Great Lakes. Here we are developing metrics to help track progress towards agreed upon regional goals.

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Prevention: Trade in Live Organisms

Trade in live organisms is commonly managed through the implementation of regulated species lists, which identify species that are illegal to sell or possess in a jurisdiction. However, inconsistencies in regulated species lists may result in an invasive species being legal to sell in some jurisdictions, creating an opportunity for introduction into the region.