Reports, documents and links

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MSFD UK Priority Monitoring Species List (Word)

MSFD UK Priority Species ID Guides (PDF)

Biosecurity and Awareness Raising

Marine Biosecurity Planning Guidance for Wales and England (PDF) (Natural England and Natural Resources Wales 2015)

Marine Biosecurity Planning Guidance (Word) - Biosecurity plan template document

Marine Biosecurity Plan Template - Construction Activities (Word)

Marine Biosecurity Plan Template - Events (Word)

Marine Biosecurity Plan Template - Estuary Wide (Word)

Example Biosecurity Plan - Dean and Reddyhoff Haslar Marina (PDF)

Example Biosecurity Plan - Quay Marinas Conway (PDF)

Marine Biosecurity Planning Project 2016/17 - Final Report to Natural England (PDF)

Marine Biosecurity Planning Guidance - Training pack (PDF)

Marine Biosecurity Planning Guidance - Sample marina biosecurity plan (Word)

INNS information for the shellfish aquaculture industry (Natural England, 2015)

INNS information for the shellfish aquaculture industry Welsh language version (PDF) (Natural England, 2015)

Marine Biosecurity Planning Guidance Document for Scotland (external link) (Scottish Natural Heritage 2014)

Risk Reduction (Biosecurity) Guidance - Lessons Learned (PDF) (Natural England, 2014)

Marine biosecurity planning - Identification of best practice: review (PDF) (Firth of Clyde Forum, 2011)

Marine biosecurity information - key guidance documents and websites (Word)

Further information on invasive non native species (external link)

North Wales Marine Aliens Tool Kit
Project report


  1. INNS Projects (Excel)
  2. INNS Project Plan (JPG)
  3. Introduction to the Workshop (PowerPoint)
  4. Marine Alien Species: An Overview (PowerPoint)
  5. Marine Alien Species: Champions (PowerPoint)
  6. Marine Alien Species: Biosecurity (PowerPoint)
  7. Event Poster Template (Word)
  8. CCD Marine Plants Bilingual (PDF)
  9. Mitten Crab (JPG)
  10. Pacific Oyster (JPG)
  11. Wakame (JPG)
  12. Slipper Limpet (JPG)
  13. Wireweed (JPG)
  14. Useful Links (JPG)
  15. Roller Marine Aliens (PDF)
  16. MASC Logo (JPG)
  17. MASC Logo (PNG)
  18. MAS Information (Word)
  19. NWWLT Marine Pathways Champions Project Report 31 March 2014 (PDF)

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