Reports and Presentations

The Marine Invasive Species Program reports to the California Legislature on a variety of program activities. The reports are listed below. Staff also give presentations on invasive species and reducing the risk of shipping mediated nonindigenous species introductions. These presentations are given to audiences at conferences and meetings throughout the world.


Biennial Reports

Reports on Marine Invasive Species Program Activities

2017 | 2015 | 2013 | 2011 | 2009 | 2007 | 2005 | 2003

Treatment Technology Reports and Updates

Assessments of the Efficacy, Availability, and Environmental Impacts of Ballast Water Treatment Technologies for Use in California Waters

  • Biofouling Report - Commercial Vessel Fouling in California: Analysis, Evaluation, and Recommendations to Reduce Nonindigenous Species Release from the Non-Ballast Water Vector, 2006
  • Performance Standards Report - Report on Performance Standards for Ballast Water Discharges in California Waters, 2006
  • California and Federal Comparison Report - California's Marine Invasive Species Program and the United States federal programs that manage vessels as vectors of nonindigenous species: A comparison of the relative effectiveness at reducing the risk of nonindigenous species introductions from maritime shipping activities, 2013


Contact a program representative to request other Marine Invasive Species Program presentations.

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MISP Online Reporting

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Information and Resources



Assistant Chief, Marine Environmental Protection
Nicole Dobroski (916) 574-0742

Ballast Water Performance Standards/Treatment Technologies
Jonathan Thompson (916) 574-2276

Biofouling and Ballast Water
Lina Ceballos Osuna (916) 574-1864
Raya Nedelcheva (916) 574-2568

Biofouling Management
Chris Scianni (562) 499-6390

Jackie Mackay (562) 499-6312