The 2007 Rapid Assessment Survey (RAS) began in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts on July 24 and was completed in Rockland, Maine on July 30. Seventeen coastal sites in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine were surveyed, twelve of which were located within four National Estuary Program (NEP) study areas. The following NEPs were included in the study: Buzzards Bay Estuary Program, Massachusetts; Massachusetts Bays Program, Massachusetts; Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership, New Hampshire; Casco Bay Estuary Partnership, Maine. In all, twenty‐five non‐native marine species were recorded. Sampling locations are listed below, from south to north. Each listing includes sampling date, time (usually one hour sampling per site), a brief site description and the non‐native species found at each location.
Pederson, J., & Smith, J. (2007). Marine Invaders in the Northeast: Rapid Assessment Survey of non‐native and native marine species of floating dock communities, July 2007. Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership.