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Search for a species and see our distribution records on a map of New Zealand.

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Find out about marine pests and their management in New Zealand

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Read about current marine biosecurity research.

20 Mar 2020

Long-term indicators for non-indigenous species (NIS) in marine systems

The ‘Our Marine Environment’ report released by the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and Stats NZ ...
17 Feb 2020

Counting the cost of biofouling pests on mussel aquaculture

Non-native biofouling species are an increasing problem for shellfish aquaculture. Infestations on g...
28 Jan 2020

Ecosystem impacts of the Mediterranean fanworm

The Mediterranean fanworm (Sabella spallanzanii) has hitch hiked around New Zealand since its discov...