International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
Individual Member Profile
Dr. David WH Wong Environmental Analyst
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Position in the INVASIVESNET Associate Member
Associate Editor of Aquatic Invasions, BioInvasions Records and Management of Biological Invasions
Expertise Dr. David WH Wong has a PhD in Marine Ecology, a MS and BSc in Aquaculture/Fisheries. He is interested in Biological Invasions and Environmental Protection. He has studied about 20 individual marine and freshwater invasive species since 1990s. He is an expert in ecology, physiology, and early detection of Aquatic Invasive Species. Working with colleagues and students, he always tries to find practical and environmentally friendly solutions for aquatic invasive species prevention and control to restore and protect our valuable but limited resources such as Lakes, Rivers, and Estuaries. Dr. Wong has provided consulting services for +100 entities. He has over 130 public presentations (including keynote addresses), three edited books/journal issues, and 69 peer-reviewed publications. David has also provided services (member or chair) to 22 local/regional/national professional committees.
Expertise Keywords
Ecology and Physiology of Aquatic Invasive Species; Prevention and Early Detection of Aquatic Invasive Species; Control and Management of Aquatic Invasive Species; Restoration and Protection of Lakes, Rivers, and Estuaries
North America; Asia
Dreissenid polymorpha; Dreissenid rostriformis bugensis; Perna viridis; Corbicula fluminea; Cipangopaludina chinensis; Potamogeton crispus; Myriophyllum spicatum; Najas minor; Cabomba caroliniana; Carassius auratus; Ctenopharyngodon idella; Hydrilla verticillata; Oreochromis niloticus; Lythrum salicaria; Phragmites australis; Myriophyllum heterophyllum; Trapa natans; Eichornia crassipes; Utricularia inflata
Zebra Mussel; Quagga Mussel; Green-lipped Mussel; Asian Clam; Chinese Mystery Snail; Curly-leave Pondweed; Eurasian Water Milfoil; European Naiad; Fanwort; Goldfish; Grass Carp; Hydrilla; Nile Tilapia; Purple loosestrife; Reed grass; Variable milfoil; Water chestnut; Water Hyacinth; Swollen Bladderwort
Projects Ecology and Biology of Aquatic Invasive Species in North America and Asia Control and Management of Aquatic Invasive Species in North America and Asia
Online databases
Editorial assignments Deputy Editor-in-Chief: BioInvasions Records; Associate Editor: Aquatic Invasions and Management of Biological Invasions
Reviewing experience Aquatic Invasions, Management of Biological Invasions, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicity, Environmental Science & Technology, Limnoloyg and Oceanography Letters, Marine Environmental Research, Fish and Shellfish Immunity, North American Journal of Aquaculture, Northeastern Naturalist, Oceanologia, Estuarines and Coasts, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Aquatic Biosystems, Journal of Great Lakes Research, Folia Malacologica, Water Research, Biofouling, Lake and Reservoir Management, Limnology & Oceanography, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Aquatic Biology, Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, Journal of Shellfish Research, Food Chemistry, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Asian Marine Biology
Professional societies 1. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2. North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 3. Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation (ERF) 4. National Shellfisheries Association (NSA) 5. International Association for Open Knowledge on Invasive Alien Species
Expert networks and working groups
Professional social networks

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