Report of the Working Group on Introductions and Transfers of Marine Organisms (WGITMO)
The 44th meeting of the Working Group on Introductions and Transfers of Marine Organisms (WGITMO) was held in Caniçal, Madeira, Portugal, 7–9 March 2018. This meeting included a joint day with the Working Group on Ballast Water and Other Ship Vectors (WGBOSV). The meeting was hosted by João Canning-Clode (Portugal) and chaired by Cynthia McKenzie (Canada). The meeting was attended by 34 scientists, from 21 countries; six additional scientists participated in person, and five participated by webconference on the joint meeting day with WGBOSV. The objective of the meeting was to communicate new information and discuss several aspects of the introductions and transfers of marine organisms relevant to the six terms of reference for the working group.
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