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Rhode Island

Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater Fishing

Invasive Species

The Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species!

Attention Boaters: Inspect vessel carefully before & after use!

  • Remove ALL weeds and plant fragments from water craft & trailer before & after use
  • Drain boat & motor far from water; allow to dry before next use
  • Clean off all waders, boots and gear after use in any waterbody
  • Do not release bait of aquarium fish, shellfish or plants

For more information contact:

RI Department of Environmental Management Division of Fish and Wildlife (407) 789-0281 or (401) 789-7481
Examples of Invasive Species: