submit a New sighting! 

Let us know about sightings of unrecorded species on an island or island site, stowaways on vessels, or species of concern at a mainland departure point

Please fill out the form to your right and Submit any digital evidence of your sighting to Your sighting will be sent to the California Islands Biosecurity Manager for follow-up processing.
Date of Sighting *
Date of Sighting
Level of Alert *
Where did the sighting happen?
Commonly used site name
If collected
If collected
Habitat where sighting occurred
Commonly used name for what you sighted. Please use the most detailed name you can provide with confidence (e.g., "a rodent" or "Norway rat")
Genus species/subspecies
What type of evidence did you collect for species verification? Please email digital evidence to
What markings, characteristics or behaviors did you observe that helped to identify the species?
Brief description of sighting as it happened and any important details for relocating the site.