USDA APHIS Offshore Pest Information System (OPIS)

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The Offshore Pest Information System (OPIS) is a process designed to collect, analyze, communicate and use relevant international information concerning pests that are not known to occur in the U.S. Using OPIS will enable USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to meet its mission. That mission is to “safeguard American resources from exotic invasive pests and diseases.” By using OPIS, the Agency can quickly and effectively respond to imminent pest threats.