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Monitoring a Norwegian freshwater crayfish tragedy: eDNA snapshots of invasion, infection and extinction.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Strand, D. A. & Johnsen, S. I. & Rusch, J. C. & Agersnap, S. & Larsen, W. B. & Knudsen, S. W. & Møller, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European noble crayfish Astacus astacus is threatened by crayfish plague caused by the oomycete Aphanomyces astaci, which is spread by the invasiv...

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Developing a robust technique to detect populations of endangered native white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes, invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus and crayfish plague Aphanomyces astaci in lotic systems using innovative eDNA approaches.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Farmer, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

eDNA sampling was carried out on known populations of white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes and invasive signal crayfish Pacifastacus lenius...

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Detection of crayfish plague spores in large freshwater systems.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Strand, D. A. & Jussila, J. & Johnsen, S. I. & Viljamaa-Dirks, S. & Edsman, L. & Wiik-Nielsen, J. & Viljugrein, H. & Engdahl, F. & Vrålstad, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous European freshwater crayfish (ICS) are threatened due to invasive North American freshwater crayfish that are natural carriers of Aphanomyc...

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The 'pritchard trap': a novel quantitative survey method for crayfish.

Published online: 04 Jul 2021

Authors: Pritchard, E. G. & Chadwick, D. D. A. & Patmore, I. R. & Chadwick, M. A. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. As crayfish invasions continue to threaten native freshwater biota, a detailed understanding of crayfish distribution and population structure beco...

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Time to establishment success for introduced signal crayfish in Sweden - a statistical evaluation when success is partially known.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Sahlin, U. & Smith, H. G. & Edsman, L. & Bengtsson, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus is an invasive species in Sweden, threatening the red-listed nobel crayfish Astacus astacus through sprea...

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Flow regimes control the establishment of invasive crayfish and alter their effects on lotic macroinvertebrate communities.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Mathers, K. L. & White, J. C. & Fornaroli, R. & Chadd, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native species (INNS) threaten biodiversity and ecosystem functioning globally. However, there remains a pressing need to understand the ...

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A novel 'triple drawdown' method highlights deficiencies in invasive alien crayfish survey and control techniques.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Chadwick, D. D. A. & Pritchard, E. G. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Chadwick, M. A. & Eagle, L. J. B. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater crayfish can be successful invaders that threaten native biota and aquatic ecosystems in numerous countries worldwide. Nonetheless, the ina...

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Environmental DNA surveillance for invertebrate species: advantages and technical limitations to detect invasive crayfish Procambarus clarkii in freshwater ponds.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Tréguier, A. & Paillisson, J. M. & Dejean, T. & Valentini, A. & Schlaepfer, M. A. & Roussel, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of non-native species is a major threat to biodiversity. While eradication programs of well-established invaders are costly and hazar...

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Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Dougherty, M. M. & Larson, E. R. & Renshaw, M. A. & Gantz, C. A. & Egan, S. P. & Erickson, D. M. & Lodge, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Early detection is invaluable for the cost-effective control and eradication of invasive species, yet many traditional sampling techniques are ineffec...

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Effectiveness of artificial amphibian breeding sites against non-native species in a public protected area in Tuscany, Italy.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bruni, G. & Ricciardi, G. & Vannini, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The spread of non-native invasive species is among the factors thought to be responsible for the recent global declines in amphibian populations. In a...

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