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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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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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