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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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Inter-country differences in the cultural ecosystem services provided by cockles.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Jackson-Bué, M. & Brito, A. C. & Cabral, S. & Carss, D. N. & Carvalho, F. & Chainho, P. & Ciutat, A. & Couñago Sanchez, E. & Montaudouin, X. de & Fernández Otero, R. M. & Incera Filgueira, M. & Fitch, A. & Garbutt, A. & Goedknegt, M. A. & Lynch, S. A. & Mahony, K. E. & Maire, O. & Malham, S. K. & Orvain, F. & Rocroy, M. & Olivier, A. van der S. & Jones, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Coastal systems provide many cultural ecosystem services (CES) to humans. Fewer studies have focused solely on CES, while those comparing CES across c...

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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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Morecambe Bay SAC subtidal cobble and Boulder skear communities drop-down video survey: final report.

Published online: 16 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Hawes, W. J. & O'Dell, J. & Axelsson, M. & Dewey, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to present the results of a drop-down video survey in order to inform condition monitoring of the subtidal cobble and boulder skear c...

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Solway Firth SAC / Allonby Bay pMCZ Rocky Scar Grounds and Annex I Reef Drop-down Video Survey: Final Report.

Published online: 15 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: O'Dell, J. & Hawes, W. J. & Shakspeare, A. & Axelsson, M. & Dewey, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presented the result of drop-down video survey of the Allonby Bay pMCZ and Solway Firth SAC survey areas which aimed to assess the extent ...

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Solway Firth SAC Rocky Scar Ground Community Condition Monitoring 2014.

Published online: 16 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Curtis, L. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the results of a study to monitor and assess the extent and condition of the intertidal rocky scars sub-feature on the English si...

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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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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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The 'dirty dozen': socio-economic factors amplify the invasion potential of 12 high-risk aquatic invasive species in Great Britain and Ireland.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Gallardo, B. & Aldridge, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquatic invasive species are a growing concern to environmental managers because of their diverse impacts on aquatic biodiversity and high eradication...

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