Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Impact ID1858
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionSince the introduciton of Faxonius rusticus out of its native range results in a reduction and sometimes extirpation of native crayfish that the endangered queensnake (Regina septemvittata) relies on for food, the snake may be affected by the invasion of F. rusticus if the species continues to spread into its range.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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