Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii
(Red Swamp Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Impact ID1908
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionProcambarus clarkii has been shown to attack adult California newts during experments, which changes their behaviror, as they spend more time on land avoiding the crayfish, which resulted in a decrease in breeding of the newts compared to newts without crayfish present.
Reference14776
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2024].

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