Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Impact ID1925
Impact TypeGenetic
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionFaxonius rusticus hydridizes with Faxonius propinquus in its native range, produce offspring and changing the genetic makeup of the native species, which is ecologically different from F. rusticus; male F. rusticus also outcompete native males for native mates.
Reference13217
Great Lakes RegionNo
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