Cherax quadricarinatus
Cherax quadricarinatus
(Australian redclaw crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Exotic

Impact ID5172
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionMacroinvertebrate species richness, including gastropod species richness, was lower in pools that had been invaded by Cherax quadricarinatus in northwestern Australia (where C. quadricarinatus is a native transplant).Invertebrate composition was also significantly different between the invaded and non-invaded pools.
Reference37838
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationNorthwestern Australia

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