Cherax quadricarinatus
Cherax quadricarinatus
(Australian redclaw crayfish)

Impact ID7734
Impact TypeAquaculture/Agriculture
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Lake Kariba Cherax quadricarinatus has been shown to consume Oreochromis niloticus in gillnets. Resulting in partially consumed fish not being sold, reducing fishermen's overall catch.
Great Lakes RegionNo
LocationLake Kariba, Zimbabwe

Return to impacts listing for Cherax quadricarinatus


The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/19/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.