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

22 results for Cherax quadricarinatus (Australian redclaw crayfish)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
1809 Cherax quadricarinatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Gut content analysis shows that fish prey on Cherax quadricarinatus outside of their... 33464
1865 Cherax quadricarinatus Competition Anecdotal Field Preliminary results suggest that Cherax quadricarinatus outcompetes native shrimp. 9418
1866 Cherax quadricarinatus Competition Anecdotal N/A The introduciton of Cherax quadricarinatus has the potential for competition with native... 33469
1867 Cherax quadricarinatus Competition Anecdotal N/A Based on life history traits and its invasion success, Cherax quadricarinatus has the... 30271
1895 Cherax quadricarinatus Food Web Anecdotal N/A Due to the evidence that Cherax quadricarinatus is consumed by native fish, it is possible... 33464
1959 Cherax quadricarinatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational N/A Cherax quadricarinatus carries viruses that causes mortality in a variety of crustaceans. 33465
1960 Cherax quadricarinatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational N/A Cherax quadricarinatus carries viruses that causes mortality in a variety of crustaceans... 33466
1961 Cherax quadricarinatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational N/A Cherax quadricarinatus carries a parvo-like virus, family Parvoviridae, that spreads... 33467
1962 Cherax quadricarinatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational N/A Cherax quadricarinatus has been found to carry various bacterial infections and viruses... 33468
1996 Cherax quadricarinatus Recreation Observational Field Established, introduced populations are often targeted as a bait source by anglers. 30029
1997 Cherax quadricarinatus Recreation Observational Field Established, introduced populations of Cherax quadricarinatus are often targeted as a bait... 30271
2214 Cherax quadricarinatus Harvest Anecdotal N/A Local shrimpers in Puerto Rico harvest the introduced Cherax quadricarinatus, and prefer... 33622
4233 Cherax quadricarinatus Aquaculture/Agriculture Observational Field Cherax quadricarinatus is an aquaculture pest in Macrobrachium sp. holding ponds... 36126
4234 Cherax quadricarinatus Recreation Anecdotal Field Populations of Cherax quadricarinatus could be a potential food source and benefit... 36126
5172 Cherax quadricarinatus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Macroinvertebrate species richness, including gastropod species richness, was lower in pools that... 37838
5173 Cherax quadricarinatus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Pools that had been invaded by Cherax quadricarinatus in northwestern Australia (where... 37838
5174 Cherax quadricarinatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Laboratory Cherax quadricarinatus feeds upon native macrophytes, invertebrates, fishes, and other... 37842
5175 Cherax quadricarinatus Habitat Alteration Anecdotal Laboratory Cherax quadricarinatus feeds heavily upon native macrophytes and detritus, which may cause... 37842
5183 Cherax quadricarinatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A It is possible that Cherax quadricarinatus may spread nonnative parasites to native... 37883
5188 Cherax quadricarinatus Harvest Experimental Laboratory Cherax quadricarinatus ate more dead Oreochromis mossambicus than exotic... 37892
5191 Cherax quadricarinatus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Cherax quadricarinatus ate Potamogeton nodosus, but not a significantly different... 37892
5310 Cherax quadricarinatus Food Web Anecdotal Field In reservoirs where native decapods have been extirpated, Cherax quadricarinatus may... 36126

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