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

29 results for Faxonius rusticus (Rusty Crayfish)

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Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
1789 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory During mesocosm experiments, F. rusticus reduced the abundance of the native snail species... 24564
1790 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory During mesocosm experiments, F. rusticus reduced the abundance of the native snail species... 24564
1791 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Walleye (Sander vitreum) eat a significant number of Faxonius rusticus. 25542
1792 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Faxonius rusticus reduced the number of Faxonius propinquus in an experiement... 20638
1793 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Faxonius rusticus reduces macrophyte biomass through both consumption and noncompsumtive... 14834
1794 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Many native fish species feed on F. rusticus. 27343
1795 Faxonius rusticus Predation/Herbivory Observational Laboratory The imperiled, native Eastern hellbender, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, feeds on the introduced... 32126
1851 Faxonius rusticus Competition Observational Field Observations show that Faxonius rusticus can diplace Faxonius virilis in its... 25542
1852 Faxonius rusticus Competition Observational Field Observations show that Faxonius rusticus can diplace Faxonius propinquus where... 25542
1853 Faxonius rusticus Competition Observational Field Faxonius rusticus outcompetes native crayfish once it becomes established in a new area. 27348
1854 Faxonius rusticus Competition Observational Field Faxonius rusticus outcompetes native crayfish once it becomes established in a new area. 27348
1855 Faxonius rusticus Competition Experimental Laboratory The presence of Faxonius rusticus reduces the size and increases mortality of Faxonius... 20638
1856 Faxonius rusticus Competition Experimental Laboratory The presence of Faxonius rusticus reduces the size and increases mortality of Faxonius... 20638
1857 Faxonius rusticus Competition Observational Field Faxonius rusticus hydridizes with Faxonius propinquus in its native range... 13217
1858 Faxonius rusticus Competition Anecdotal Field Since the introduciton of F. rusticus out of its native range results in a reduction and... 30926
1859 Faxonius rusticus Competition Observational Field Faxonius rusticus outcompetes and eliminates Faxonius virilis in some areas of... 26612
1896 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Anecdotal observations attribute the introduction of F. rusticus to the declines in... 25542
1897 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Observational Field Benthic invertebrate community densities are reduced greatly in the presence of rusty crayfish in... 17942
1898 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Faxonius rusticus reduces macrophyte diversity through selective macrophyte destruction... 14834
1899 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Observational Field The presence of F. rusticus has been show to result in a lower species richness, abundace... 30926
1900 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory F. rusticus creates tubidity in its envrioment that results in an increase of harmful algae blooms... 31205
1901 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Experimental Field Native crayfish change their behaviors in the presence of the nonnative F. rusticus. 30954
1902 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Experimental Field The introduction of F. rusticus results in the reduction in macroinvertebrate densities in... 30953
1903 Faxonius rusticus Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory The consumption of periphyton by the rusty crayfish outside its native range has been shown to... 14607
1925 Faxonius rusticus Genetic Observational Field Faxonius rusticus hydridizes with Faxonius propinquus in its native range... 13217
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