Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

16 results for Faxonius virilis (Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
1796 Faxonius virilis Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Faxonius virilis feeds upon macroinvertebrates including the snails Physa gyrina... 25553
1797 Faxonius virilis Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory Faxonius virilis heavily impacts the growth and shoot morphology of macrophytes, including... 33441
1860 Faxonius virilis Competition Observational Field The introduction of Faxonius virilis has led to the extirpation the native Faxonius... 28545
1861 Faxonius virilis Competition Experimental Laboratory Native Piedmont crayfish (Cambarus sp. C) showed reduced survivability in the precence of Faxonious... 29981
1891 Faxonius virilis Food Web Anecdotal Laboratory The ability of Faxonius virilis to impact plants density, growth, and morphology can... 33441
1892 Faxonius virilis Food Web Anecdotal N/A Faxonius virilis has a strong effect on snail populations which have a effect on... 33452
1893 Faxonius virilis Food Web Observational Field Faxonius virilis has altered the food web in areas it is introduced, as it becomes a... 33460
1904 Faxonius virilis Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Faxonius virilis can reduce macroinvertebrate density and species composition. 25553
1905 Faxonius virilis Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Faxonius virilis heavily impacts the growth and shoot morphology of macrophytes, including... 33441
1906 Faxonius virilis Habitat Alteration Experimental Laboratory Through plant cutting and sediment disurbance, Faxonius virilis can change the plant... 30937
1924 Faxonius virilis Water Quality Experimental Laboratory Faxonius virilis can change the electrical conductivity and turbidity of water. 30937
1957 Faxonius virilis Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Faxonius virilis has altered the food web in areas it is introduced, as it becomes a... 33460
1991 Faxonius virilis Recreation Observational N/A Faxonius virilis is used as bait by anglers 27356
2378 Faxonius virilis Harvest Anecdotal N/A Faxonius virilis is commercially harvested in its introduced range in the San Francisco... 13531
5234 Faxonius virilis Competition Anecdotal Field In field sampling for crayfishes in reaches of the Snake River Drainage, no native crayfish... 38029
5235 Faxonius virilis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field There is a concern that the presence of Faxonius virilis in the Snake River Drainage in... 38029

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