Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
40004 Journal ArticleAdey, A.K., and E.R. Larson2021Testing the relationship between intraspecific competition and individual specialization across both behavior and diet
30935 NewsAllen, S.2015GFP discovers invasive rusty crayfish in South Dakota waters
29101 Journal ArticleBazer, C.E., R.L. Preston, and W.L. Perry.2016Increased salinity affects survival and osmotic response of Rusty Crayfish Orconectes rusticus Girard, 1852 and Northern Clearwater Crayfish Orconectes propinquus Girard, 1852 (Decapoda: Astacoidea: Cambaridae) as salinity increases: the potential for esturaine invasions
28332 DatabaseBear, B.2015Wyoming AIS Detections 2010-2015
17942 Journal ArticleBobeldyk, A.M., and G.A. Lamberti2008A decade after invasion: evaluating the continuing effects of rusty crayfish on a Michigan river.
29898 DatabaseBowen, A.2017Invasive species monitoring in the Lake Erie and Lake Huron, 2013-2016.
31326 DatabaseBowen, A.2018Invasive Species Catch 2017
27221 DatabaseBrady, V.2015Great Lakes Coastal Monitoring Project: inverts dataset (through 2013)
27295 DatabaseBrady, V.2015Great Lakes Coastal Monitoring Project: fish dataset (through 2014)
13214 Journal ArticleBrazner, J.C., and D.A. Jensen2000Zebra mussel [Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas)] colonization of rusty crayfish [Orconectes rusticus (Girard)] in Green Bay, Lake Michigan
29169 NewsBrean, H.2016Predators force removal of endangered fish at Spring Mountain Ranch pond
16431 Journal ArticleBronte, C.R., M.P. Ebener, D.R. Schreiner, D.S. DeVault, M.M. Petzold, D.A. Jensen, C. Richards, and S.J. Lorenzo2003Fish community change in Lake Superior, 1970-2000.
19804 NewsCaduto, M.J.2011Invasive crayfish has claws.
25542 Journal ArticleCapelli, G.M.1982Displacement of northern Wisconsin crayfish by Orconectes rusticus (Girard).
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
14621 Journal ArticleCharlebois, P.M., and G.A. Lamberti1996Invading crayfish in a Michigan stream: direct and indirect effects on periphyton and macroinvertebrates
13634 Journal ArticleCooper, J.E.2002North Carolina crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae): Notes on Distribution, Taxonomy, Life History, and Habitat.
16109 Journal ArticleCooper, J.E., and S.A. Armstrong2007Locality records and other data for invasive crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) in North Carolina.
31583 ReportCorbett, J., T. Bradshaw, K. Durscher, D. McCullough, and E. Merten2013Rusty crayfish distribution in the Upper Cedar River Drainage
27378 DatabaseCranberg, C., and R. Keller2020Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
13159 Journal ArticleDaniels, R.A., D.C. Murphy, and M.W. Klemens2001Orconectes neglectus is established in the northeast.
30954 Journal ArticleDresser, C. M., Kuhlmann, M. L., and B. J. Swanson2016Variation in native crayfish agonistic response to the invasion of the rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus (Girard, 1852)
25935 DatabaseField Museum of Natural History.2013Field Museum of Natural History invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
13635 Journal ArticleFullerton, A.H., and B.T. Watson2001New distributional records for two nonindigenous and one native crayfish in North Carolina.
14609 Journal ArticleGarvey, J.E., and R.A. Stein1993Evaluating of chela size influences the invasion potential of an introduced crayfish (Orconectes rusticus)
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
25960 DatabaseHarvard University2013Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
14838 ReportHelgen, J.C.1990The distribution of crayfishes in Minnesota.
1856 Journal ArticleHobbs, H.H., Jr.1989An illustrated checklist of the American crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae)
30714 DatabaseIllinois Natural History Survey.2017Illinois Natural History Survey Collection Databases.
27462 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2018Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
27712 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2019New York iMapInvasives
13208 BookJezerinac, R.F., G.W. Stocker, and D.C. Tarter.1994The Crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) of West Virginia.
36253 Web PageKansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.2021Researchers Discover Undocumented Crayfish Species in Kansas.
35818 NewsKelly. E.2021Invasive crayfish pose threat to Wyoming's native species, state says.
14606 Journal ArticleKershner, M.W., and D.M. Lodge1995Effects of littoral habitat and fish predation on the distribution of an exotic crayfish, Orconectes rusticus
39575 Journal ArticleKessler, R.A., IV, T.R. Black, S.J. Fraley, and M.M. Gangloff2015Molecular and morphological analyses reveal cryptic crayfish invasions in the Appalachian Mountains
25557 Journal ArticleKilian, J.V., and P. Ciccotto2011First record of the invasive Orconectes rusticus (Rusty Crayfish) from the Potomac River, Maryland.
19103 DatabaseKornis, Matt (University of Wisconsin student).2009Round goby presence in Wisconsin Lake Michigan tributaries (Unpublished data).
35574 Journal ArticleKvistad, J.T., J.T. Buckley, K.M. Robinson, T.L. Galarowicz, R.M. Claramunt, D.F. Clapp, P. O'Neill, W.L. Chadderton, A.J. Tucker, and M. Herbert2021Size segregation and seasonal patterns in rusty crayfish Faxonius rusticus distribution and abundance on northern Lake Michigan spawning reefs
31337 Journal ArticleLatzka, A. W, J.T. Crawford, A.S. Koblings, Y. Caldeira, E. Hilts, and M.J.V. Zanden2015Representing calciļ¬cation in distribution models for aquatic invasive species: surrogates perform as well as CaCO3 saturation state
30936 Journal ArticleLeon, M., Merner, M.J., Dreyer, A. A., Cooper, A., Scott, L. Berendzen, P. B., McCullough, D. A., and E. C. Merten2016Range expansion of the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus (Girard, 1852)  decapoda: astacoidea) in northeastern Iowa (USA) rivers
28450 ReportLieb, D.A., R.F. Carline, and H.M. Ingram.2007Status of native and invasive crayfish in ten National Park Service properties in Pennsylvania. Technical Report NPS/NER/NRTR-2007/85.
37043 Journal ArticleLieb, D.A., R.W. Bouchard, and R.F. Carline2011Crayfish fauna of southeastern Pennsylvania: distributions, ecology, and changes over the last century
39510 Journal ArticleLieb, D.A., R.W. Bouchard, R.F. Carline, T.R. Nuttall, J.R. Wallace, and C.L. Burkholder2011Conservation and management of crayfishes: lessons from Pennsylvania 
14834 Journal ArticleLodge, D.M., and J.G. Lorman1987Reductions in submersed macrophyte biomass and species richness by crayfish Orconectes rusticus.
14835 Journal ArticleLodge, D.M., T.K. Kratz, and G.M. Capelli1986Long-term dynamics of three crayfish species in Trout Lake, Wisconsin.
26343 Journal ArticleLodge, D.M., T.K. Kratz, and G.M. Capelli1986Long-term dynamics of three crayfish species in Trout Lake, Wisconsin.
24513 DatabaseLoughman, Z.2012Orconectes virilis and Orconectes rusticus collection in West Virginia.
40019 Journal ArticleMartin Perales, K., G.J.A. Hansen, C.L. Hein, J.T. Mrnak, B.M. Roth, J.R. Walsh, and M.J. Vander Zanden2021Spatial and temporal patterns in native and invasive crayfishes during a 19-year whole-lake invasive crayfish removal experiment
30302 DatabaseMaryland Department of Natural Resources.2012Maryland crayfishes
14613 Journal ArticleMather, M.E., and R.A. Stein1993Using growth/mortality trade-offs to explore a crayfish species replacement in stream riffles and pools
40025 Journal ArticleMerovich, G.T., Jr., M. Hearn, N.A. Smith, and V.P. Buonaccorsi2022Hybridization between two introduced, invasive crayfish species in the upper Juniata River system, Pennsylvania, USA
27950 DatabaseMichigan State University Board of Trustees.2019Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
27300 DatabaseMichigan State University.2015Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN) (Rusty Crayfish Data).
29394 ReportMichigan's Invasive Species Program2014State of Michigan's Status and Strategy for Rusty Crayfish Management
37885 DatabaseMI-EGLE2022Unpublished MI-EGLE Monitoring Data (2 spreadsheets)
33107 ReportMiller, R., and M.D. Sytsma2014Aquatic invasive species surveys of eastern Oregon waterbodies in 2013 and 2014.
13065 Journal ArticleMills, E.L., D.L. Strayer, M.D. Scheuerell, and J.T. Carlton1996Exotic species in the Hudson River basin: A history of invasions and introductions.
18054 Journal ArticleMills, E.L., M.D. Scheuerell, J.T. Carlton, and D.L. Strayer1997Biological invasions in the Hudson River basin: an inventory and historical analysis
14840 ReportMinnesota Department of Natural Resources1997MNDNR 1997 Exotic Species Annual Report.
34743 Web PageMinnesota Department of Natural Resources.2020Zebra mussels confirmed in a Sherburne County lake for the first time.
13768 NewsMinnesota Sea Grant.2004Dumping of aquarium fish causing trouble in Duluth (or Something's fishing in Rock Pond).
13767 NewsMyers, J.2004Drain a pond, save a stream.
29152 DatabaseNational Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution2016NMNH Extant Specimen and Observation Records
30965 DatabaseNorth Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission2017NCWRC Aquatic Wildlife Diversity Program database, collection records for nonindigenous aquatic species in North Carolina.
18862 Journal ArticleOlden, J.D., J.W. Adams, and E.R. Larson2009First record of Orconectes rusticus (Girard, 1852) (Decapoda, Cambaridae) west of the Great Continental Divide in North America.
26344 Journal ArticleOlden, J.D., M.J. Vander Zanden, and P.T.J. Johnson2011Assessing ecosystem vulnerability to invasive rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus).
14612 Journal ArticleOlsen, T.M., D.M. Lodge, G.M. Capelli, and R.J. Houlihan1991Mechanisms of impact of an introduced crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) on littoral congeners, snails, and macrophytes
19331 DatabaseOntario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.2009OFAH Database All Species - 2009 Download.
14628 BookPage, L.M.1985The crayfishes and shrimps (Decapoda) of Illinois.
26762 DatabasePasse, D.J.2014Rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) and other exotic species in Minnesota (unpublished data).
27278 Journal ArticlePedreschi, D., and S. Mariani.2015Towards a balanced view of pike in Ireland: a reply to Ensing.
16625 NewsPelton, T.2007'King' crawdaddy invades the state.
30176 ReportPennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission2011Susquehanna River management plan
30984 Journal ArticlePerry, W. L., and H. M. Jones2018Effects of elevated water velocity on the invasive rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus Girard, 1852) in a laboratory mesocosm
13213 Journal ArticlePerry, W.L., D.M. Lodge, and G.A. Lamberti2000Crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) impacts on zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) recruitment, other macroinvertebrates and algal biomass in a lake-outlet stream
27492 Thesis or DissertationPeters, J.A.2010Influence of habitat, predation, and spatial and temporal scales on species diversity and distributions: interactions involving rayfishes in the Laurentian Great Lakes and inland lakes
29231 Journal ArticleReisinger, L.S., A.K. Elgin, K.M. Towle, D.J. Chan, and D.M. Lodge.2017The influence of evolution and plasticity on the behavior of an invasive crayfish
13155 OtherRicherson, Myriah.2002Nonindigenous Species Data Base Voluntary Reporting Form: Orconectes rusticus.
14927 Journal ArticleRodd, J.1999Another invader attacks the Duluth/Superior Harbor.
38798 Journal ArticleSmith, J.M. Jr., Z.B. Klein, and C. Steffen2022Documentation of invasive rusty crayfish Faxonius rusticus (Girard, 1852) in Kansas
35301 DatabaseSnyder, C.2021Crayfish records in the Illinois River, Illinois (2019-2020).
24475 Journal ArticleSorenson, K.L., S.M. Bollens, and T. Counihan2012Range expansion of rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus (Girard, 1852) in the John Day River, Oregon, USA.
31269 Web PageSouth Dakota Game, Fish and Parks2015Rusty Crayfish
31508 DatabaseSouth Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.2018Aquatic invasive species by waterbody
1855 ReportTaylor, C.A.1998Introduced crayfishes in Illinois.
14010 ReportTaylor, C.A., and M. Redmer.1995Status and distribution of the rusty crayfish, Oconectes rusticus, in Illinois.
29025 NewsThe Daily Republic2015GF&P discovers invasive Rusty Crayfish in South Dakota waters
27463 Journal ArticleTurner, A.M., R.J. Bernot, and C.M. Boes2000Chemical cues modify species interactions: the ecological consequences of predator avoidance by freshwater snails
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
30077 DatabaseUSGS BioData2017Aquatic Bioassessment Data for the Nation
32415 DatabaseVital Signs Program.2018Vital Signs
18885 DatabaseWalker, Janice.2002Invertebrate database from the Smithsonian Institute.
32223 ReportWestern Regional Panel Members2018Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
14109 Journal ArticleWetzel, J.E., W.J. Poly, and J.W. Fetzner, Jr2004Morphological and genetic comparisons of golden crayfish, Orconectes luteus, and rusty crayfish, O. rusticus, with range corrections in Iowa and Minnesota.
27357 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources2015Rusty Crayfish throughout the Great Lakes Basins
27923 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR)2016Aquatic invasive species by waterbody
27924 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR).2017Lakes and rivers with invasives species
13727 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources.2003Wisconsin DNR Database, Northern Region.
35817 Web PageWyoming Game and Fish Department.2021Public asked to watch for rusty crayfish in Laramie River watershed.


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