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Contrasting the thermal ecology of the native Coldwater Crayfish and the native Ringed Crayfish: do these species have similar thermal tolerances and preferences?

Duration

July 2015 - July 2016

Narrative

we investigate the thermal preference and
tolerance of the invasive ringed crayfish Orconectes neglectus chaenodactylus and the native coldwater
crayfish Orconectes eupunctus in a laboratory setting to enhance our understanding of invasive species
dynamics.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 237

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 714

Scientific Publications: 1979

Presentations: 4410

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Missouri Department of Conservation

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey