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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?


July 2015 - July 2016


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


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 241

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 58

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 703

Scientific Publications: 1901

Presentations: 4321



Funding Agencies

  • Missouri Department of Conservation


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