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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: 2

Masters Students: 12

Phd Students: 7

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 5

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 19

Scientific Publications: 68

Presentations: 253

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Missouri Department of Conservation

Links

Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Missouri Department of Conservation
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Missouri
  5. Wildlife Management Institute