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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: 3

Phd Students: 1

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 11

Scientific Publications: 48

Presentations: 86

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • Missouri Department of Conservation

Links

Tennessee Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Tennessee Technological University
  2. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey