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The common frog is one of the amphibians with the highest distribution in the Iberian Peninsula. It reproduces preferably in permanent areas of water where it comes into contact with the red swamp crayfish, which preys on its larvae.
The small ostracod, or seed shrimp, Ankylocythere sinuosa, lives on other crayfish and measures just half a millimeter in length. For the first time, Spanish scientists have found the ostracod in Europe.
Research from Queen Mary, University of London has found one of the most invasive species on the planet earth is able to source food from the land as well as its usual food sources in the water.
Louisiana red swamp crayfish and common carp are two of the most invasive species on the planet yet how they interact has only recently been revealed by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
Crayfish make surprisingly complex, cost-benefit calculations, finds a University of Maryland study - opening the door to a new line of research that may help unravel the cellular brain activity involved in human decisions.
University of Notre Dame graduate students Matthew Barnes and Ashley Baldridge travel to China to better understand why some welcome the introduction of Louisiana crayfish despite the damage the invaders do to native fishes and crops.
By Hilary Burke ST. MARTINVILLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Louisiana families get together for crawfish boils instead of barbecues, scooping tender tail meat from the small, lobster-like beasts and sucking their heads for fats and juices.
The Red Swamp Crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, also commonly known as the Red Swamp Crawfish, Louisiana Crawfish or Louisiana Crayfish, is a freshwater crayfish species. Charles FrÃ©dÃ©ric Girard named the genus in honor of John H. Clark, who in 1851 surveyed the U.S. American border. Although native to the southeastern United States, it is also found on other continents, where it is considered an invasive nuisance. The Red Swamp Crayfish natively ranges along the Gulf coast from...