Invasive Crayfish Collaborative.
The Invasive Crayfish Collaborative includes representatives of Great Lakes local, state and federal natural resource agencies, universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private businesses. These experts and stakeholders are working towards the region’s collective ability to manage and control invasive crayfish.
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
Google. YouTube; University of Wisconsin-Madison. Center for Limnology.
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source. Or, to display all related content view all resources for Rusty Crayfish.
Council or Task Force
Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program (Canada).
DOI. NPS. Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway.
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Marine Invasions Research Lab.
State and Local Government
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
- DiDonato, G.T. and D.M. Lodge. 1993. Species replacements among Orconectes crayfishes in Wisconsin lakes: the role of predation by fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50(7):1484-1488.
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Orconectes rusticus. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].
- Wilson, K.A., J.J. Magnuson, D.M. Lodge, A.M. Hill, T.K. Kratz, W.L. Perry, and T.V. Willis. 2004. A long-term rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) invasion: dispersal patterns and community change in a north temperate lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61(11):2255-2266.