About the ICC

Invasive Crayfish Collaboration

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The Invasive Crayfish Collaborative (ICC) brings industry, science, and land management stakeholders together to improve the management of invasive crayfish in the Great Lakes Region. It is convened and facilitated by Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Illinois Natural History Survey with funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

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The aquarium pet trade as a source of potentially invasive crayfish species in Serbia

Lipták, B., Zorić, K., Patoka, J., Kouba, A., & Paunović, M. (2023). Biologia, 1-9.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11756-023-01347-0


An invasive species revisited: Continued displacement of native crayfishes by the invasive Faxonius rusticus (Girard, 1852)(Decapoda: Astacidea: Cambaridae) in Illinois after 25 years

Swedberg, D. A., Taylor, C. A., & Carlson, M. C. (2023). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 43(1), ruad007. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/ruad007


Long‐term macrophyte and snail community responses to population declines of invasive rusty crayfish (Faxonius rusticus)

Szydlowski, D. K., Elgin, A. K., Lodge, D. M., Tiemann, J. S., & Larson, E. R. (2023). Ecological Applications, e2818. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2818


Observations of claw differences in an invasive crayfish (Orconectes virilis)

Luzardo, A., Johnson, N. M., Custelcean, J., Prevost, S., Sampson, C., Vamosi, S. M., & Baumgartner, E. (2023). Biodiversity Observations, 13, 106-112. https://doi.org/10.15641/bo.1222


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