Browse by Subject "crayfish"
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Crayfish: Scavenger or deadly predator? Examining a potential predator-prey relationship between crayfish and benthic fish in aquatic food webs (2012-02-06)Benthic food webs are complex and often poorly understood. Crayfish in particular play a key role in the transfer of energy to higher trophic levels, and can constitute the highest proportion of benthic invertebrate biomass ...
(Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1985-09)Crayfishes and shrimps (Decapoda) are conspicuous components of the aquatic environments of Illinois. Although only 23 species are known to inhabit the state, they are among our largest aquatic invertebrates and often are ...
(2015-01-21)In order to effectively manage and conserve species, it is essential to have a basic understanding of their ecology. Unfortunately, such information is unavailable for most crayfish species, including the two members of ...
Habitat, landscape, and climate effects on riparian predator-prey interactions in a human-dominated ecosystem (2014-01-16)Predator-prey interactions form ecologically significant links between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and may be particularly important in riparian ecosystems with highly variable habitat features in human-dominated ...