Pacifastacus leniusculus (Signal Crayfish) and other non-native crayfish

Controlling invasive crayfish: Managing signal crayfish populations in small enclosed water bodies. Defra commissioned Cefas report, 2016.

Holdich, D. M. & Sibley, P. J. (eds) (2003). Management & Conservation of Crayfish. Proceedings of a conference held on 7th November, 2002. Environment Agency, Bristol. 217 pp

Peay, S., Hiley, P.D., Collen, P. & Martin, I. (2006) Biocide treatment of ponds in Scotland to eradicate Signal Crayfish. Bull. Fr. Pêche Piscic. 380-381: 1363-1379

The Impact of Non-Native Species - Case Study: The Signal Crayfish - Salmon & Trout Association (2009)

Sibley, P. & Nöel, P. (2002) Control and Management of Alien Crayfish. Bull. Fr. Pêche Piscic. 367: 881-886

Frings, R.M. Vaeßen, S.C.K., Groß, H., Roger, S., Schüttrumpf, H. & Hollert, H. (2013) A fish-passable barrier to stop the invasion of non-indigenous crayfish. Biological Conservation 159: 521-529

Crayfish - The Tweed Foundation website (10 March 2014)

Crayfish and River Users - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust in partnership with Environment Agency (2009)

Peay, S. (2001) Eradication of alien crayfish populations. Environment Agency and English Nature, R&D Technical Report W1-037/TR1

Sandodden, R. & Johnsen, S.I. (2010) Eradication of introduced signal crayfish Pasifastacus leniusculus using the pharmaceutical BETAMAX VET.® Aquatic Invasions 5, 1: 75-81

Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet: Pacifastacus leniusculus - NOBANIS (downloaded from website March 2014)

Invasive Species Compendium: Pacifastacus leniusculus (American signal crayfish) - CABI website (11 March 2014)

Ribbens J.C.H. & Graham J.L. (2004). Strategy for the containment and possible eradication of American signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) in the River Dee catchment and Skyre Burn catchment, Dumfries and Galloway. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 014. (ROAME No. F02LK05) (downloaded from SNH website March 2014)

Reeve, I D (2004). The removal of the North American signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) from the River Clyde. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 020 (ROAME No. F00LI12) (downloaded from SNH website March 2014)

Peay, S. & Hiley, P. (2006). Biocide trial to eradicate signal crayfish in the North Esk catchment. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 122 (Purchase Order No. 9725) (downloaded from SNH website March 2014)

Evaluation of the capacity of pheromones for control of invasive non-native crayfish (part 1) - English Nature Research Report 578

Evaluation of the capacity of pheromones for control of invasive non-native crayfish (part 2) - English Nature Research Report 633

Dana, E. D., López-Santiago, J., García-de-Lomas, J., García-Ocaña, D. M., Gámez, V. & Ortega, F.(2010) Long-term management of the invasive Pacifastacus leniusculus (Dana, 1852) in a small mountain stream. Aquatic Invasions 5(3): 317-322

Bills, T.D. & Marking, L.L. (1988) Control of Nuisance Populations of Crayfish with Traps and Toxicants.  The Progressive Fish-Culturist 50(2): 103-106

Gherardi, F., Aquiloni, L., Diéguez-Uribeondo, J. & Tricarico, E. (2011) Managing invasive crayfish: is there a hope? Aquatic Sciences 73(2): 185-200

Freeman, M.A., Turnbull, J.F., Yeomans, W.E. & Bean, C.W.(2010) Prospects for management strategies of invasive crayfish populations with an emphasis on biological control. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 20(2): 211-223

Global Invasive Species Database - Pacifastacus leniusculus. ISSG website (March 2014)

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