Effects of invasive American signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) on the reproductive behaviour of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) sympatric species pairs
Abstract:Environmental change, including that caused directly or indirectly by invasive species, presents a major threat to the persistence of native freshwater biodiversity. The invasive American signal crayfish (
Keywords: American signal crayfish; Gasterosteus aculeatus; Pacifastacus leniusculus; conservation; espèce envahissante; espèces en péril; hybridization; invasive species; reproduction; reverse speciation; species at risk; spéciation inversée; threespine stickleback; écrevisse de Californie; épinoche à trois épines
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: British Columbia Ministry of the Environment, The University of British Columbia, 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada. 2: Department of Zoology, Biodiversity Research Centre and Beaty Biodiversity Museum, The University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada.
Publication date: November 1, 2012
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