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Marmorkrebs

Marmorkrebs

Marmorkrebs Procambarus virginalis  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Invertebrates What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated marmorkrebs as prohibited under the Invasive Species Act,...
Red Swamp Crayfish

Red Swamp Crayfish

Red Swamp Crayfish Procambarus clarkii  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Invertebrates What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated red swamp crayfish as prohibited under the Invasive Species...
Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Zebra and Quagga Mussels  Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 4 ) Background Zebra and quagga mussels are freshwater bivalves native to the Black Sea region of Eurasia. Both species were believed to have been introduced in the late 1980’s by ballast water...
Spiny and Fishhook Waterfleas

Spiny and Fishhook Waterfleas

Spiny and Fishhook Waterfleas  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Invertebrates Background Spiny and fishhook waterfleas are small aquatic predators native to Eurasia. The first report of spiny and fishhook waterfleas in North America were both in Lake...
Rusty Crayfish

Rusty Crayfish

Rusty Crayfish Faxonius rusticus  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Invertebrates Background Rusty crayfish are large, aggressive crayfish native to the Ohio River Basin in the United States.  The species was likely introduced to Ontario by anglers from...
Invasive Snails

Invasive Snails

Invasive Snails ; Home 9 Tag: invasive invertebrates Background Invasive snails include a variety of gastropods invasive to areas of North America. Invasive snails, such as the channeled apple snail (Pomacea canaliculata), Chinese mysterysnail (Cipangopaludina...
Golden Mussel

Golden Mussel

Golden Mussel Limnoperna fortunei  Home 9 Tag: invasive invertebrates What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated Golden Mussel as prohibited under the Invasive Species Act. For more...
Common Yabby

Common Yabby

Common Yabby Cherax destructor  Home 9 Tag: invasive invertebrates What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated Common Yabby as prohibited under the Invasive Species Act. For more information...
Bloody Red Shrimp

Bloody Red Shrimp

Bloody Red Shrimp Hemimysis anomala  Home 9 Tag: invasive invertebrates Background Bloody red shrimp is an invasive crustacean native to freshwater areas of the Black, Azov and Caspian seas in eastern Europe and western Asia. It has been found in all of...
Asian Clam

Asian Clam

Asian Clam Corbicula fluminea  Home 9 Tag: invasive invertebrates Background Asian clam is a non-native freshwater bivalve that has been dispersed throughout North American lakes, streams and rivers. Native to Southeast Asia, it is known as one of the...