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Marmorkrebs

Marmorkrebs

Marmorkrebs  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Invertebrates Background Marmorkrebs, also called marbled crayfish, are a species that is thought to have been created during breeding of Procambarus fallax in captivity for the purpose of the aquarium trade....
Red Swamp Crayfish

Red Swamp Crayfish

Red Swamp Crayfish  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Invertebrates Background Red swamp crayfish are large, aggressive crayfish native to the Gulf Coast and Mississippi River Basin in the United States. They present a significant threat to Ontario’s...
Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Zebra and Quagga Mussels

Zebra and Quagga Mussels  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 6 ) 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...
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  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 other areas...
Invasive Snails

Invasive Snails

Invasive Snails ; Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 5 ) 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  Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 5 ) 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 information on the...
Common Yabby

Common Yabby

Common Yabby  Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 5 ) 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 on the Invasive...
Bloody Red Shrimp

Bloody Red Shrimp

Bloody Red Shrimp  Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 5 ) 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 the Great Lakes...
Asian Clam

Asian Clam

Asian Clam  Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 5 ) 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 most widespread...