CRAYFISH PREDATION EXPERIMENTS ON THE INTRODUCED ZEBRA MUSSEL, DREISSENA POLYMORPHA, IN IRELAND, AND THEIR POTENTIAL FOR BIOCONTROL.
REYNOLDS J. D.
- Publisher: EDP Sciences
Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems
invasive species | Dreissena | crayfish predation | biocontrol | Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling | SH1-691
The zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha, native to the Aralo-Caspian region, has spread across Europe in the last 180 years. Although it reached England in 1820, it only arrived in Ireland in around 1995, probably attached to the hull of pleasure boats, and since then has...