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Red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkia, found in South Africa 22 years after attempted eradication
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2017)
1. No freshwater crayfish are indigenous to continental Africa, but four species have been introduced to the continent. One of these is the North American red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii, which has been introduced ...
Freswater crayfish invasions in South Africa: past, present and potential future
(NISC (Pty) Ltd, 2017)
Freshwater crayfish invasions have been studied around the world, but less so in Africa, a continent devoid of native freshwater crayfish. The present study reviews historical and current information on alien freshwater ...
Niche complementarity between an alien predator and native omnivorous fish in the Wilge River, South Africa
A major challenge in biological invasions is to predict community susceptibility to invasion. This study investigated trophic interrelationships between an alien predator, largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), and native ...
Indicators for monitoring biological invasions at a national level
(British Ecological Society, 2018)
1. A major challenge for the management of biological invasions is to ensure that data and information from basic inventories and ecological research are used alongside data from the monitoring and evaluation of interventions ...
An evaluation of the current extent and potential spread of Black Bass invasions in South Africa
Black Bass, a collective name for members of the centrarchid genus Micropterus, are native to North America, but have been introduced globally to enhance recreational angling. This study assessed the distribution of ...