Papers on the status of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish

Papers on the status of Glenelg Spiny Crayfish

Two scientific papers featuring our research on Glenelg Spiny Crayfish have recently been accepted for publication. The papers highlight the concerning status of the South Australian population of the species and provide a sound basis to conservation.  Details of the papers are (note: links to pdfs will be provided on publications page shortly):

Whiterod, N.S., Sweeney, O.F., Hammer, M.P. (2014). Assessing the status of a disjunct population of the endangered crayfish Euastacus bispinosus in a karst rising-spring habitat in southern Australia. Accepted to Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Miller, A.D., Sweeney, O.F., Whiterod, N.S., Van Rooyen, A.R., Hammer, M., Weeks, A.R. (2014). Critically low levels of genetic diversity in fragmented populations of the endangered Glenelg spiny freshwater crayfish Euastacus bispinosus. Endangered Species Research. doi: 10.3354/esr00609.




Nick Whiterod