California Sea Grant College Program
Understanding the Invasion Ecology of Exotic Crayfish in California
- Author(s): Kats, Lee
- Brewer, Jay
- et al.
The Louisiana red swamp crayfish is a pest species in California, unwanted because it is elbowing out native crayfish, snails, salamanders and frogs. Think of it as the Viking of the crayfish world–hearty, strong and aggressive, especially on foreign soil.