Team discovers invasive-native crayfish hybrids in Missouri

Source: ScienceDaily

In a study of crayfish in the Current River in southeastern Missouri, researchers discovered — almost by chance — that the virile crayfish, Faxonius virilis, was interbreeding with a native crayfish, potentially altering the native’s genetics, life history and ecology.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211008083528.htm