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The spiny-cheek crayfish Orconectes limosus (Rafinesque, 1817) as an inhabitant of the Baltic Sea — experimental evidences for its invasion of brackish waters

Joanna Jaszczołt / Anna Szaniawska
Published Online: 2011-08-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13545-011-0029-0

Abstract

The main aim of the present study was to determine the effect of low salinity conditions (3 PSU and 7 PSU) on the hatching success, growth and mortality of Orconectes limosus. The results revealed that berried females survived exposure to salinities of 3 PSU and 7 PSU whilst incubating their eggs. The reproductive success reached 100% at both salinities. The length increment of young crayfish per molt was larger at 7 PSU than at 3 PSU — but their condition was affected by higher salinity. The mortality among juveniles reached approximately 50% within 5 weeks of hatching at both salinities.

Keywords: Orconectes limosus; invasive species; hatching success; body increments; condition; survival; brackish water colonization

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Published Online: 2011-08-24

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Citation Information: Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, Volume 40, Issue 3, Pages 52–60, ISSN (Online) 1897-3191, ISSN (Print) 1730-413X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s13545-011-0029-0.

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