Steep Holm Island, Bristol Channel, UK: evidence of Larus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 (lesser black-backed gull) feeding on the invasive signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus Dana, 1852

TitleSteep Holm Island, Bristol Channel, UK: evidence of Larus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 (lesser black-backed gull) feeding on the invasive signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus Dana, 1852
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsMortimer, K, Rowson, R, Mackie, A, Clark, P, Maslen, C, Smith, A, Harrower, C
JournalBioInvasions Records
Volume1
Issue3
Start Page201
Pagination201-208
ISSN22421300
Abstract

The predation of invasive signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus (Dana, 1852) by several nesting pairs of lesser black-backed gull, Larus fuscus Linnaeus, 1758 is reported from Steep Holm (51°20.39' N, 3°6.53' W), one of two small islands located in the inner Bristol Channel, United Kingdom. This feeding activity was subsequently observed at a pond in South Wales.

URLhttp://www.reabic.net/journals/bir/2012/Issue3.aspx
DOI10.3391/bir.2012.1.3.05

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