A recent study, led by C·I·B Post-doc Ana Nunes, confirms the presence of established and widespread populations of the Australian redclaw crayfish in South Africa and Swaziland.
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8 May 2017
A classic example of a parasite influencing an invasion is the replacement of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) by the grey (S. carolinensis) in the UK. The invasion of the grey and severe population decline of the red has been mediated at least in part by parapoxvirus introduced from North America along with the grey squirrels.