22 July 2015

Kawai and colleagues (editors), 2016

Kawai T, Faulkes Z, Scholz G (eds.). 2016. Freshwater Crayfish: A Global Overview. CRC Press: Boca Raton. http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466586390

Table of contents


Section 1: Marbled Crayfish—A New Model Organism for Biology

  • 1. Happy birthday! The first decade of Marmorkrebs research—results and perspectives — Gerhard Scholtz
  • 2. Predicting the distribution of crayfish species: a case study using marble crayfish — Teresa Patricia Feria and Zen Faulkes
  • 3. Marble crayfish as a new model organism and a new threat to native crayfish conservation — Zen Faulkes
  • 4. A preliminary study on the tolerance of marble crayfish Procambarus fallax f. virginalis to low temperature in Nordic climate — Katrin Kaldre, Anton Meženin, Tiit Paaver and Tadashi Kawai
  • 5. Reproductive biology: Parthenogenesis: mechanisms, evolution, and its relevance to the role of marbled crayfish as model organism and potential invader — Peer Martin
  • 6. Aquarium: Marbled crayfish gaining ground in Europe: the role of the pet trade as invasion pathway — Christoph Chucholl
  • 7. Cell biology research on stem cells, aging, cancer resistance, and epigenetics in marbled crayfish and relatives: potential benefits for human biology and medicine — Günter Vogt

Section 2: Crayfish: New Developments

  • 8. Aquaculture: Developing markets for a new product: aquacultured redclaw in Mexico — Antonio Garza de Yta
  • 9. The biology of crayfish plague pathogen Aphanomyces astaci: current answers to most frequent questions — Svetlana Rezinciuc, Jose V. Sandoval-Sierra, Birgit Oidtmann and Javier Diéguez-Uribeondo
  • 10. A review of current techniques for sampling freshwater crayfish — Stephanie Parkyn
  • 11. Behavior: Behavioral ecology of crayfish: its contribution to conservation and management — Elena Tricarico
  • 12. Chaos and adaptation in the pathogen-host relationship in relation to the conservation: the case of the crayfish plague and the noble crayfish — Japo Jussila, Ivana Maguire, Harri Kokko and Jenny Makkonen
  • 13. Crayfish as tools of water quality monitoring — Pavel Kozák and Iryna Kuklina
  • 14. Phylogenetic estimate of the freshwater crayfish (Decapoda: Astacidea) using morphology and molecules — David Stern and Keith A. Crandall

Section 3: Global Overview of Freshwater Crayfish Biology

  • 15. Asia — Tadashi Kawai, Gi-Sik Min, Evgeny Barabanshchikov, Vjacheslav Labay and Hyun Sook Ko
  • 16. The crayfish fauna of Canada and the United States in North America — Roger Thoma
  • 17. Historical biogeography of Pacifastacus crayfishes and their branchiobdellidan and entocytherid ectosymbionts in Western North America — Eric R. Larson and Bronwyn W. Williams
  • 18. The crayfish of middle America — Fernando Alvarez and José Luis Villalobos
  • 19. The native South American crayfish (Decapoda: Parastacidae) — Erich Harry Rudolph and Mauricio Pereira Almerão
  • 20. Oceania: the freshwater crayfish of the Oceania Region — James M. Furse, Quinton F. Burnham, Kathryn L. Dawkins and Alastair M.M. Richardson
  • 21. Crayfish of Africa — Christopher B. Boyko
  • 22. Crayfish in Europe: Biogeography, Ecology and Conservation — Leopold Füreder
  • 23. Global Overview of Branchiobdellida (Annelida: Clitellata) — Stuart R. Gelder and Bronwyn W. Williams


Note: Although the release date of this book was released in 2015, the publication date within it is consistently given as 2016 throughout the book.

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