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  • adjective Clark (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Clark's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Clark.


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  • More serious is contamination by agricultural runoff upstream caused by cattle, nitrogenous fertilizers and the uncontrolled use of pesticides used to rid ricefields of the introduced American crayfish Procamburus clarkii though a die-off of some 30,000 birds in 1986 may have been due to botulism caused by stagnant water.

    Doñana National Park, Spain 2008

  • Endemic Olympic fauna includes: Olympic marmot Marmota olympus, Beardslee trout Salmo gairdneri beardsleei, Crescenti trout Salmo clarkii crescentis, Olympic mole Scapanus townsendi olympicus, short-tailed weasel Mustela erminea olympicus, Olympic chipmunk Tamias amoenus caurinus and Olympic mazama pocket gopher Thomomys mazama melanopes.

    Olympic National Park, United States 2008

  • Procambarus clarkii (Louisiana crayfish) has been introduced for aquaculture as well as a biological control agent for snail hosts of bilharzia.

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  • Double-cropping malaysian prawns, macrobrachium rosenbergii, and red swamp crawfish, procambarus clarkii. 19.

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  • Columbia River trout (_S. mykiss_, var. _clarkii_), the Lake Tahoe trout

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  • Cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii) from the Bitterroot River - Articles related to French holiday firm debuts 'Eco-Nature' resorts 2010

  • Procambarus clarkii, which makes sense as our animals were wild-caught in the USA and theirs in Germany.

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  • Hot off the blog: Battle Snail versus Other EIS Procambarus clarkii, Red Swamp or Red imported fire ants attacking a clutch Louisiana crayfish Solenopsis invicta

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  • Its American cousin the rainbow trout (_S. irideus_) is now fairly well established in the country too, while other transatlantic species both of trout and char (which are some of them partially migratory, that is to say, migratory when occasion offers), such as the steelhead (_S. rivularis_), fontinalis (_S. fonlinalis_) and the cut-throat trout (_S. clarkii_), are at least not unknown.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1 Various


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