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Status of the narrow-clawed crayfish in Turkish fishery

Photo credit: Mykola Fedorenko (Ukraine) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The Narrow-clawed crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus) occurs in several freshwater bodies in Turkey. According to FAO, crayfish appeared in the Turkish fishery in 1977 with 3885 tons. The largest crayfish catch occurred in 1985 with 6224 tons before declining to lower catch. …

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Crayfish – the unwanted invasive species in Egypt

Photo credit: Willy Oviedo Pereira (Uruguay) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos were taken in a fish farm located in Sharkia, Egypt. One of the photos shows the contribution of crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) to the pond harvest while the second photo shows how a specimen of crayfish …

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Culture of crayfish in Morocco

Photos’ credit: Walid Salah El Din (Egypt) Review: Walid Salah El Din and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The photos have been photographed in a commercial fish farm in Tangier region (Morocco). The farm imported Red claw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus, in 2002. The area dedicated for fish farming is …

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Crayfish in Egypt from problematic to consumable species – Video

Credit of the video: Innocent Zambou (Cameroon) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) The red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii was accidently introduced into Egypt in the early 1990s by a private business. That was not very long before some of the animals found their way to natural waterways. In …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=11531

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