Biology and ecology of crayfish by Matt Longshaw, Paul Stebbing

By Matt Longshaw, Paul Stebbing

Written through global specialists in astacology, this booklet covers various points of the biology and ecology of freshwater crayfish. With a powerful specialise in wild crayfish, the booklet reviews the taxonomy and genetics of this fascinating crew of animals. lower than exam are also crayfish development and replica, with targeted illustrations; habit and chemical ecology of crayfish; illnesses of crayfish; holistic figuring out of drivers for crayfish inhabitants luck; and techniques for the keep an eye on of non-native crayfish.

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