Friday, 9 August 2013

Facts about Crayfish

 Here is some general information about Crayfish
  •  There are 500 species of cray fish 350 are found in north America. 
  • Adult crayfish are usually 2 to 6 inches (5 to 15 centimeters) long. 
  • Crayfish live under rocks and debris and muddy bottoms of  freshwater lakes and rivers.
  • Crayfish eat worms, insects, molluscs and vegetation.

  • the specie that we caught was Astacus astacus. 
  • They breed in October and November 
  • The female caries here eggs under here tail until may.
Now I know that the female carries her eggs from October until May, I'm not going to hunt them during this period.
Astacus astacus

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