(Video) Crawfish are a favorite among consumers, and their market continues to grow. Getting crawfish to market is not as easy at it looks.Take a look at how crawfish farmers produce one of America's favorite crustaceans.
This 1987 five-page article, written by Jay V. Huner and James E. Barr and published by the Louisiana Sea Grant Program, provides basic biological information on crawfishes, including taxonomy, anatomy, basic physiology, ecology and maintaining crawfish in aquaria for classroom activities. The material is suitable for high school-level biology.
In Louisiana, two main species of crawfish are raised for commercial production.
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