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Crayfish in Europe as Alien Species: How to Make the Best of a Bad Situation? (Crustacean Issues) [Hardcover]

Francesca Gherardi , David M. Holdich
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1 Jun 1999 Crustacean Issues
From the third international workshop on the subject (U. of Florence, 1997), come 18 papers reviewing the issue of alien crayfish decimating the relatively few native species in European freshwater environments. In a historical and taxonomic context, the initial paper explains why such homogenizatio

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  • Hardcover: 310 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press (1 Jun 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9054104694
  • ISBN-13: 978-9054104698
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 1.9 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,582,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The native, European, crayfish fauna belong to a single family, Astacidae, with two genera and five recognized species: Astacus astacus, Astacus leptodactylus, Astacus pachypus, Austropotamobius pallipes, and Austropotamobius torrentium. Read the first page
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent study book 24 Mar 2010
An excellent book,edited by two experts in the field of crayfish. A collection of informative scientific papers, tracking the history of the alien crayfish invasion in Europe. Possibly a little dated and over priced, but an essential element of any crayfish study.
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This book is exceedingly informative! It contains almost everything you would want to know about invasive crayfish. Great reference material!
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