This glossary was developed to provide a better understanding of many of the terms used in the crawfish production manual. This document is the Glossary in the Louisiana Crawfish Production Manual.
This document is Chapter 6 in the Louisiana Crawfish Production Manual. The chapter discusses factors to consider when stocking crawfish including species and size of crawfish, suggested months of stocking, handling crawfish broodstock, stocking rates, sex ratio and condition of broostock, and post-stocking recommendations.
This document is Chapter 2 in the Louisiana Crawfish Production Manual. The chapter covers basic biology and life cycles of red swamp crawfish and white river crawfish, burrow ecology, population dynamics and population structure, molting, and nutrition and feeding habits of crawfish.
This article discusses the life history and biology of the Procambarid crawfishes, the red swamp crawfish and white river crawfish.
Existing ponds normally do not need to be restocked. New ponds require 50-60 pounds per acre of mature crawfish. Drain ponds 2-3 weeks after stocking to allow time for crawfish to burrow into the ground.
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