Crawfish Production: Harvesting

Charles Lutz, Romaire, Robert P., Mcclain, William R.

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Freshwater crawfish of the genus Procambarus are a valuable aquaculture commodity in the southern United States, with annual production of 30 to 50 million pounds and farm-gatevalues of $25 to 50 million. Unlike fishes, crawfish are not harvested by seining. Instead, crawfish are harvested with a passive system that uses baited traps.
10/4/2004 4:29:12 AM
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