Crawfish Production: Production Economics Pond Construction and Water Supply

Charles Lutz, Avery, Jimmy L., Romaire, Robert P., Mcclain, William R.  |  10/4/2004 4:29:12 AM

The species of crawfish important in the southeastern United States are the red swamp crawfish (Procambarus clarkii) and the white river crawfish (Procambarus zonangulus). Culture methods are relatively simple compared to those for other aquatic animals. Crawfish culture can fit well with farm management plans because it uses marginal lands, existing labor and farm equipment during off-peak farming periods.

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