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WQE04 Saving the White-clawed Crayfish

White-clawed CrayfishWhite-clawed Crayfish

Project Aim: To monitor and safeguard the endangered white-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes) from the impact of non-native crayfish; to be at the forefront of latest research on how to combat invasive crayfish species; to raise awareness and promote the importance of biosecurity for a healthier and more resilient aquatic environment.

Project Outcomes:

  • Better recording of crayfish populations
  • Healthier rivers
  • More people engaged with natural heritage
  • Improved land management practices