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ASTACICULTURE [1 record]

Record 1 2003-12-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fish
CONT

Crawfish farming, usually alternating a rice crop with a crawfish crop in what were originally rice ponds, has prospered in Louisiana ....

OBS

crayfish; crawfish: Any of numerous freshwater crustaceans of the tribe Astacura resembling the lobster but usu. much smaller in size, all those of the northern hemisphere belonging to a single family (Astacidae) which includes the genera Atacus with species in Europe, Asia, and western No. America forms belong.

Key term(s)
  • crayfish breeding
  • crustacean culture

French

Domaine(s)
  • Poissons
DEF

Élevage et multiplication des écrevisses.

OBS

S'applique à l'écrevisse (espèces d'eau douce et non à la langouste) désignent les espèces Cambarus et Astacus.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Peces
DEF

Cría industrial de cangrejos de río.

Key term(s)
  • cultivo de cangrejos de río
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