The White-clawed Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes is an endangered species. Ireland is the stronghold of this species due to the absence of non-native crayfish species and diseases. However, this status is […]
The white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes is Ireland’s only native species of crayfish. White-clawed crayfish will occupy a variety of aquatic habitats including streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, reservoirs and water-filled quarries. Although […]
Ecofact staff are currently undertaking white-clawed crayfish surveys on a number of Irish rivers. The methodology being employed includes trapping, hand searching and sweep netting. These photos are from the […]
Ecofact staff survey two Irish river catchment for white-clawed crayfish during September 2012.