Department of Fisheries Western Australia
This discussion paper has been prepared to provide information to assist in the assessment of the possible impact of the translocation of Cherax rotundus and allmale hybrid yabbies within Western Australia, for the purposes of commercial aquaculture on private properties. In assessing the translocation of any aquatic species, the economic and social benefits must be balanced with biological and environmental risks.
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Cherax rotundus, Introduced species, Western Australia, Freshwater ecology, Aquaculture development, Crayfish culture.
Department of Fisheries. (2002), The introduction and aquaculture of non-endemic species in Western Australia: the ‘Rotund’ Yabby Cherax rotundus and the All-male Hybrid Yabby. A discussion paper.. Department of Fisheries Western Australia, Perth. Report No. 160.
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