Profile updated on 15 September 2022
Red swamp crawfish, Crawfish, crayfish, Cangrejo americano, Cangrejo de las marismas
Red swamp crawfish is an introduced species in China. There are two fishery systems: non-enhanced (i.e. wild-caught individuals) and relay-enhanced fisheries (SAI Global 2016). This profile refers to the wild fisheries only which take place, mainly, in five provinces: Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hubei and Hunan (SAI Global 2016).
Image: Mike Murphy (2006) via WikiMedia