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Reintroducing the White-clawed Crayfish (IN109)

This account of methods to reintroduce the white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes to riverswhere it has become rare or extinct has been produced as part of Life in UK Rivers – a project todevelop methods for conserving the wildlife and habitats of rivers within the Natura 2000 network ofprotected European sites.The project’s focus has been the conservation of rivers identified as SpecialAreas of Conservation (SACs) and of relevant habitats and species listed in annexes I and II of theEuropean Union Directive on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora (92/43/EEC) (the Habitats Directive).
This document is published for historic and research purposes.


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