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The Animals

giant freshwater crayfish

giant freshwater crayfish

Giant Freshwater Crayfish:

  • are the largest freshwater crayfish in the world;
  • can live for 30 years and grow to weigh 4 kg;
  • females do not breed until they are 14 years old; and
  • like dark slow moving rivers.

Further information about the giant freshwater crayfish can be found at these sites:

Threats which affect this animal in this Menagerie™ ADD-ON Habitat are:

Pollution - including oil spills, chemicals, sewage, soil washing into water, rubbish (eg. plastic bags, fishing lines and nets), may kill animals or their food supply.


This animal lives in these habitats:

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