Astacus


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Astacus:

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, ancient city, NW Asia Minor, near the Bosporus, in present-day Turkey. Refounded (264 B.C.) by Nicomedes I of Bithynia to replace Astacus as his capital, it flourished for centuries. The Goths sacked the city in A.D. 258.
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Effect of temperature acclimation in the crayfish Astacus astacus (L.
Attempt to stimulate regenerative processes in the heart of the crayfish Astacus astacus: an autoradiographic and electrophoretic study.
KEY WORDS: Astacus astacus, crayfish feed, fatty acid profile, lipid content, recirculating aquaculture system, open pond system
A preliminary study on the use of mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) in freshwater crayfish, Astacus leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823 juvenile diets.
Kerkut and Taylor (1958) observed similar behaviors in the crayfish Astacus astacus, which increased activity when the temperature dropped.
Descriptions of new species of Cambarus, to which is added synonymical list of the known species of Cambarus and Astacus.
For crayfish, we used the mean weight (27 g) estimated in an earlier study in this region for European crayfish Astacus astacus specimens preyed on by otters (Kloskowski 1999).
leniusculus have been found replacing populations of Astacus astacus and Austropotamobius pallipes, reaffirming that ecological mechanisms identified in the laboratory may be sufficient for species replacements (Holdich and Domaniewski, 1995; S6derback, 1995).
The picture of Per Collinder and colleagues in the December issue's "Exploring Those Odd-Named Star Clusters" (page 39) in fact shows not a lobster dinner but a traditional Swedish crayfish party (Astacus astacus, now unfortunately at a high risk of extinction in the wild).