Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Mutant Self-Cloning Crayfish Attacks Europe!

An item for animal Forteana --  this item about a self cloning crayfish:

This Mutant Crayfish Clones Itself, and It’s Taking Over Europe - The New York Times: Before about 25 years ago, the species simply did not exist. A single drastic mutation in a single crayfish produced the marbled crayfish in an instant.

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Somehow, This Fish Fathered a Near Clone of Itself MAY 26, 2017

Fred Hochenedel February 6, 2018
Are they good to eat?
David Williams February 6, 2018
Why no discussion of eating them?
Malifex February 6, 2018
The official word is Crawfish. And don't give me no lip about "crevisse" or crevice or cravass. Here in NJ they are sold at Chinese... The mutation made it possible for the creature to clone itself, and now it has spread across much of Europe and gained a toehold on other continents. In Madagascar, where it arrived about 2007, it now numbers in the millions and threatens native crayfish.

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