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Species Alert – Crayfish plague

View Press Release issued 17/08/2015 Species Alert for: Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci). Issued by: National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) Reason for issue: Preliminary DNA diagnosis shows Crayfish plague as present on the Bruskey/Erne River at Killydoon, near Ballinagh, … Continued

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Crayfish identification tips

A Species Alert has been issued for Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci). It is unknown how the plague may have reached the infected sites but it can be been introduced through infected equipment or through introduction of a non-native crayfish species … Continued

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New warning system to find ‘alien’ invaders in Welsh seas

A press release issued 22/01/2015 tells of ‘A new warning system is being developed that could reduce the damage caused to Welsh marine industries and native wildlife by non-native or ‘alien’ creatures in coastal waters.’ View the full press release http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk/about-us/media-and-news-centre/press-release/133703/?lang=en … Continued

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Invasive species identification workshops – registration now open

Book your place on one of the Invasive Species Roadshow Workshops: http://www.biodiversityireland.ie/events/page/3/ Places available for: Thursday 25 June 2015,  Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co Laois Saturday 27 June 2015,  National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 The workshop is an all-rounder for learning about … Continued

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