Red-claw Crayfish Distribution in the Zambezi River System

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Recent Reports

  • January 2017: not recorded below Cahora Bassa dam for about 140 km on Zambezi River in MOZAMBIQUE by sport fishermen (Clint Skinner, 18/01/17)
  • January 2017: 1 found in mouth of a bass Micropterus salmoides in main river section of Mazvikadei Dam, Raffingora, ZIMBABWE (Clint Skinner, 17/01/17)
  • August 2016: 1 caught Namwi Island, Katima Mulilo, NAMIBIA (Strijs Coertzen, 22/08/16)
  • July 2016: none trapped at Kafwala Camp, Kafue National Park (Bruce Danckwerts, 07/08/16)
  • July 2016: a few around Hippo Lodge, Kafue National Park (Geraldine Mole, 29/07/16)
  • July 2016: common Lunga Island, Kafue National Park (Geraldine Mole, 29/07/16)
  • July 2016: present Kantunta Lodge, Namwala GMA (Vaughan Humphrey, 19/07/16)
  • February 2016: none recorded over 13 years at Kafue Lodge, Mpongwe (upper Kafue) (Toni Pelios, 12/02/16)
  • February 2016: not seen at Golden Dawn Farm, Mpongwe (upper Kafue) (Brandon & Glynis Karg, 15/02/16)
  • February 2016: 1 found in the mouth of a bass Micropterus salmoides caught in the Claw Dam, Kadoma, Zimbabwe (headwaters of the Sanyati river) (Clint Skinner, 12/02/16)

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