A water borne disease is believed to be responsible for wiping out huge numbers of the native crustacean that resembles a small lobster in the Bruskey River at Killydoon, near Ballinagh, Co Cavan. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Inland Fisheries Ireland described the outbreak as a concern and warned it could have a potentially irreversible ecological impact…
Irish Independent, 17/08/15. Read the full article ‘Crayfish population in Cavan’s Bruskey river threatened by disease‘.

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