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How do I get rid of crayfish in my pond UK?

Asked: Elisabeth Mercier, Last Updated:

A combined approach of electrocution and water draining has the potential to be successful in eradicating crayfish populations but only if treatment is intensive and occurs frequently and over a long enough time period (e.g. every six months for several years at typical culling rates achieved).

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