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Species profile—Cherax robustus

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Malacostraca (malacostracans) → Parastacidae (freshwater crayfish) → Cherax robustus

Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Malacostraca (malacostracans)
Family
Parastacidae (freshwater crayfish)
Scientific name
Cherax robustus Riek, 1951
WildNet taxon ID
33588
Alternate name(s)
sand yabby
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Conservation significant
Yes
Confidential
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=33588.

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022