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America's crayfish

Author: Betty Wills; Paul Lancaster; Earthwave Productions, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Publisher: [Benbrook, Tex.] : Earthwave Productions, Inc., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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"About 300 species of crayfish occur in freshwater environments throughout North America ... Some large crayfish are farmed in ponds or trapped in wetlands in the South, to be sold in supermarkets and restaurants. Most other species serve as food for sport fish, water birds and other wildlife. This documentary video depicts the biology and ecology of crayfish in U.S. waters: their role in food chains, their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nature films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Wills; Paul Lancaster; Earthwave Productions, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
OCLC Number: 43436571
Credits: Video photography: Betty Wills, Bill Roston, Tom Hergert; still photography: Raymond W. Bouchard; music: J. Andrew Cornett.
Performer(s): Narrator: Paul Lancaster; participants: Bob Distefano, Jay Huner, James E. Johnson, Charles F. Rabeni, Michael Walker.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Crawling in troubled waters
Responsibility: co-produced by Virginia Tech and Earthwave Productions ; writer, producer, editor, Betty Wills.

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"About 300 species of crayfish occur in freshwater environments throughout North America ... Some large crayfish are farmed in ponds or trapped in wetlands in the South, to be sold in supermarkets and restaurants. Most other species serve as food for sport fish, water birds and other wildlife. This documentary video depicts the biology and ecology of crayfish in U.S. waters: their role in food chains, their commercial harvest for human food, the environmental threats from water pollution and habitat destruction, and the need for protection of these animals. Videographed above and below water in various locations in the U.S."--Container.

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A timeless documentary with rave reviews

by betwills (WorldCat user published 2012-01-11) Excellent Permalink

This documentary is available on DVD at www.earthwave.org and can also be reviewed at EarthwaveSociety You Tube Channel prior to purchase.  Further reviews can be seen at You Tube and at the You Tube channel.

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