Crayfish 'crazies' of the World.

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Well with all the contributions I had recently I've decided to put faces to the names, there's a few shy ones out there but I'm sure I'll have photos of them all sooner or later,

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Andrea Aniceto Alan Henderson Reinhart Pekny
Enrique Aniceto David Harasti  Crayfish Bob
Olmo Aniceto Uli Hopp Allen Repashy
Kenichi Aono Emily Imhoff David Royal
Martin Asmus Rodger Hurtubise James Royal
Daz,,Daryl Aberhart Dan Jones Chris Roley
Big Joe Broes Julia Jones Arnoul Thoma
Bert Candusio Thomas Kaufmann Chris Taylor
Douglas Collicot Werner Kostenberger Tooru Takenaka
Niall Doran Chris Lukhaup Roger Thoma
Geoff Edney Susan Lawler Gunther Schuster
James F Freztner Clint McCullock Whitney Stocker
Andreas Frutiger Eddie McMillan  
Melvin Grey Alexandre Oliveira de Almeida  The Japan Crazycrayfishers
Boris Grahn Pat O'Reilly  Dale E. Westaby
     

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In addition to the Crazies, I have decided to have a more formal section in tribute to crayfish enthusists.



Crayfish Honour Role

Ray Jezerinac

Mr Holthuis

USA



Roger Thoma from the State University of Ohio, he's a bit nocturnal. Roger is responsible for the majority of USA crayfish photos on this site. Roger's friend here


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GERMANY



Chris Lukhaup is from Germany and guess what, he's in a band or he's a deviate. He supplied the photos of Mexican, USA and Australian crayfish. His band has a website click here to be blown away.

Am I too old to be a 'roadie' Chris?




AUSTRALIA



James 'Yabby' Royal. This is probably by best long term fishing buddy.He's been craying with me since we was two years old.





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AUSTRALIA


Yep, that's me, Dave Royal, holding the star of the 1999 Melbourne Fishing Show


AUSTRALIA

This ruff-nut is my long time crayfishing companion for over 30 years, his fishing knowledge of crayfish is unsurpassed, where to catch what and when. Joe Broes is southern Australia's crayfish behaviour expert

He's nearly killed me a few times like the time he tipped our boat over in the Murray River in winter,

and another time he rolled our car,

and another time he..............



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AUSTRALIA




Niall Doran of Tasmania,

burrowing crayfish enthusiast. Say no more.


NEW ZEALAND



Clint McCullough from New Zealand, I think he's fitted in nicely to this page. He's also a bit nocturnal. Are they night viewing glasses hanging around his neck? His new website is listed on the links page.





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AUSTRIA



Thomas Kaufmann, editor of the Austrian Crayfish Research site. I think he enjoys his crayfish.

USA and MEXICO



Enrique Aniceto, is from the west coast of the USA and originally from Mexico. He has his own website and has provided us with many crayfish photos.




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AUSTRALIA


Eddie McMillan, from here in Oz,he helped me track down an engaeus recently.

USA and MEXICO


Well these are probably our youngest crayfish crazies, this is not dissimilar to how my son started James 'Yabby' Royal started. He was only two years old when I first took him crayfishing and now at 15 he is a real crayfish nut. This is Erique's kids, Olmo is on the left and Andrea is on the right, you are both very brave. Is Mom this brave?


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CANADA


Rodger Hurtubise, a friend from Canada. I'm still not sure of Rodger's motives for his interest in crayfish. His outfit worries me a bit.

CANADA


Doug Collicut, biologist from Manitoba, Canada. Raptors on his T-shirt, he must know that Australia is home to the big 'Raptors;


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AUSTRALIA


Another nice guy and real lucky guy, Dave Harasti, what I would give to go on a dive like this, his photo of Euastacus bispinosis is taken underwater in the Ewan Caves in South Australia. He also has a website on Scuba Diving, he sure to check it out.


USA





James F Fetzner, editor of the USA,CRAYFISH HOMEPAGE, this site will appeal to biologists.





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USA

Whitney, The Appalachian Man., a very good friend of Rogers and he has an excellent website on north-eastern american crayfish.

THE CRAYFISH GALLERY

SWITZERLAND



Andreas is from Switerland, whilst in Tasmania he took some photos of very rarely seen crayfish, check out the Parastacoides.






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AUSTRALIA



Martin is another downunder crayfish crazy. Have a look at his survey page.




WALES


These two guys are quite a team, Pat on the left is the webmaster and Melvin is the main photographer, there website Fishing In Wales is beautifully set out and very easy to navigate. See the page on their local crayfish here.







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JAPAN



And from Japan is Kenichi Aono, a very keen crayfish enthusiast.



GERMANY



This is Uli Hopp, he is a biologist working in Germany, he has supplied us with images of Australian Cherax species.





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JAPAN



Well, It's the Japan Crayfish Club (or Japan Crazy Crayfishers) member's pics. Glad to have your photo here on the crazies page.
Aono is a member too.



GERMANY


Werner is one of Europes best underwater photographers. We have been fortunate to have Werner as a contributor. Please visit Werner's website,







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USA

Guenter Schuster is from the Department of Biological Sciences
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond






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USA

Allen lives in San Diego and has recently developed an interest in Crayfish, he recently visited Chris in Germany and is planning to visit me in Australia soon.



BRAZIL

Alexandre Oliveira de Almeida, M. Sc.
Professor Assistente
Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz.


Alex has supplied us with great photos or rarely seen Brazilian crayfish.






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HOLLAND

Arnoud Thoma has had a recent fascination. Here he isholding a mittencrab. He is developing his own crayfish website

USA

Chris A. Taylor is a Research Scientist for the Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey




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USA

Dan Jones is from the Dept. of AFW of Clemson University

MADAGASCAR




No we're not sexist, but Julia Jones is our first female

contributor and we're very proud to have her. At last we're

got photos of Madagascar crayfish

AUSTRIA

Reinhart is a very good friend of Chris Lukhaup and

has appeared in Crayfish World before. Have a look

at his Austrian crayfish website.



SCANDINAVIA

Boris Grahn is an executive chef, see more about him

here on cooking crayfish

AUSTRALIA

Daz, Daryl Aberhart, made keen yabbier and film maker from

Newcastle in New South Wales

USA

This is Crayfish Bob of Blue Crayfish dot com,

not a pretty site 

AUSTRALIA

Bert is the Director of the Insectarium in Australia, he keeps a number of freshwater crayfish, if your visiting Oz this is a must to see.

 

 

AUSTRALIA

This is Alan Henderson the live exhibits officer for the Melbourne Museum, his displays are always worth a look, he's got some massive gippsland crays.

JAPAN

Tooru visited Australia in 2004 and caught his first big murrayfish, come back soon.

 

 

AUSTRALIA

Geoff is Susan's partner, he's a real crayfish crazy, have a look at Tooru's adventures and see Geoff in action.

AUSTRALIA

Susan Lawler is a DNA specialist and is doing research on swamp yabbies at La Trobe University, she's originally from the USA and is a friend of Keith Crandell.

 

 

AUSTRALIA

Chris has been very helpful over the years allowing my overseas visitors entry to the wet and dry crustaca exhibits at the Melbourne Museum, thanks Chris

USA

Dale Eugene Westaby is a keen photographer and has alot of photos on display here

USA

Emily Imhoff our newest crayfish crazy, more here.

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