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Crayfish Plague Confirmed in Israel

17 December 2013, at 12:00am

ISRAEL - An outbreak of crayfish plague has been confirmed on a closed freshwater farm in Israel.

The affected farm is located in Bet Yizhaq-sh, Hefer, HaSharon, Hamerkaz.

Around 50,000 crayfish were susceptible but the number of cases is not yet known.

The source of the outbreak is unknown.


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