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Paranephrops zealandicus (koura)

Wikipedia Abstract

Paranephrops is a genus of freshwater crayfish species endemic to New Zealand. They are known as koura in New Zealand, derived from the Māori language. Koura occupy freshwater streams, lakes, rivers and swamps.
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Prey / Diet

Atalophlebioides cromwelli[1]
Coloburiscus humeralis[1]
Helicopsyche albescens[1]
Paranephrops zealandicus (koura)[1]
Philorheithrus agilis[1]
Potamopyrgus antipodarum (New Zealand mud snail)[1]


Paranephrops zealandicus (koura)[1]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[1]


New Zealand;



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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