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Louisiana's crawfish industry will 'cease to exist' as farmers there know it if drought continues

Melvin Barnes cleans live crawfish in his seafood market. (Gerald Herbert/AP)
Melvin Barnes cleans live crawfish in his seafood market. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

Here & Now host Peter O’Dowd speaks with Louisiana State University aquaculture professor Greg Lutz about the environmental conditions leading to a shortage of crawfish in Louisiana during Lent this month, when crawfish traditionally are eaten instead of meat.

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