Noble crayfish (Astacus astacus) is an endangered endemic species in Europe and in Finland and is listed as âvulnerableâ in the IUCN red list. The last abundant native crayfish stocks in Europe are located in the southern and northern parts of Finland and Sweden. The crayfish plays a significant role in Finnish aquatic ecosystems. Stocks of
Promotion of sustainable social and economic development of Alakurtti achieved through cross-border cooperation with Finland (Lapland) and Sweden (Norrbotten) with the long-term goal to make the whole project area (Lapland, Norrbotten and Murmansk region) attractive for international tourists, business people and investors.