Thursday, June 12, 2008

Crawfish of Missouri - Coldwater Crayfish

This medium-small, stout crayfish has a blue-green head and pincers, and a dark rust-brown carapace. The abdomen has a pair of conspicuous white lateral spots on the first segment, and a tapering V-shaped dark central stripe. Adults are about 1.2 to 2.8 inches in length. rare but occurs in the North Fork.

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