420-524 (CNRE-82P)

Authors as Published

Louis A. Helfrich, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Tech; and Robert J. DiStefano, Missouri Department of Conservation, Reviewed by Michelle Prysby, Virginia Master Naturalist Program Director, Virginia Tech

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Of the approximately 500 crayfishes (sometimes called crawdads or crawfish) found on earth, about 400 crayfish species live in waters in North America, and about 353, nearly 70 percent of the world’s total species, inhabit waters in the United States. 

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Publication Date

March 24, 2020