Crescent crayfish (Orconectes taylori)

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Crescent crayfish fact file

Crescent crayfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassCrustacea
OrderDecapoda
FamilyCambaridae
GenusOrconectes (1)

Information on crescent crayfish (Orconectes taylori) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Crescent crayfish status

The crescent crayfish is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Crescent crayfish, dead specimen  
Crescent crayfish, dead specimen

© Guenter A. Schuster

Guenter A. Schuster
Department of Biological Sciences
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave.
Richmond
KY
404075
United States of America
Tel: 859-893-4677
Guenter.Schuster@eku.edu
http://people.eku.edu/schusterg/

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