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A federally-endangered Guyandotte River crayfish (Cambarus veteranus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species is only known from two streams in West Virginia. The total stream distance it is found in is about 25 miles total. Both streams are threatened by surface and underground coal mining.

The parents of this animal were collected in Wyoming County, WV, in 2015. This individual was born in the West Liberty Crayfish Conservation Lab in the summer of 2016. It represents one of the first of its kind to be reared in human care.

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INV006-00185

A federally-endangered Guyandotte River crayfish (Cambarus veteranus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species is only known from two streams in West Virginia. The total stream distance it is found in is about 25 miles total. Both streams are threatened by surface and underground coal mining.

The parents of this animal were collected in Wyoming County, WV, in 2015. This individual was born in the West Liberty Crayfish Conservation Lab in the summer of 2016. It represents one of the first of its kind to be reared in human care.

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INV006-00184

A federally-endangered Guyandotte River crayfish (Cambarus veteranus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species is only known from two streams in West Virginia. The total stream distance it is found in is about 25 miles total. Both streams are threatened by surface and underground coal mining.

The parents of this animal were collected in Wyoming County, WV, in 2015. This individual was born in the West Liberty Crayfish Conservation Lab in the summer of 2016. It represents one of the first of its kind to be reared in human care.

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A Guyandotte River crayfish, Cambarus veteranus, wild caught near West Liberty, West Virginia.

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INV002-00156

A Guyandotte River crayfish, Cambarus veteranus, wild caught near West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A Big Sandy crayfish, Cambarus veteranus, wild caught near West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A Big Sandy crayfish, Cambarus veteranus, wild caught near in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A Big Sandy crayfish, Cambarus veteranus, wild caught near West Liberty, West Virginia.

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