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A Christmas tree crayfish (Procambarus pygmaeus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Sweet Water Creek, Clench County, Georgia.

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A seminole crayfish (Procambarus seminolae) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Tiger Branch in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Fargo, Georgia.

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A seminole crayfish (Procambarus seminolae) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Tiger Branch in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Fargo, Georgia.

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A spinycheek crayfish, Faxonius limosus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A spinycheek crayfish, Faxonius limosus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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An acuminate crayfish, Cambarus acuminatus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Valley Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia.

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An acuminate crayfish, Cambarus acuminatus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Valley Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia.

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A chauga crayfish (Cambarus chaugaensis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Chauga River, Oconee County, South Carolina.

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A chauga crayfish (Cambarus chaugaensis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Chauga River, Oconee County, South Carolina.

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A mane crayfish, Procambarus lophotus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.
This species was collected at Mill Creek, Murray County, Georgia.

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A mane crayfish, Procambarus lophotus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.
This species was collected at Mill Creek, Murray County, Georgia.

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An ambiguous crayfish (Cambarus striatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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An ambiguous crayfish (Cambarus striatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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An ambiguous crayfish (Cambarus striatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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An ambiguous crayfish (Cambarus striatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A beautiful crayfish (Cambarus speciosus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Cartecay River, Gilmer County, Georgia.

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A beautiful crayfish (Cambarus speciosus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Cartecay River, Gilmer County, Georgia.

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A moccasin crayfish (Cambarus longirostris) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.
This species was collected at Copper Creek, Scott County, Virginia.
The unusual shape of this species’ claw (chela) functions to serve as a hydrofoil, keeping the animal securely pinned to the bottom of the stream when the chela is positioned in a certain way.

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A moccasin crayfish (Cambarus longirostris) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.
This species was collected at Copper Creek, Scott County, Virginia.
The unusual shape of this species’ claw (chela) functions to serve as a hydrofoil, keeping the animal securely pinned to the bottom of the stream when the chela is positioned in a certain way.

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Two Keowee crayfish (Cambarus prinsi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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A Keowee crayfish (Cambarus prinsi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Appalachian brook crayfish (Cambarus bartonii) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Appalachian brook crayfish (Cambarus bartonii) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Appalachian brook crayfish (Cambarus bartonii) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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Two Hiwassee headwater crayfish (Cambarus parrishi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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Two Hiwassee headwater crayfish (Cambarus parrishi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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A Hiwassee Crayfish (Cambarus hiwasseensis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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A Hiwassee Crayfish (Cambarus hiwasseensis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Etowah crayfish (Cambarus fasciatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Etowah crayfish (Cambarus fasciatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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Three Coosawattee crayfish (Cambarus coosawattae) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Everglades blue crayfish (Procambarus alleni) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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An Everglades blue crayfish (Procambarus alleni) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A bleeding heart tetra (Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma) at the Institute of Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) at Gulfport, MS. This animal is part of their public education area.

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A bleeding heart tetra (Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma) at the Institute of Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) at Gulfport, MS. This animal is part of their public education area.

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A green terror (Andinoacara rivulatus) at the Institute of Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) at Gulfport, MS. This animal is part of their public education area.

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