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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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A spiny-cheek crayfish (Faxonius limosus) at Petra Aqua.

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A spiny-cheek crayfish (Faxonius limosus) at Petra Aqua.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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