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Red Swamp Crayfish - Esquire Estates Pond

Status
Verified and Vouchered
Date First Found
8/26/2009
Location First Found
Along shore and in shallow water


About Red Swamp Crayfish

Red swamp crayfish are dark red in color with raised bright red spots covering the body and claws and a black wedge-shaped stripe on the top of the abdomen. They may vary in length between 2 to 5 inches. Occasionally, a genetic mutation may turn the body and/or claws blue.