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for Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science Vol. 126 Issue 4, Winter 2010
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North Carolina is home to forty native crayfishes, but taxonomic problems persist within several of the species. This is the first comprehensive listing of the state’s crayfish fauna and the first effort to correlate the distributions of all North Carolina crayfishes with hydrologic units and physiographic provinces.
A fish inventory in 2004 of Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, North Carolina was conducted by sampling three reaches of the two streams within the park. The fish community was surprisingly diverse, considering alterations and urbanization of surrounding Greensboro.
Basking sharks and whale sharks are two of the largest sharks in the world. Observations of these two sharks confirm that they are members of the North Carolinian fish fauna.