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4154
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One of the state's largest freshwater invertebrates is the crayfish. Thirty-five to forty crayfish species are native to the state, and five of the species are found only in North Carolina. Two of the five live only in the Tar and Neuse river basins. Crayfish are enjoyed by over 125 vertebrates, including raccoons, otters, and bass.
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8727
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Three non-native crayfishes have established breeding populations in North Carolina waters. Invasive species are ones that have been introduced into an area far from their natural ranges. Such species are considered biological pollutants, for they can have a negative effect on the local ecosystem. Future assessments of these crayfishes will require baseline data provided by this study: precise localities, dates of collection, sexes and numbers, and some information on reproduction.
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1067
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The crawfish is rapidly gaining popularity in North Carolina as a home-grown Cajun delicacy, as reflected by the annual Crawfish Boil at the North Carolina Farmers Market in Raleigh.
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3856
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Twenty-seven species of crayfish with colors from drab brown to bright red live in the state's marshes, streams, and other wet areas. They are both predator and preyed upon and are a fascinating creature to biologists and small boys.
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35392
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This article profiled the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Research Curator of Crustaceans position, its retiree (Dr. John Cooper) and his successor (Bronwyn Williams). Cooper’s contributions included serving as a reference for environmental managers. Williams’ contributions included providing information about specimens she collected in the Northwest.
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