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How did the rusty crayfish spread?

Asked: Big O (Owen), Last Updated:

It is thought to have spread by means of released game fish bait and/or from aquarium release. Rusty crayfish are also raised for commercial and biological harvest. ... They deprive native fish of their prey and cover and out-compete native crayfish. Rusty crayfish will also attack the feet of swimmers.

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