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Why do crawfish turn black?

Asked: Simon Thompson, Date Created:

But late in the season, many crawfish are darker simply because they are older and have reached maturity. They are at “full size” and don't need to molt out of their shells any longer. So they appear darker, and their shells become harder and can sometimes be tougher to peel.

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