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  • A close-up photograph of a rust colored crayfish.
    Rusty crayfish. Photo by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

    Rusty crayfish

    March 24, 2014 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are asking anglers to help stop the spread of the rusty crayfish — a destructive, non-native crayfish that has invaded the upper Catawba River in western North Carolina. The rusty crayfish, which measures about 5 inches long, is native to the Ohio River watershed but can now be found in Canada and 17 other states, including North Carolina.  Learn more...

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