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Big Water Crayfish

(Cambarus robustus)

Report this Species!

If you believe you have found this species in its invasive range in Pennsylvania, please report your findings to iMapInvasives by submitting an observation record.

Species at a Glance

Learn more about the Big water crayfish and its impacts by viewing information available from USGS NAS.

*To date, this species has not been found outside its native range within Pennsylvania.

Range Information

The map below depicts only the native range of Big water crayfish in Pennsylvania, displayed using a HUC 12 watershed layer.

Data used to create this map was provided by:

Native range

Invasive range

Pennsylvania iMapInvasives, invasive here but not there, Big water crayfish, Cambarus robustus

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Funding for Pennsylvania iMapInvasives is provided by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

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