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EDRR Status: Local expert notified
About 10 inches long, very aggressive. Please see photos provided.
Red Swamp Crayfish is an Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Prohibited Species, meaning they "may not be imported, possessed, sold, purchased, exchanged or transported in the state".
Picture guide to crayfish in Oregon;
Crayfish information from SeaGrant; and ODFW Red Swamp Crayfish fact sheet.
Minto Park in Salem, Oregon. Just after first parking lot off River Road there is a curve in the park road with trail going down small slope. Invasive was found next to slough.
Mr. Rick Boatner Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
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