pseudonym updated dwarf crayfish
2015-02-02 10:51:26 -0800
Cambarellus genus of dwarf crayfish, containing: Cambarellus patzcuarensis Orange (CPO/orange dwarf crayfish/Mexican dwarf crayfish), Cambarellus shufeldtii (Cajun dwarf crayfish), Cambarellus montezumae, Cambarellus ninae, etc. Natural habitat: Dwarf crayfish are mainly found in Mexico and southern parts of the USA. Their primary habitat consists of lakes, small streams and slow-flowing rivers. IMG_3566 Mexican dwarf crayfish are selectively bred for a bright orange color. IMG_3566 by captkodak on Flickr. Appearance: Dwarf crayfish are freshwater crustaceans that look somewhat like a tiny version of lobsters. Most wild varieties have a brown-greyish color with darker stripes that allows them to blend in with the environment;