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Publication Date

1979

Keywords

Orconectes; Crayfish; Fish populations--Minnesota

Abstract

During 1979, a field study was conducted to determine the species of crayfish present in southern Minnesota. Specimens of Orconectes iowaensis Fitzpatrick, Orconectes rusticus (Girard), and Orconectes virilis (Hagen) were collected. These represent new state records for O. iowaensis and O. rusticus. O. iowaensis appears restricted to the Root River drainage system in extreme southeastern Minnesota. O. rusticus was found in the West Fork of the Des Moines River in southwestern Minnesota and the Cedar River drainage system in south central Minnesota. Notes on the ecology of these species are included.

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