MSU research focuses on invasive crayfish found in Holland

The remains of red swamp crayfish were found at a popular fishing site on Lake Macatawa.

Red swamp crayfish found at Holland’s Kollen Park. Kelley Smith | Michigan State University
Red swamp crayfish found at Holland’s Kollen Park. Kelley Smith | Michigan State University

Native crayfish don’t get much attention in the world of aquatic science. In fact, the last MISIN). If you find live red swamp crayfish being offered for sale in Michigan, contact the DNR’s Report All Poaching hotline (800) 292-7800.

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