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Old 03-19-2010, 06:51 PM   #1
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Biologists wary of new crayfish
New species may alter Yampa River; trappings to begin in April
By Zach Fridell Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Steamboat Today: Biologists wary of new crayfish
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There are no native species of crayfish in the region, but several other types of crayfish have been introduced in the past. The most common way for species to be introduced is by fishers who use the crayfish as bait and throw into the water the crayfish they did not use, or by people who stock private waterways with the crayfish as food for sport fish.

“This is another example of how we have created problems for our native species (by) people moving things around,” Colorado Division of Wildlife area wildlife manager Jim Haskins said...
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