Murray Crayfish

Euastacus armatus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Euastacus armatus
Other names Murray River Crayfish, Freshwater Crays, Spiny Freshwater Crays, Spinies
Size Up to 17.4 cm (6.85 in) carapace
Weight Over 2 kg (4.4 lbs)


Habitat & AU Distribution Freshwater streams and rivers in burrows under rocks and logs
Depth Range 0 - 5 m (16 ft)
Murray Crayfish Distribution