Crayfish Research at WLU

Current Research Projects:

  • Conservation assessment and distributional survey of West Virginia’s Crayfishes
  • Conservation assessment of all G1-G3 listed crayfish species in West Virginia
  • Taxonomic revision of West Virginia’s members of the crayfish subgenus Puncticambarus
  • Behavioral ecology of Cambarus dubius (Upland burrowing crayfish)
  • Conservation assessment and survey of three Marietta River Relicts in West Virginia: Ambystoma texanum (Small mouthed salamander), Fallicambarus fodiens (Digger Crayfish), and Procambarus acutus (White River Crayfish)