Story: Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans

Packhorse crayfish

Packhorse crayfish

The packhorse crayfish (Sagmariasus verreauxi) has olive-green coloration and smooth tail segments.

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Photograph by Malcolm Francis

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Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, 'Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans - Crayfish', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/8233/packhorse-crayfish (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, published 12 Jun 2006