Ohio’s various crayfish are just fine persisting out of the spotlight, away from spying eyes and prying predators. You mostly have to look hard to find one under a creek rock or mired in an underground burrow. If you know that Ohio has 22 different crayfish species, count yourself among the enlightened few.
Found in all corners of Ohio and various aquatic habitats, the Buckeye State is home to all sorts of interesting crayfish. While most look similar at first glance, each species is unique in its own way. Whether you call them crawdads, crayfish, or crawfish, we have much to learn about these mostly aquatic creatures: http://ow.ly/hjqe30kzzwZ