River roaches: The Quest to Better Understand Crayfish

by Michael Moore, guest blogger Some call them yabbis, mudbugs or spoondogs. But most of you know them by a different name: crayfish.  My scientific introduction to crayfish was by another name–“ the cockroaches of the creek“; they eat everything and everything eats them!”This was the answer I received when asking a scientist about crayfish. Comparing something…