Spiny Crayfish 
 
 
Group:
Crustaceans
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Australia


Species/Common Names:
Euastacus armatus
Murray River Crayfish
Murray Spiny Crayfish
Euastacus bindal
Mt. Elliot Spiny Crayfish
Euastacus bispinosus
Glenelg River Crayfish
Euastacus crassus
Alpine Spiny Crayfish
Euastacus diversus
Orbost Spiny Crayfish
Euastacus eungella
Euastacus fleckeri
Euastacus hystricosus
Euastacus jagara
Euastacus maidae
Euastacus monteithorum
Euastacus neodiversus
Euastacus robertsi
Euastacus setosus
Euastacus urospinosus
Euastacus yigara

Facts Summary:
Euastacus (commonly known as the Spiny Crayfish species) is a genus of crustaceans of concern and found in the following area(s): Australia.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Euastacus armatusVU-IUCN1996Australia
2. Euastacus bindalCR-IUCN1996Australia
3. Euastacus bispinosusVU-IUCN1996Australia
4. Euastacus crassusEN-IUCN1996Australia
5. Euastacus diversusEN-IUCN1996Australia
6. Euastacus eungellaCR-IUCN2010Australia
7. Euastacus fleckeriEN-IUCN2010Australia
8. Euastacus hystricosusEN-IUCN2010Australia
9. Euastacus jagaraCR-IUCN2010Australia
10. Euastacus maidaeCR-IUCN2010Australia
11. Euastacus monteithorumCR-IUCN2010Australia
12. Euastacus neodiversusEN-IUCN2010Australia
13. Euastacus robertsiCR-IUCN2010Australia
14. Euastacus setosusCR-IUCN2010Australia
15. Euastacus urospinosusEN-IUCN1996Australia
16. Euastacus yigaraCR-IUCN2010Australia

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