Packhorse crayfish; RM551


Russell Museum Te Whare Taonga o Kororareka


Packhorse crayfish

About this object

Smooth-tailed crayfish. The Maori name for crayfish is koura. The scientific name for this particular species is Jasus Hugelii. It is not as common as the spiny crayfish - Jasus Ialandii. It is found in the Kermadus, New South Wales and the Indian Ocean.


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Presented by N Wynyard

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Invertebrate, Animal

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