Gross Little Arthopods
The scientific name for crawfish is Cambaridae cambarus and for grasshopper it is Melanoplus differentialis. Crawfish live in freshwater with warm temperatures year round. Crawfish prey on dead algae, dead fish, worms, and dead insects. Grasshopper are herbivores feeding on a variety of plants. Some species only like grasses. Crawfish are omnivoric scavengers. Ecological advantages of crawfish is that they have tough exoskeleton and pincers. They affect humans by scavengeing for dead material decreasing waste in the environment.
- Crayfish can eat hot dogs and cat food.
- There are 200 species of crayfish in North America.
- Crayfish fight over their territory.