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I'm wondering, does the golden algae kill the crawfish also? Are people seeing millions of floating crawfish in Saguaro and Canyon?
 

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I have not seen any dead crawfish at Canyon. I was wondering the same thing Lone Ranger if GA was affecting them. You know come to think of it I have only seen bigger crawfish there lately and not any smaller ones.
 

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Lone Ranger,

Last summer I found an article on a website focused on crawfish trapping in AZ. This articled listed the Salt River chain as typically very abundant with crawfish, but stated that divers had recently observed mass quantities of dead crafish lying on the bottom of ?? lake. It further stated they (not sure who "they" are) estimated 50-80% loss of crawfish in effected waters.

This doesn't answer your question, but it is plausible that the 2003, '04, and current kills are from the same substance.

Also, I cannot vouch for the accuracty of the article and I didn't do anything to confirm the report. I'll try to find the article and post it here.

Regards,
 
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