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Photo of a swamp dwarf crayfish.

Cajun Dwarf Crayfish and Swamp Dwarf Crayfish

Cambarellus puer and C. shufeldtii
Our two species of dwarf crayfish are both reddish brown to gray, with a paired series of dark, wavy stripes or dashes along the dorsal surface. In Missouri, both are found in the lowlands of the southeast or the Mississippi River floodplain.

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Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with MDC

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Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day with MDC in Kirksville

The all day event on Sept. 27 is free and open to the public.

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Color illustration of Central Mudminnow

Central Mudminnow

Umbra limi
Mudminnows are a small family of only six species and are most closely related to the pikes. This is the only mudminnow that occurs in our state, and it is rare, occurring only in a few marshy locations near the Mississippi River.

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Common Shiner

Common Shiner

Luxilus cornutus
Princibally found in central and west-central Missouri in short, direct tributaries of the Missouri River, this minnow is very similar to the striped shiner, only it lacks dusty sprinkles of pigment on its chin and (except for breeding males) lacks dark lines on the upper part of its body.

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CP38 SAFE Planting - 1st year

CP38 SAFE Planting - 1st year

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CWD Core Area Map

CWD Core Area Map

The olive-color box on this map shows the core area around where CWD has been found, and where MDC will be working with local landowners to reduce deer numbers. The core area is comprised of a 30-square-mile block along the northern part of the Linn- and Macon-county border and comprises about 2% of the counties’ total area.

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CWD remains confined to Linn-Macon-County Core Area

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Four new cases from targeted deer reduction brings total to 10 in Missouri free-ranging deer.

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deertoe

Deertoe

Truncilla truncata
A common mussel in some areas, deertoe have decorative green markings.

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