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Perfect Invaders: How Crayfish Are Threatening Crater Lake's Smallest Creatures

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 4, 2015 10:45 a.m. | Crater Lake National Park, Oregon

An invasive crayfish is thriving in Oregon's Crater Lake as the waters warm – putting the lake’s clarity and native creatures in jeopardy.   

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Herald and News: Crayfish In Crater Lake Threaten Newt Population

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Nov. 10, 2014 1:10 p.m.

Mark Buktenica, who’s worked as Crater Lake National Park’s aquatic biologist for 30 years, remembers times not so long ago when Mazama Newts, a species found only at Crater Lake, were common sights along the lake’s shorelines.