Crayfish (Orconectes virilis) can grow in size from 1.5″ in length to 8″ in length. Typically, our crayfish range in size from 2″ – 5″ in length. Primarily, used in the bait industry, crayfish have become popular in goldfish aquariums and koi pond settings over the past several years.
Orconectes virilis is a species of crayfish known as the virile crayfish, northern crayfish, Eastern Crayfish and lesser known as the Lake Crayfish or Common Crawfish. It is native to eastern United States and southeast Canada.