Cherax quadricarinatus is an Australian freshwater crayfish.
Species: C. quadricarinatus
Natural distribution & biology. The name 'Redclaw' comes from the fact that mature male specimens display distinctive red patches on the claws. The male is larger than the female reaching a maximum of 25 cm in length and weight up to 600g.
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Red claw and native crayfish are both omnivorous detritivores, meaning that they prefer to eat decaying plant or animal matter. In their native habitat their diets consist mostly of decaying plant material.