Signal Crayfish - Pacifastacus leniusculus

Shellfish  <<   Signal Crayfish

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Signal Crayfish,  Pacifastacus leniusculus


California to Washington


February to November

Method of Capture:


Sustainability Consideration:

In the United States, they are green-listed, while in Europe, they are an invasive species that are replacing the native crayfish populations.

Size Range:

2.5 to 3.5 inches long

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and sweet with a firm, meaty, succulent texture

Cooking Tips:

boil, steam