What is a crayfish's niche?
Aug 6, 2016
A crayfish's niche is that it is an omnivore, a scavenger that consumes aquatic plants and small invertebrates and is consumed by larger animals, with a large geographical range.
The niche means that the crayfish:
- Eats both plants and animals
- Likes to eat things like insects and algae
- Is eaten and preyed on by things like bass and raccoons
- Can be found in both fresh and saltwater habitats