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Synonyms for crayfish

tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters

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Length-weight relationship, muscle production, and proximate composition of the freshwater crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes (Lereboullet).
The white-clawed crayfish is the only species of freshwater crayfish native to the UK.
The influence of size differential on agonistic behaviour in the freshwater crayfish, Cherax cuspidatus (Decapoda: Parastacidae).
Bradsett P Prince J Kuchling G and Knott B (2002) Aggressive interactions between freshwater turtle, Chelodina oblonga, hatchings and freshwater crayfish, Cherax spp.
has the most species of freshwater crayfish, freshwater turtles and freshwater snails.
THE COMPLETE LIST OF DECLINING SPECIES IN WALES Freshwater pearl mussel Red squirrel Crucifix ground beetle Skylark Water vole Fan mussel White-clawed freshwater crayfish Dune gentian (flower) Juniper Fern orchid Minutest diving beetle Pearl-bordered fritillary (butterfly) Linnet Southern damselfly (dragonfly) Common skate Zircon reed beetle Pink sea fan (jellyfish) Marsh fritillary (butterfly) Narrow-bordered bee hawk-moth Belted beauty (moth) Barred green colonel (fly) Native oyster Grey partridge Argent and sable (moth) Roseate tern (seabird) Great Crested newt Sword grass
The spokesman said: "As part of the project, we have agreed special working practices with the park authorities to ensure we protect the ecology of the site which includes rare flora and fauna such as marsh violets and freshwater crayfish.
THOUSANDS of freshwater crayfish and other river creatures died when farmer Robert Leiper allowed deadly slurry to pour into a waterway.
Inspired by the approach of Holdich's 2002 Biology of Freshwater Crayfish, biologists provide information useful to the commercial production of marine lobsters by genera, rather than by fishery, country, or practical topics as existing guides do.
Granted, the Australian yabby industry is small compared with many overseas freshwater crayfish industries.
Jonathon Duniam from Australia received the high honorable mention for his project, " Habitat Assessment for the Burnie Burrowing Crayfish (Engaeus yabbimunna) on Shorewell Creek, Burnie, Tasmania," which looked into methods to protect a rare freshwater crayfish.
Traditional Aboriginal foods such as witchetty grubs and yabbies - delicious freshwater crayfish - are cooked in Western style at the Red Ochre Grill on the corner on Shields and Sheridan streets in Cairns.
The Victorian Coalition Government has introduced tighter fishing regulations to protect stocks of Murray spiny freshwater crayfish this year.