crayfish


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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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Scientists also study the social behaviors of crayfish, examining how individuals compete with each other for space, food, and opportunities to mate and reproduce.
KEY WORDS: crawfish, crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, burrows, oviposition, burrow excavation
It is bigger and more aggressive than the native white-clawed crayfish and has eradicated the latter from many rivers.
Oliver Brown, Fish Culture Officer for NRW, said the crustaceans were reared at the Cynrig Fish Culture Unit, Powys, as part of a conservation strategy aiming to protect crayfish populations and establish safe havens for them.
There are also thought to be around 100 endangered White Clawed Crayfish living there.
Natural Resources Wales officers have released the captive-reared native crayfish into a stretch of the river not yet colonised by the Yankee aggressors.
Signal crayfish have been in the River Blyth for some time but now Environment Agency staff have also found them in the Coquet, and are appealing to people to help them halt the invasion -by leaving them alone.
Crayfish are generally suitable for the same treatment as large prawns or langoustines.
Orconectes rusticus, the rusty crayfish, is the most reviled crayfish in North America today.
After repeated failures, the researchers checked the last hiding spot available: crayfish burrows.
For a main course, pan-fried monkfish with wild mushrooms and crayfish butter sauce is paired with an Australian pinot noir.
Research is also being undertaken into ways to eradicate non-native crayfish species, as well as the crayfish plague, but a solution has yet to be found.
SIGHTINGS of a new invasive species of crayfish have prompted concerns over its potential spread in the UK, experts said yesterday.
Chemosensory stimuli for the walking legs of the crayfish Procambarus clarkii.