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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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Between 2012 and 2014, they released batches of the native crayfish in a tributary of the river Irfon near Builth Wells.
The lone and unambiguous progenitor of the entire species, which is also called Marmorkrebs, was born about 30 years ago in an aquarium in Germany, itself perhaps an offspring of two slough crayfish that had been imported from Florida.
A voracious pest that mutated in a German aquarium and is marching around the world without the need for sexual reproduction may sound like science fiction, but a genetic study has revealed that a rapidly spreading all-female army of crayfish is descended from a single female and reproduces without any males.
Thirty-nine-year-old Aaron Andrew McKay was fined $6,000 after he pleaded guilty in the Gisborne District Court last week, to 2 offences under the Fisheries Act one for selling 35 crayfish and the other for being in possession for crayfish for sale.
KEY WORDS: Astacus astacus, crayfish feed, fatty acid profile, lipid content, recirculating aquaculture system, open pond system
Ireland has the largest population of the rare white-clawed crayfish.
Signal crayfish, the larger American cousins of Britain's endangered white claw crayfish, have colonised the becks around Guisborough and one man has called for something to be done.
Native crayfishes do not occur in the MRG, but red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) and northern crayfish (Orconectes virilis) are found in the drainage (Adams et al.
The natural preservative effect of rosemary and thyme essential oils on marinated crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus Esch.
Your observations on the crayfish are interesting, and the guy to contact is Ben Tvser--bentyser@hotmail.
AN invasive predator which has ousted the native crayfish from most UK waterways has been discovered for the first time in the tributary of a main North East river.
NEARLY 600 juvenile native crayfish have been released into a Welsh river, to replace the population which fell victim to pollution in 2012.
Red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) were first recorded in Topanga Creek in 2001.
In addition crayfish exhibited different orientation behaviors when challenged with different types of chemical cues (Moore and Grills, 1999).