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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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In North America, crayfishes are transported easily and can be inadvertently introduced into aquatic habitats when they are discarded as unused bait (Simon 2002).
North Carolina crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae): notes on distribution, taxonomy, life history, and habitat.
Observations on North Carolina crayfishes (Cambaridae).
Noteworthy distributional records for crayfishes (Cambaridae) in North Carolina.
Species replacements among Orconectes crayfishes in northern Wisconsin lakes: the role of predation by fish.
An illustrated checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae).
On the crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) of the Neches River basin of eastern Texas with the descriptions of three new species.
An illustrated key to the crayfishes of Florida (based on first form males).
The status and distribution of Maryland crayfishes.
Nonindigenous crayfishes threaten North American freshwater biodiversity: lessons from Europe.
Crayfishes of Great Falls National Park, Washington D.
Crayfishes of western Maryland: conservation and natural history.