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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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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.
Orconectes rusticus is also less susceptible to predation than resident crayfishes due to larger chelae (Roth and Kitchell, 2005).
Although this study lacks the scope to fully address this issue, the distribution and habitat preferences of the crayfishes of Blackburn Fork appear to vary widely and reflect the diverse range of niches occupied by different species.
The only vulnerable crayfishes in this province are the semi-terrestrial burrowing ones (see Rotunda Summer/Fall 2002), but their plight has nothing to do with the rusty crayfish.
A list is provided of all crayfishes (family Cambaridae) in the southern United States, which includes common names, global conservation status, an alternative review of the conservation status based on the IUCN red list criteria, and state distribution.
Museum specimens of crayfishes housed at the United States National Museum of Natural History and Southern Arkansas University were examined in search of specimens of B.
How lobsters, crayfishes, and crabs locate sources of odor: current perspectives and future directions.
As one of the largest and most abundant invertebrates found in North American aquatic ecosystems, crayfishes often account for a substantial portion of benthic biomass (Momot et al.
Summary of the distribution of Indiana crayfishes, including new state and county records.
The presence of the biogenic amines 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) and dopamine (DA) in the nervous systems of crustaceans, including crayfishes, is well established.
While widely introduced invasive crayfishes such as Orconectes rusticus and Procambarus clarkii have received substantial research and management attention (Hobbs et al.