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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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On a table in each tent was a big tray filled with a mound of small red crayfish.
Is it any wonder that crayfish pincers push up noticeable "chimneys" of excavated soil?
PRICEY DELICACY"We place small pieces of fish inside the nets, which we use to lure the crayfish. Once inside the net, they are unable to crawl out due to their claw-shaped forelimbs," explains Kariuki.
After deducting costs, he said he was only able to make a profit of NT$500 per day, and because the profit margins for his friends who raise crayfish are so low, he thought he would try this "special marketing strategy."
The use of any type of crayfish as bait for fishing is also illegal.
Crayfish restaurant manager Anthony Sifuma in response said it was an accident and the camp is responsible for what happened.
Generally, crayfish are freshwater crustaceans that look like baby lobsters.
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.
KEY WORDS: Astacus astacus, crayfish feed, fatty acid profile, lipid content, recirculating aquaculture system, open pond system
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.
We collected the conchas crayfish (Orconectes deanae) in the middle Rio Grande (MRG) basin during routine fish collection and monitoring efforts.
The natural preservative effect of rosemary and thyme essential oils on marinated crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus Esch., 1823) stored at 4 C was investigated.
Your observations on the crayfish are interesting, and the guy to contact is Ben I am sure he would be interested.