crayfish

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  • Info Crayfish, also known as crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, or mudbugs, are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are related; taxonomically, they are members of the superfamilies Astacoidea and Parastacoidea. more...
  • Crayfish amount to eight different species in the stream both above and below ground.
  • For example, when he brought crayfish to the house, he improved the opportunity. Cited from Russian Rambles, by Isabel F. Hapgood
  • The air service primarily served to ship out high-value export crayfish products.
  • The coat of arms of the family is three red crayfish on a gold surface.
  • In some areas where they are common, crayfish can be important prey for this species.
  • Because of their very small size of or less, some fish are often a threat to the crayfish.
  • He primarily studied crustaceans, in particular crayfish of which he described many new species.
  • The number of crayfish that have almost been extinct is now again increasing.
  • When he saw the crayfish on the table, he appeared to be afraid of it, although it was dead. Cited from Masterman Ready, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • The creek itself is locally well known for its population of crayfish.
  • Here he lived alone, supporting himself on fish and crayfish. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • Accordingly she went down to the sea to look for crayfish. Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • The river also has a large population of crayfish.
  • For two hours he did not find a crayfish. Cited from Baree, Son of Kazan, James Oliver Curwood
  • Most of you children know that a crayfish is like a little lobster. Cited from Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods, by Laura Lee Hope
  • Until recent times, native crayfish and many freshwater fish species inhabited the river.
  • Crayfish can move backward much faster than they can move forward.
  • It held good populations of native crayfish until at least the 1980s.
  • It is like a crayfish basket, and is in fact the same thing, only rather larger. Cited from The Naturalist on the Thames, by C. J. Cornish
  • They have also been known to use abandoned crayfish burrows as a place to house their eggs.
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Meaning of crayfish

  • noun Tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
  • noun Small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster