Crayfish

Waters:Crayfish are found only in fresh Waters, usually in streams, creeks and lakes. Crayfish can be found around the world; many American crayfish are fished for in Louisiana ('crawfish capital of the world'), California, and Oregon. Description (in water): Crayfish look like miniature lobsters, complete with claws and antennae. They range in size from 3 to 6 inches in length and weigh between 2 and 8 ounces. Description (in market): Crayfish should always be bought live and should look exactl…...

Crayfish

All species of the family Astacidae
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Crayfish

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. They breathe through feather-like gills and are found in bodies of water. Some species are found in brooks a...
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Crayfish

• (n.) See Crawfish. • (n.) Any crustacean of the family Astacidae, resembling the lobster, but smaller, and found in fresh waters. Crawfishes are esteemed very delicate food both in Europe and America. The North American species are numerous and mostly belong to the genus Cambarus. The blind crawfish of the Mammoth Cave is Cambarus pellu...
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crayfish

crawdaddy noun small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
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Crayfish

[food] Crayfish (better known in Louisiana as `crawfish`) are eaten all over the world. Like other edible crustaceans, only a small portion of the body of a crayfish is edible. In most prepared dishes, such as soups, bisques and étouffées, only the tail portion is served. At crayfish boils or other meals where the entire body of the crayf...
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Crayfish

Cray'fish (krā'fĭsh) noun (Zoology) See Crawfish .
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crayfish

a lobsterlike crustacean. The word is commonly used for freshwater lobsters but here in New Zealand it has stuck to the Spiny Lobster or Langouste as it is known by Frenchmen. The Crayfish has no pincers. It grows to over 40 years old and matures slowly. Crayfish has always been an important commercial coastal species.
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Crayfish

Also called 'Crawfish' and 'crawdads.' Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans that look like tiny lobsters. Crayfish can be prepared in any manner appropriate to a lobster.
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crayfish

any of numerous crustaceans (order Decapoda) constituting the families Astacidae (Northern Hemisphere), Parastacidae, and Austroastracidae (Southern ... [3 related articles]
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Crayfish

Crayfish or crawfish are various crustaceans allied to and resembling the lobsters, of the order Decapoda. The common crayfish (Astacus fluviatilis) is also known as the river lobster which resembles the lobster in appearance and habits. It inhabits the fresh waters of Europe and the north of Asia, and is common in some of the streams of England an...
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crayfish

crayfish or crawfish,freshwater crustacean smaller than but structurally very similar to its marine relative the lobster, and found in ponds and streams in most parts of the world except Africa. Crayfish grow some 3 to 4 in. (7.6–10.2 cm) in length and are usually brownish green; some cave-dwe...
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crayfish

Freshwater decapod (ten-limbed) crustacean belonging to several families structurally similar to, but smaller than, the lobster. Crayfish are brownish-green scavengers and are found in all parts of the world except Africa. They are edible, and some species are farmed. There are 300–400 s...
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crayfish

See crawfish.
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crayfish

Various freshwater crustaceans resembling the lobster, but usually much smaller; common genera are astacus, cambarus, oronectes, and pacifastacus. It includes crayfish as food. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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crayfish

[n] - tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly 2. [n] - small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
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