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noun as in shellfish

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After being exposed to drugs in water, crayfish are more likely to be eaten by predators.

Freud’s college drawings are of the nerves in crayfish and lamprey.

In the evenings, you can camp on islands in Edenic Lake Bunyonyi, eating crayfish tails and fire-baked manioc, while crested cranes roost in the nearby trees, honking at the sunset.

In fact, there are lots of problematic invasive species that have spread through the pet trade, from predatory fish that can drag themselves between bodies of water to a crayfish that clones itself to reproduce.

Suddenly, seeing the pools and the crayfish seemed more important than chasing away spiders.

Page Six says they dined on mussel soup, crayfish and artichoke risotto at a tony Venetian restaurant.

For her inaugural menu, she planned crayfish with mayonnaise, pigeon with peas, and an apple brioche flambéed in rum.

Ferraro didn't know much about catfish, crayfish, or grapes, but she was, she said, quite familiar with blueberries.

Most folks call them crayfish, but in the bayou, they are crawfish.

He had to gather fragments of wreck and other things to aid him in his labour, and to search for crabs and crayfish for his food.

The waters of the inlet were exceedingly well stocked with fish; and here I saw large crayfish for the first time.

Fill the centre with Allemagne sauce, to which has been added some lobster and crayfish butter to make it red.

The Queen listened without interrupting, for hearing a big Crayfish talk—and talk so nicely too—was a great surprise to her.

They have also small hoop nets, in which they catch lobsters, and sea crayfish.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crayfish, such as: clam, conch, crawfish, crustacean, lobster, and mollusk.

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