Noun(1) warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California(2) tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly(3) small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster(4) large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
(1) Looking that way, he saw a pair of raccoons dunking their paws in the river, obviously after crayfish .(2) Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is looking into moving white-claw crayfish to safe rivers.(3) It escaped, of course, like all imports do, and is now wiping out the much smaller native crayfish in the rushing streams of the Yorkshire Dales.(4) Land crabs, river crayfish , opossum, agouti, and fish are caught where available.(5) As we clambered through the breakdown above the stream we saw several crayfish , which had apparently been washed in by the storm earlier in the week.(6) Lobsters, crabs, prawns, bay bugs, freshwater and marine crayfish all belong to the phylum Arthropoda, the group which also contains insects.(7) However, aquaculture also includes the farming of other aquatic animals such as: molluscs (including oysters, abalone, mussels and scallops); crustaceans (such as shrimps, prawns, freshwater and marine crayfish ); and aquatic plants (seaweeds).(8) He pointed to recent archaeological investigations which indicated that Maori had overexploited resources such as seals, marine crayfish and birds of several varieties.(9) The Palinuridae family includes the commercially exploited crustaceans of Australia that are known as rock lobsters, spiny crayfish and marine crayfish .(10) The spiny, or rock, lobsters, found in warm seas of both hemispheres, are actually marine crayfish (genus Panulirus); they lack claws but have sharp spines on the carapace.