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crayfish

a decapod crustacean (suborder Macrura) that possesses an elongate body of the CARIDOID FACIES type.

crayfish

Includes many genera and species, many of them farmed, e.g. Procambarus, Oronectes, Astacus, Pastifastacus spp. Called also freshwater crayfish.

freshwater crayfish
see crayfish (above).
crayfish plague
epizootic disease of European crayfish (Astacus astacus) caused by Aphanomyces astaci. Affects also Cherax spp. (American crayfish), Pacifastacus leniusculus.
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I did three albums with An Emotional Fish, I did three with the Mudbug Club and the last two or three years I have been working with Jeremy Hickey from RSAG who I have known since he was a kid.
Concurrent with automatic welding activities, Global used the Sea Constructor to simultaneously lay and bury the 12-inch line and provide 3 feet of cover using its Mudbug jetting device.
And other acts performing on the night include The Revs, Jerry Fish and The Mudbug Club, English girl-band Clea and up and coming singer songwriter Denise Hagan.
The 52 -year-old bowed out of the chat show arena saying: "I fought the law and the law won" before Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club sang Dunph' theme tune.
Elevens are the sum of the parts of some of the finest Irish indie bands of a generation, with members of Sack, The Brilliant Trees and singer Mark Healy - formerly of Jerry Fish's Mudbug Club - joining forces in their own acoustic playland.
The very words crawfish and mudbug imply something a little wild and unorthodox since they are neither bugs nor fish.
Meteor Award winners Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club performed on the Guinness Gig Rig on Friday night, much to the delight of the early arrivals.
The beer is ideal for the health conscious reveller as it is only 99 calories a bottle so guests let their hair down guilt-free to the sound of the San Patricio Mariachi Band followed by some rock and roll with Bipolar empire and the wonderful Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club.
The festivities begin with a mudbug boil and music on Friday night.
STONKING: Jerry Fish and the Mudbug club, above, and, right, Delores belts out another smasher; IN THERE: Niall Stokes with Cranberries star Delores
The Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club frontman said: "I was much happier that the late, great Mic Christopher got the Best Album Award than I possibly could have been if we had won it.
It wasn't long before a third member Mark Healy (THE JOSEPHS / JERRY FISH & THE MUDBUG CLUB) joined forces to add some tonal colour to complete the overall sound.