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crayfish

a decapod crustacean (suborder Macrura) that possesses an elongate body of the CARIDOID FACIES type.
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Lengthweight relationships of two commercially important crayfishes of the genus Procambarus.
Native crayfishes do not occur in the MRG, but red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) and northern crayfish (Orconectes virilis) are found in the drainage (Adams et al., 2010; Crandall, 2010).
Orconectes rusticus is also less susceptible to predation than resident crayfishes due to larger chelae (Roth and Kitchell, 2005).
Lodge, "Replacement of resident crayfishes by an exotic crayfish: the roles of competition and predation," Ecological Applications, vol.
Although this study lacks the scope to fully address this issue, the distribution and habitat preferences of the crayfishes of Blackburn Fork appear to vary widely and reflect the diverse range of niches occupied by different species.
I have tracked the changing distributions of several of these crayfishes by analyzing specimens and records stored in the collections of the Royal Ontario Museum.
Inter-form agonistic contests in male crayfishes, Cambarus robustus (Decapoda, Cambaridae).
Publication of An Interdisciplinary Bibliography of Freshwater Crayfishes" by C.
A list is provided of all crayfishes (family Cambaridae) in the southern United States, which includes common names, global conservation status, an alternative review of the conservation status based on the IUCN red list criteria, and state distribution.
Key to PA crayfishes. Available from: http://www.lhup.edu/tnuttall/pennsylvania_ crayfish_reference_.htm.