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Types of Crayfish

Acocil​
Acocil​

fresh water crayfish (Cambarellus montezumae and Cambarellus zempoalensis)

Amano ​Shrimp​
Amano ​Shrimp​

If you have a species of shrimp that are very prolific like the red cherry shrimp (I've heard some people have had very prolific crystal reds aswell) or one that can camouflage like the Amano shrimp or the ghost shrimp.

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Astacus ​Astacus​
Astacus ​Astacus​

Astacus astacus, the European crayfish, noble crayfish, or broad-fingered crayfish, is the most common species of crayfish in Europe, and a traditional food source. Like other true crayfish, A. astacus is restricted to fresh water, living only in unpolluted streams, rivers, and lakes.

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Astacus ​Leptodactylus​
Astacus ​Leptodactylus​

Dear crayfish people, I've been looking into crayfishbreeding for a while (particularly the native European species in an IBC aquaponic system)....

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Austropotamobius ​Pallipes​
Austropotamobius ​Pallipes​

Austropotamobius pallipes is the only species of crayfish found in Ireland, occurring over limestone areas inhabiting rivers, streams, canals and lakes. They are absent from the more acidic waters of the west.

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Austropotamobius ​Torrentium​
Austropotamobius ​Torrentium​

Austropotamobius torrentium, also called the stone crayfish, is a European species of freshwater crayfish in the family Astacidae. It is mostly found in tributaries of the Danube, having originated in the northern part of the Balkan Peninsula.

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Blue Crayfish​
Blue Crayfish​

The Electric Blue Crayfish hails from Florida, specifically areas east of St. Johns River, various locations south of Levy and Marion Counties, and even some of the Florida Keys. In fact, they are the only crayfish species native to the state of Florida.

Cambarellus ​Diminutus​
Cambarellus ​Diminutus​

Cambarellus (Pandicambarus) diminutus Hobbs, 1945. The crayfish and lobster taxonomy browser. Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Available: http://iz.carnegiemnh.org/crayfish/NewAstacidea/species.asp?g=Cambarellus&s=diminut us&ssp=. (October 2016). Hobbs, H. H., Jr. 1945.

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Cambarellus ​Patzcuarensis​
Cambarellus ​Patzcuarensis​

Cambarellus patzcuarensis is a small, threatened species of crayfish in the family Cambaridae. It is native to Mexico and often kept in aquariums.

Cambaroides ​Japonicus​
Cambaroides ​Japonicus​

Cambaroides japonicus (De Haan, 1841) Cambaroides japonicus, also known as Japanese crayfish (ニホンザリガニ, Nihon zarigani), is a species of crayfish endemic to Japan.

Cancer ​Pagurus​
Cancer ​Pagurus​

Cancer pagurus, commonly known as the edible crab or brown crab, is a species of crab found in the North Sea, North Atlantic Ocean and perhaps in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a robust crab of a reddish-brown colour, having an oval carapace with a characteristic "pie crust" edge and black tips to the claws.

Caramote ​Prawn​
Caramote ​Prawn​

Prawn vs Crayfish. Prawn and crayfish are crustaceans. Though they belong to the same family, prawn and crayfish differ in many ways. When comparing their physique, crayfish can be easily distinguished from prawns. Crayfish are bigger than prawns.

Cherax ​Quadricarinatus​
Cherax ​Quadricarinatus​

Alternative names [edit | edit source] Redclaw Crayfish, Blue Lobster, Australian Crayfish Origin [edit | edit source] This species is native to freshwater creeks and water bodies in tropical Queensland, the Northern Territory and south-eastern Papua New Guinea.

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Cherry Shrimp​
Cherry Shrimp​

Yeah I tried the blue crays b4 with my cherry shrimps and had to feed my cray to my flower horn as a result of my anger towards the lost of 10 or so cherry. Also if you have a planted tank the cray tend to go on a rampage and destroy everything.

Chesapeake ​Blue Crab​
Chesapeake ​Blue Crab​

Callinectes sapidus (from the Greek calli-= "beautiful", nectes = "swimmer", and Latin sapidus = "savory"), the blue crab, Atlantic blue crab, or regionally as the Chesapeake blue crab, is a species of crab native to the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and introduced internationally.

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Chinese ​Mitten Crab​
Chinese ​Mitten Crab​

The Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) is a vector of the fatal crayfish plague pathogen (Aphanomyces astaci). Both species are listed among the world´s 100 worst invasive species. From its origin in China the Chinese mitten crab was introduced to Europe, presumably via ballast water from ships.

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Coconut Crab​
Coconut Crab​

Coconut crabs ignore objects that have been washed clean of scents, suggesting that they may only abscond with things that carry a faint whiff of food. 8. they're pretty antisocial.

Common ​Yabby​
Common ​Yabby​

The common yabby (Cherax destructor) is an Australian freshwater crustacean in the Parastacidae family. It is listed as a vulnerable species of crayfish by the World Conservation Union (IUCN), though the validity of this listing is questionable [citation needed]; wild yabby populations remain strong, and have expanded into new habitats created by reservoirs and farm dams.

Dungeness ​Crab​
Dungeness ​Crab​

The Dungeness crab is named after Dungeness, Washington, which is located approximately five miles 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Sequim and 15 miles (24 km) east of Port Angeles. Its typical range extends from Alaska's Aleutian Islands to Point Conception, near Santa Barbara, California, while it is occasionally found as far south as Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

European ​Green Crab​
European ​Green Crab​

After the first European green crab was discovered in Willapa Bay, WDFW staff, initiated a monitoring and control program, starting with a canvas of Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor by setting crayfish traps at locations where the crab was most likely to be found.

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European ​Lobster​
European ​Lobster​

There is a potential for ecological damage when crayfish are introduced into non-native bodies of water: e.g., crayfish plague in Europe, or the introduction of the common yabby (Cherax destructor) into drainages east of the Great Dividing Range in Australia.

European ​Spider Crab​
European ​Spider Crab​

EUROPEAN CRAYFISH. The original freshwater crayfish has become a rare, expensive and sought-after delicacy due to crayfish plague. A European crayfish can live to the age of 20 and grow to 20 centimeters long.

Florida Stone ​Crab​
Florida Stone ​Crab​

The Florida stone crab (Menippe mercenaria) is a crab found in the western North Atlantic, from Connecticut to Belize, including Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, The Bahamas, and the East Coast. The crab can also be found in and around the salt marshes of South Carolina and Georgia. It is widely caught for food.

Geothelphusa ​Dehaani​
Geothelphusa ​Dehaani​

The list of references for all nonindigenous occurrences of Geothelphusa dehaani are found here. State Year of earliest observation Year of last observation

Giant ​Freshwater Prawn​
Giant ​Freshwater Prawn​

Prawn vs Crayfish. Prawn and crayfish are crustaceans. Though they belong to the same family, prawn and crayfish differ in many ways. When comparing their physique, crayfish can be easily distinguished from prawns. Crayfish are bigger than prawns. Another noticeable difference is that a prawn is a saltwater crustacean, whereas crayfish is a freshwater crustacean.

Giant Isopod​
Giant Isopod​

Isopods live in the sea, in fresh water, or on land. All have rigid, segmented exoskeletons, two pairs of antennae, seven pairs of jointed limbs on the thorax, and five pairs of branching appendages on the abdomen that are used in respiration.

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Giant mud ​Crab​
Giant mud ​Crab​

Crayfish, also known as crawfish, crawdads, crawldads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, mudbugs or yabbies, are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are related; taxonomically, they are members of the superfamilies Astacoidea and Parastacoidea.

Giant Tiger ​Prawn​
Giant Tiger ​Prawn​

The giant tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) is an important species for aquaculture. Prawn is the common name for small aquatic crustaceans with an exoskeleton and ten legs (i.e. a member of the order decapoda), some of which can be eaten.

Ibacus Peronii​
Ibacus Peronii​

Ibacus peronii, the Balmain bug or butterfly fan lobster, is a species of slipper lobster. It lives in shallow waters around Australia and is the subject of small-scale fishery. It is a flattened, reddish brown animal, up to 23 cm (9 in) long and 14 cm (6 in) wide, with flattened antennae and no claws.

Japanese ​Spiny Lobster​
Japanese ​Spiny Lobster​

The Japanese spiny lobster (イセエビ(伊勢蝦/伊勢海老), ise-ebi), Panulirus japonicus, is a member of the genus Panulirus of spiny lobsters. It grows up to 30 centimetres (12 in) long and lives in the Pacific Ocean around Japan, China, and Korea.

Kiwa Hirsuta​
Kiwa Hirsuta​

Kiwa hirsuta is a crustacean discovered in 2005 in the South Pacific Ocean. This decapod, which is approximately 15 cm (5.9 in) long, ...

Louisiana ​Crawfish​
Louisiana ​Crawfish​

Crayfish and crawfish are two different ways to spell the same word. In most contexts, including taxonomy, biology, and everyday use, crayfish is the standard term. Crayfish is also standard outside of the United States.

Murray ​Crayfish​
Murray ​Crayfish​

The Murray crayfish, Euastacus armatus, is a species of freshwater crayfish endemic to Australia that belongs to the family Parastacidae. The Murray crayfish has the largest geographic range of any of the Euastacus crayfish in Australia, being found in the Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers as well as many of their tributaries.

Neocaridina ​Denticulata Denticulata​
Neocaridina ​Denticulata Denticulata​

Three freshwater species are considered: cherry shrimp, Neocaridina denticulata; red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii; and redclaw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus. All three are readily available, reproduce year round, and grow rapidly.

Norway ​Lobster​
Norway ​Lobster​

Nephrops norvegicus, known variously as the Norway lobster, Dublin Bay prawn, langoustine (compare langostino) or scampi, is a slim, orange-pink lobster which grows up to 25 cm (10 in) long, and is "the most important commercial crustacean in Europe".

Orconectes ​Limosus​
Orconectes ​Limosus​

Orconectes is a genus of freshwater crayfish, native to the eastern United States and Canada. It includes the rusty crayfish, an invasive species in North America, and Orconectes limosus, an invasive species in Europe.

Orconectes ​Virilis​
Orconectes ​Virilis​

Orconectes virilis is a species of crayfish known as the virile crayfish, northern crayfish, Eastern Crayfish and lesser known as the Lake Crayfish or Common Crawfish. It is native to eastern United States and southeast Canada.

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Palinurus ​Elephas​
Palinurus ​Elephas​

Palinurus elephas is a spiny lobster, which is commonly caught in the Mediterranean Sea. Its common names include European spiny lobster, crayfish or cray (in Ireland), common spiny lobster, Mediterranean lobster and red lobster.

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Procambarus ​Fallax​
Procambarus ​Fallax​

Procambarus fallax (also known as Georgia crawfish) is a species of crayfish in the genus Procambarus. It lives in tributaries of the Satilla River in Georgia and Florida. A parthenogenetic form of this species is known by the German name Marmorkrebs, or by the informal scientific name Procambarus fallax f.

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Ranina Ranina​
Ranina Ranina​

Ranina ranina, also known as the (red) frog crab or spanner crab, is a species of crab found throughout tropical and subtropical habitats. It is often fished for its meat, and is the only known species in its genus.

Red King Crab​
Red King Crab​

The red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, also called Kamchatka crab or Alaskan king crab, is a species of king crab native to the Bering Sea.

Roly-Poly​
Roly-Poly​

The pill bug goes by many names—roly-poly, woodlouse, armadillo bug, potato bug. But whatever you call it, it's a fascinating creature, or actually 4,000 species of creature. The nocturnal crustaeans have seven pairs of legs, segmented sections like a lobster's tail, and prefer humid environments.

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Rusty Crayfish​
Rusty Crayfish​

The rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) is a large, aggressive species of freshwater crayfish which is native to the United States. Its range is rapidly expanding in North America, displacing native crayfishes in the process: it is known to have reached New England, Ontario, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and even Manitoba.

Sakura ​Shrimp​
Sakura ​Shrimp​

The Sakura Red Cherry Shrimp is a very high quality variant of the common Red Cherry Shrimp. Known worldwide for its hardiness, intense red color, and easy breeding, this is the most popular type of dwarf shrimp in the aquarium hobby.

Signal ​Crayfish​
Signal ​Crayfish​

The signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) is a North American species of crayfish. It was introduced to Europe in the 1960s to supplement the Scandinavian Astacus astacus fisheries, which were being damaged by crayfish plague, but the imports turned out to be a carrier of that disease.

Snow Crab​
Snow Crab​

Place crawfish in the pot on a rack over the boiling water. When the water starts to boil again, place a lid on the pot and and cook for about 5 mins. How to Boil Crayfish: Bring a pot of water to a roaring boil with any desired seasoning.

Tasmanian ​Giant Freshwater Crayfish​
Tasmanian ​Giant Freshwater Crayfish​

The Tasmanian giant freshwater crayfish (Astacopsis gouldi), also called Tasmanian giant freshwater lobster, is the largest freshwater invertebrate in the world. The species is only found in the rivers below 400 metres (1,300 ft) above sea level in northern Tasmania, an island-state of Australia.

Thenus​
Thenus​

In Singapore, the term crayfish typically refers to Thenus orientalis, a seawater crustacean from the slipper lobster family. True crayfish are not native to Singapore, but are commonly found as pets, or as an invasive species (Cherax quadricarinatus) in the many water catchment areas, and are alternatively known as freshwater lobsters.

Tongue-​Eating Louse​
Tongue-​Eating Louse​

Cymothoa exigua, or the tongue-eating louse, is a parasitic isopod of the family Cymothoidae. This parasite enters fish through the gills, and then attaches itself to the fish's tongue. The female attaches to the tongue and the male attaches on the gill arches beneath and behind the female.

Whiteleg ​Shrimp​
Whiteleg ​Shrimp​

Whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei, formerly Penaeus vannamei), also known as Pacific white shrimp or king prawn, is a variety of prawn of the eastern Pacific Ocean commonly caught or farmed for food

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