Translation of crayfish in Spanish:

crayfish

Pronunciation: /ˈkreɪfɪʃ/

n (pl -fish or, -fishes)

  • 1.1 (freshwater) ástaco (m), cangrejo (m) de río
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    • Land crabs, river crayfish, opossum, agouti, and fish are caught where available.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    1.2 (marine) langosta (f) (pequeña) cigala (f)
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    • Lobsters, crabs, prawns, bay bugs, freshwater and marine crayfish all belong to the phylum Arthropoda, the group which also contains insects.
    • He pointed to recent archaeological investigations which indicated that Maori had overexploited resources such as seals, marine crayfish and birds of several varieties.
    • The Palinuridae family includes the commercially exploited crustaceans of Australia that are known as rock lobsters, spiny crayfish and marine crayfish.

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