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Crayfish vs. Dogfish — What's the Difference?

Crayfish vs. Dogfish — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Crayfish and Dogfish

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Crayfish

Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters (to which they are related). In some parts of the United States, they are also known as crawfish, craydids, crawdaddies, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, rock lobsters, mudbugs, or yabbies.
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Dogfish

A small sand-coloured bottom-dwelling shark with a long tail, common on European coasts.
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Crayfish

Any of various freshwater crustaceans of the families Astacidae and Cambaridae of the Northern Hemisphere and the family Parastacidae of the Southern Hemisphere, resembling a lobster but considerably smaller. Also called mudbug; also called regionally crawdad.
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Dogfish

A small shark that resembles or is related to the dogfish, sometimes caught for food.
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Crayfish

See spiny lobster.
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Dogfish

Any of various small sharks chiefly of the family Squalidae, often occurring in large schools.
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Crayfish

Any of numerous freshwater decapod crustaceans in superfamily Astacoidea or Parastacoidea, resembling the related lobster but usually much smaller.
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Dogfish

See bowfin.
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Crayfish

A freshwater crustacean (family Cambaridae), sometimes used as an inexpensive seafood or as fish bait.
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Dogfish

Any of various small sharks
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Crayfish

A rock lobster (family Palinuridae).
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Dogfish

Especially those from the family Squalidae
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Crayfish

(AU) A freshwater crayfish (family Parastacidae), such as the gilgie, marron, or yabby.
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Dogfish

A catshark, any shark from family Scyliorhinidae
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Crayfish

(Singapore) The species Thenus orientalis of the slipper lobster family (Scyllaridae).
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Dogfish

A kitefin shark, any shark from family Dalatiidae
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Crayfish

To catch crayfish
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Dogfish

(UK) Scyliorhinus canicula or Scyliorhinus stellaris
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Crayfish

(to backpedal, desert, or withdraw)
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Dogfish

(Azores Is.) Scyliorhinus canicula
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Crayfish

See Crawfish.
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Dogfish

(Canada) Squalus suckleyi
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Crayfish

Warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California
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Dogfish

(Bermuda) Mustelus canis
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Crayfish

Tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
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Dogfish

(Barbados) Bodianus rufus
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Crayfish

Small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
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Dogfish

(Guyana) Ginglymostoma cirratum or Mustelus canis
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Crayfish

Large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
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Dogfish

(Trinidad and Tobago) Ginglymostoma cirratum
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Dogfish

(Namibia) Squalus acanthias, Squalus blainville, Squalus megalops, or Squalus mitsukurii
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Dogfish

(US) The bowfin, Amia calva.
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Dogfish

A small shark, of many species, of the genera Mustelus, Scyllium, Spinax, etc.
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Dogfish

The bowfin (Amia calva). See Bowfin.
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Dogfish

The burbot of Lake Erie.
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Dogfish

Primitive long-bodies carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
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Dogfish

Any of several small sharks
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