By Aidan McCooey
Where do crayfish live?
Crayfish live in wetlands such as rivers,
lakes, and the ocean.
They also live in caves and by some
bodies of water.
Crayfish live in every continent except
What do crayfish eat?
Crayfish are scavengers.
That means they look around for dead
things that fell to the bottom of the
So, crayfish eat dead things that fell to
the floor such as plants and dead fish.
What are crayfish’s
Crayfish are tasty treat for most animals.
Most animals prey on crayfish.
Almost all animals that live in a crayfish’s crayfish s
habitat love to eat crayfish.
What is a crayfish’s crayfish s life
Crayfish start out as eggs. The eggs
cling to their mother’s mother s abdomen.
Then the crayfish become instars, then
second instars, then third instars, then
adult, and finally it goes back to the egg.
What do crayfish do in
All crayfish hibernate.
Some crayfish hibernate in mud holes
How many species of
crayfish are there?
There are about 500 found species in the
Are crayfish endangered?
As I said before, there are about 500
found species of crayfish.
So crayfish are not endangered.
Are crayfish social?
Most crayfish fight over their hiding spots.
Crayfish are not social.
How long do crayfish live?
Crayfish live longer than you expect.
Crayfish live a life span of about two
Pretty long huh?
How big do crayfish get?
Most crayfish grow to be as big as a
crayon ( 4-6 4 6 centimeters ).
Some types of crayfish get to be as big
as your arm! (about 16 inches ).
crayfish are wonderful
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