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yabby

, yabbie Austral
1. a small freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax, esp C. destructor
2. a marine prawn used as bait
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Members of the YABBY gene family specify abaxial cell fate in Arabidopsis.
Essential mixes come from Tubby, his protege Prince Jammy, and their contemporaries Errol ``ET'' Thompson, Yabby You and Lee Perry.
Alternately, during low tides an additional 12+ specimens from each location were collected with a manual slurp gun, also known as a yabby pump.
Methods of capture were compared with no significant difference of parasites found between groups of host specimens collected with hand nets or a yabby pump (t = -0.
There are concerns that the yabby, Cherax destructor, introduced to Western Australia from Victoria in 1932, may prey on hatchlings of the rare freshwater turtle at two neighbouring nature reserves, Ellen Brook and Twin Swamps, near Perth airport.
To assess the risk, Paul Bradsell, an honours student in zoology at The University of Western Australia, and his supervisors, studied aggressive encounters between turtle hatchlings and three freshwater crayfish native to WA--the marron, gilgie and koonac--and the yabby.
DUB IT TO THE TOP 1976-79 Yabby You (Blood & Fire) The name Yabby You is not exactly familiar to millions but as far as dub reggae goes this is a classic in its field.
My family and I had a very nice time and got to do yabby catching, kayaking, fishing, tennis, swimming, feeding wild kangaroos and wildlife spotting (there were lots of eagles there).
Off water, there was plenty to enjoy from live music on d'Albora Marina every afternoon and the annual Yabby Racing Carnival, to the Gone Troppo party night and the Tyrrells Yachties Ball, where guests got an insight into the America's Cup adventures of multihull World Champion Glenn Ashby before dancing the night away with the Funky Do-Dahs.
It is true that CDEPs cover a great range of achievements; some have created successful businesses, some have engendered community esteem, some have provided the only possibility of employment in their area, and some have provided a passage into mainstream employment, but for many Aboriginals they are proving a dead end, not a way out of the prison camp or the yabby bucket.
Most yabby farms supplying the Australian market are found in Western Australia, although legislation to allow yabby farming in dams in New South Wales and Victoria was recently passed.
Yabby Lake and Heathcote Estate Crafted by New World 'Dream Team'