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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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Do you have the email address for the guys doing the research on these "yabbies" along the Kafue river system in Zambia, it could be of interest to them as to how far these critters have moved down the Zambezi.
The tanks were filled with jungle nasties including crocodiles, water spiders, yabbies and eels.
An "excursion" organised by the School's Prep teachers involves the students going on a bushwalk, catching yabbies in the creek, sailing hand-made boats, and cooking on a campfire--all in the grounds of the School (Ananda Marga River School, 2006b).
Maybe it's a movie star like Nicole Kidman, gigantic barbecued "yabbies" and killer surfing on Bondi Beach.
"Yabbying" is a term used to describe the popular sport of fishing for yabbies, or fresh water crayfish.
The commercial native fishery in NSW was closed in 2001 to protect surviving populations, and now across most of the Murray-Darling Basin only yabbies and carp (a pest species) can be taken commercially.
Afisherman leaves a bucket of white yabbies and a bucket of black yabbies unattended for a while.
On the panel will be Clough Engineering Ltd MD Robert Jewkes, Mary Nenke of Cambinata Yabbies and Stephen Wall, CEO of Lasata Software Pty Ltd.
Red Ochre Grills in Adelaide and Cairns, near the Great Barrier Reef, serve nouvelle aboriginal dishes such as witchetty grub and yabbies (freshwater crays).
He calls them "yabbies" and sells them for people to eat.
The minor plot concerns preparations for a dinner dance about to take place in the local pub, including a good old Aussie bet between Cookie and Bob over food preparations (who can catch the most yabbies and where), and rehearsals for a 1920s nostalgic floor show.