yabby


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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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To investigate the evolutionary relationship of the MhyYABBY genes, the MhyYABBY proteins and YABBY homologs from other species available in NCBI were aligned using ClustalX [58].
Unskilled yabbiers such as I need not want for a plate full of tasty crustaceans, however, because more than 400 tonnes of yabby (Cherax destructor) is produced commercially in Australia each year.
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.
CAUGHT something called a yabby and was delirious ...
To him, the continued existence of 'the prison camp' and the black 'yabby bucket' is unacceptable.
Ecology of the yabby Cherax destructor Clark (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae) and its potential as a sentinel animal for mercury and lead pollution.
The butterfly farm's newest resident is a red-clawed crayfish, or yabby as they are sometimes known, named Mr Pinchy.