Usage note
The plural of “crayfish” is “crayfish” or “crayfishes.”
crayfish
noun
1. (animal) 
a. el cangrejo de río (M) (freshwater) 
I pulled a couple dozen crayfish out of the lake.Saqué unas dos docenas de cangrejos de río del lago.
b. la cigala (F) (saltwater) 
I saw some crayfish walking between some rocks at the beach.Vi cigalas caminando entre las piedras en la playa.
c. la langosta (F) (saltwater) 
Rebecca caught a huge crayfish near Geraldton, Australia.Rebecca pescó una enorme langosta cerca de Geraldton, Australia.
2. (culinary) 
a. el cangrejo de río (M) (freshwater) 
I boiled the crayfish and served them with cocktail sauce.Cocí los cangrejos de río y los serví con salsa cóctel.
b. la cigala (F) (saltwater) 
We cooked a pot of crayfish with corn on the cob.Cocinamos una olla de cigalas con mazorcas de maíz.
c. la langosta (F) (saltwater) 
We grilled the crayfish tails with garlic, butter, and chili.Asamos las colas de langosta con ajo, mantequilla y chile.
crayfish
Noun
1. (general) 
a. el cangrejo de río (M) 
crayfish [ˈkreɪfɪʃ]
noun
crayfish crayfishes (freshwater) cangrejo (m) or jaiba (f) de río; (LAm) (saltwater) cigala (f);
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