What sort of digestive system does a crayfish have?

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Crayfish and their relatives, lobsters, crabs and shrimp, have similar digestive systems that feature two-part stomachs. Called malacostracans, these animals consume food with their mouths and pass the food through their stomachs and intestines before finally expelling it through the anus, according to the University of Michigan's Animal Diversity Web.

Inside the stomach, crayfish have a structure called a gastric mill. The gastric mill helps to grind food items into small pieces. Crayfish consume a wide variety of foods, including vegetative debris, fish and aquatic invertebrates. Crayfish capture food with their large claws before lowering it to their mouths, where they consume it.

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it goes into the mouth and then into the espoguss and then the stomach then the small intestine where most of the digestion happens then the large intestine then exits the body.
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Here in Louisiana, crayfish (we call them crawfish though) are the food! We love to boil and eat the 'mud bugs' But seriously, they take food into the mouth and it is ground up before
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The crayfish digestive system is nearly identical to that of a lobster. Crayfish consume food through the mouth's mandibles. The digestive process begins here, as the crawfish's mandibles
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Do your own homework, this is not a difficult question and it's probably in whatever book you are using for that class.
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