How Do Crayfish Move?

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Crayfish have a few modes of movement and it varies on their age. Younger crayfish can swim and walk, whereas adult crayfish usually walk more as their bodies are more cumbersome. A crayfish's body has segments on it and when they swim their movement starts at the rear of their bodies to propel them forward.
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They crawl with their legs, and they swim really fast by turning around and flipping their tail back very fast repeatedly.
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Crayfish "pereiopods" of the thorax, four pairs of walking legs which, as well as walking, are
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They crawl with their legs, and they swim really fast (shoot) by turning around and flipping their tail back very fast repeatedly.
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This is one of the reasons crayfish almost exclusively live in (fast) flowing water: when the water moves they don't have to. Since their gills are located on their "legs"
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Crayfish have pereopods (legs) attached to the body and pleopods under their belly. They move the water past their gills and flap their tail to walk forward and backwards.
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