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A bunch of Crayfish stuff...

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mouth
opening where food enters (digestive)
esophagus
carries food from mouth to stomach (digestive)
stomach
has teeth to grind food and food mixes with digestive juices (digestive)
digestive gland
absorbs digested food (digestive)
intestine
collects undigested material (digestive)
anus
releases cellular waste (digestive)
green glands
removes cellular waste from blood (excretory)
excretory pore
releases cellular waste (excretory)
heart
pumps blood
arteries
carries blood to all parts of body (circulatory)
sternal sinus
collects the blood to take to the gills (circulatory)
pericardial sinus
collects the blood around the heart (circulatory)
ostia
the openings in the heart where blood enters (circulatory)
gills
gas exchange (respiratory)
gill bailers
pumps water over the gills (respiratory)
gill chambers
hold moisture around the gills (respiratory)
brain
control center (nervous)
ventral nerve chord
carries impulses (nervous)
ganglia
mass of nerve cells (nervous)
gonads
produce sperm or egg (reproductive)
antennule
hearing and equilibrium (1p)
antenna
touch, taste and smell (1p)
mandible
crush and chew food (1p)
maxillae
hold food to be crushed and chewed (2p)
maxillipeds
hold and tear food (3p)
chelipeds
food getting and protection (1p)
walking legs
locomotion (4p)
swimmerets
forward swimming and hold eggs in reproduction (5p)
uropod
flippers used in backwards swimming (1p)
telson
backward swimming (1)