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How long can you keep crawfish alive before cooking?

Asked: Bellareekado, Last Updated:

2 days You should keep your crawfish alive until the time comes for you to cook them for no more than 2 days. Your best bet is to keep them in cool storage, somewhere between 46 to 48 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    1989 Identification: Brownish-green body with dark, rusty-red spots on either side of carapace (Page 1985). Dark brown section on dorsal abdomen (Gunderson 2008)....Faxonius rusticus.

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    First Observed1989
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