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 (măr′ən, mă-rôN′)
[French; see maroon2.]
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(ˈmærən; French marɔ̃)
(Plants) a large edible sweet chestnut
[from French, of obscure origin]


(Animals) a large freshwater crayfish of Western Australia, Cherax tenuimanus
[from a native Australian language]
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(məˈroʊn, mæˈrɔ̃)

a large European chestnut.
[1970–75; < French; see maroon1]
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(2015) reported that 43% of the 30 Water-rat deaths described in a community-based survey were caused by animals drowning in enclosed traps set for Hairy Marron Cherax tenuimanus, with predators and motor vehicles respectively accounting for 7% and 20% of mortalities.
Dietary supplementation of mannan oligosaccharide improves the immune responses and survival of marron, Cherax tenuimanus (Smith, 1912) when challenged with different stressors.
Marron (Cherax tenuimanus) and noble crayfish (Astacus astacus) hepatopancreas energy and its relationship to moisture content.
Effect of dietary protein and lipid source on the growth, survival, condition indices, and body composition of marron, Cherax tenuimanus (Smith).
Poor nutrition in Cherax tenuimanus culture ponds resulted in the production of smaller and less numerous eggs; however, females cultured in systems with a composted detritus base supplemented with feed were the most productive (Morrisy 1975).
Energy content of marron (Cherax tenuimanus) and noble crayfish (Astacus astacus) hepatopancreas and its relationship to hepatopancreas moisture content.
Effects of stocking and feeding rates on experimental pond production of the freshwater crayfish Cherax tenuimanus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae).
Tag retention, survival and growth of marron Cherax tenuimanus (Crustacea: Decapoda) with coded micro wire tags.