Translation:The crayfish are alive when they die.
I would worry about something that wasn't alive before it died. Shouldn't this be 'alive when they are cooked' or similar?
My gut instinct was to blame Yogi Berra, honestly. Fantastic baseball player, but better known for his words of wisdom, such as "you can observe a lot just by watching" and "you should always go to other peoples' funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours."
Sometimes you gotta love the Duo community for their references. This is such a moment. Laughed out loud.
this one reminds me to one of my father's sentences that says..........this year are dying people who hadn' t died before