opossum shrimp

NOUN
  1. shrimp-like crustaceans whose females carry eggs and young in a pouch between the legs
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How To Use opossum shrimp In A Sentence

  • Superficially, mysidaceans look much like small shrimp, and since they have a ventral marsupium, they are often called opossum shrimp. Crustacea
  • Because of this pouch-like structure, Mysis is sometimes called the opossum shrimp. Crustacea
  • For example, opossum shrimps (Mysis relicta) were introduced into dammed lakes in the mountains of Sweden and Norway by electric companies to enhance prey for burbot (Lota lota) and brown trout (Salmo trutta). Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic
  • Organochlorine contaminants, including toxaphene, chlordane and metabolites, HCHs, HCB, dieldrin, and PCBs, were found in the opossum shrimp, Mysis relicta, from the great lakes.
  • These include the isopod Saduria entomon, the amphipod Monoporeia affinis, the Baltic mussel Macoma bathica, a few semi-pelagic opossum shrimp species (Mysidae) and the common sea snail Liparis liparis. Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden
  • Superficially, mysidaceans look much like small shrimp, and since they have a ventral marsupium, they are often called opossum shrimp. Crustacea
  • For example, opossum shrimps (Mysis relicta) were introduced into dammed lakes in the mountains of Sweden and Norway by electric companies to enhance prey for burbot (Lota lota) and brown trout (Salmo trutta). Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic
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