shrimplike

shrimplike

(ˈʃrɪmpˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a shrimp
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In the astonishing "Swoon," she watches with great curiosity and sympathy as a female spider produces eggs, nurtures her newborns and painstakingly traps a cricket--"with a humped, shrimplike body and whiplike antennae and jumper's legs"--in her web.
Amazingly, these endangered giants reach this size by feeding almost entirely on tiny, shrimplike crustaceans called krill.
Its various populations should therefore have a lot of genetic variability for natural selection to act upon, which would help the shrimplike copepods adapt in response to warming.
The most common theory goes that, by lighting up, they shine a spotlight on one of their shrimplike predators, thereby luring in one of its larger predators, like a tiny baitfish.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report to show genetic separation among populations of a freshwater shrimplike form, with abbreviated larval development, inhabiting South American drainages.
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Next, bone-eating Osedax worms, shrimplike amphipods, and tanner crabs grind away at the bones.
Phytoplankton-feeding krill are shrimplike animals of the crustacean family.
Blue whales migrated early this year from Mexican waters to Southern California in search of thumb- sized, shrimplike krill.
They eat small fish, squid, and krill, a shrimplike crustacean.
Scientists had thought these shrimplike creatures lived only in the upper ocean, says Andrew Clarke of the British Antarctic Survey based in Cambridge, England.