sand hopper

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sand hopper

sand hopper

n
(Animals) any of various small hopping amphipod crustaceans of the genus Orchestia and related genera, common in intertidal regions of seashores. Also called: beach flea or sand flea
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Noun1.sand hopper - small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleassand hopper - small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
amphipod - a kind of malacostracan crustacean
genus Orchestia, Orchestia - type genus of the family Orchestiidae