snapping shrimp

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Noun1.snapping shrimp - small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelaesnapping shrimp - small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelae
shrimp - small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
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The app enables lovers of our coasts and seas to make a difference observations of a native snapping shrimp or an introduced marine pest can provide critical information in managing and protecting these environments.
That compelled researchers to find its source: vast communities of tiny snapping shrimp.
adspersus may be considered relatively simple, from an evolutionary point of view, especially when compared to the complex repertoire of up to 6-10 different sensillum morphotypes described in snapping shrimp (Obermeier and Schmitz, 2004), crayfish (Mellon, 2012), and spiny lobsters (Cate and Derby, 2001).
Often, when you get over a larger spot on a calm day, you can hear the "Rice Krispies" crackle of snapping shrimp and other denizens of the rock bottom--it's a dead giveaway.
2010) found two bands dominated by sea urchins with a peak around 1,000 to 1,200 Hz, and snapping shrimp with a broad peak at 5,000 Hz in New Zealand.
Common shrimp species include pink, brown and snapping shrimp.
In the laboratory, many organisms exhibit preferences for certain types of subtrates and shelters [such as snapping shrimp (Rahman et al.
The EAR also traced a source of dominant sound on coral reefs to snapping shrimp.
Our crew had to battle all the elements that make ASW challenging: high sea-state, strong low-level winds, blowing snow, and the sounds of snapping shrimp.
Snapping shrimp make choruses of little pops that have been compared to the sizzle of frying bacon.
Synalpheus agelas, new species of snapping shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico and Bahama Islands (Decapoda: Alpheidae).
The snapping shrimp genus Alpheus from the Eastern Pacific (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae).