TITLE

Fairy Shrimp

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Fairy Shrimp, a crustacean that inhabits woodland pools in the eastern United States. It is not a true shrimp but a phyllopod, a crustacean with flat, leaflike appendages on its thorax that are used for breathing and swimming. It swims on its back by moving these appendages in a series of wavelike motions.
ACCESSION #
37310036

 

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