Thalassinidea

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Thalassinidea

[thə‚las·ə′nid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The mud shrimps, a group of thin-shelled, burrowing decapod crustaceans belonging to the Macrura; individuals have large chelate or subchelate first pereiopods, and no chelae on the third pereiopods.
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Whale eats small fish apart from squid, krill, crab larvae, ghost shrimp and small bait fish such as capelin.
3 He has many creatures named after him, including a wingless beetle, dinosaurs, a ghost shrimp, a pygmy locust and flowering plants called Sirdavidia.
To find out, we used pumps to suction the ghost shrimp out of their burrows.
Most jetty anglers bait their hook with sand shrimp, ghost shrimp, pile worms, herring or a plastic imitation of one of those.
The ghost shrimp (Neotrypaea californiensis) and the mud shrimp (Upogebiapugettensis) inhabit the tideflats in estuaries where the oysters are grown.
Tokushima, Japan) is a leading expert on the taxonomy of the Thalassinidea, in particular the Callianassoidea (crustaceans commonly known as ghost shrimp or mud lobster.
Bloodworms, ghost shrimp and mussels are the baits of choice for most pier-anglers, and Menadier prefers ``blood'' and ``ghosties.
The whales are attracted by an abundance of ghost shrimp buried in the sand along Puget Sound, about 30 miles north of Seattle.
Then came the ghost shrimp, which burrow into the sand, making the bottom so soft that oysters sink and suffocate.
You can walk about 2 miles out over dikes and bridges to see avocet, curlew, great and snowy egrets, herons, killdeer, willet, cattle egret, and perhaps golden plover as they poke for clams, pile worms, and ghost shrimp that squirm in the quivering mud.
Flies: Gray shrimp, pink ghost shrimp, sand crab (Selby's version, with a brown, plastic bag for the shell, is called Frank's crab), Crazy Charlie (a bonefish fly) or similar attractor pattern, Clauser minnow or any yellow, green or blue saltwater streamer patterns.
Bait #2 hook with sand crab, ghost shrimp, bloodworm, or mussel