clam shrimp


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clam shrimp:

see shrimpshrimp,
small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally.
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Geological Survey in Canyonlands National Park, has been studying the park's fairy shrimp, tadpole shrimp, and clam shrimp since the late 1980s.