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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En 19 capitulos se explican los variados y diferentes grupos taxonomicos de Crustacea, principalmente marinos y de lagunas costeras, tratados en: "Decapoda", "Cladocera", "Copepoda", "Peracarida", "Cirripedia", "Oniscidea", "Remipedia", "Lophogastrida y Mysida", "Branchiopoda: Anostraca", "Branchiopoda: Cyclestherida, Laevicaudata, and Spinicaudata", "Branchiopoda: Notostraca", "Amphipoda", "Stomatopoda", "Euphausiacea", "Cumacea", "Leptostraca", "Tanaidacea", "Ostracoda" y "Brachiura".
This last is further divided into four suborders: Laevicaudata, Spinicaudata, Cyclestherida and Cladocera (Martin and Davis, 2001).