Latest Shrimp Stories
These legendary creatures may have something to teach us about survival, even as the clock is ticking on their habitats.
NOAA on Wednesday closed a section of the Gulf of Mexico to shrimping near the area where the massive oil spill earlier this year stemmed from as a precautionary move after a commercial fisherman found balls of tar in his shrimping net.
Rodney Feldmann, professor emeritus, and Carrie Schweitzer, associate professor, from Kent State Universityâ€™s Department of Geology report on the oldest fossil shrimp known to date in the world.
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Fish byproducts may be a new source of fish feed, thanks to research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded scientists in Hawaii.
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The first shrimping season since BPâ€™s Gulf of Mexico oil spill started on Monday, and Louisianaâ€™s commercial fishermen are now free to search a portion of the coastal waters for fish, shrimp and other catches.
MCLEAN, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by the International Food Information Council Foundation revealed that more than 60 percent of Americans are more interested in hearing about what to eat than what not to eat.
Scientific name: Branchinecta conservatio Common Names: Conservancy Fairy Shrimp Status: Listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List on August 1, 1996 Geography: Native to the United States (Southern California) Conservation Information: The historical distribution of this species is unknown. However, places where the species is now known to occur (vernal pools in southern California) once held more continuous and larger populations than there are today. The species is known from...
The vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) is a species of shrimp that can be found in California and southern areas of Oregon. Its range includes the Agate Desert in Oregon and many areas in California including the Central Coast, the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys, and the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada. This species prefers to reside in vernal pools, which are now rare, but it can be found in other freshwater habitats including ditches, reservoirs, and ponds. The...
The yellowfin croaker can be found in the Gulf of California and Mexico. It is commonly found in bays, channels, harbors, and other near shore waters that have sandy bottoms. It is abundantly found along beaches during the summer and move to deeper waters for the winter. It has an arched back and an elliptical-elongated body with a blunt head. It is iridescent blue-grey in color with brassy reflections on the back with a silvery white belly. There are multiple dark wavy lines along its...
The Yellow-headed Jawfish (Opistognathus aurifrons) is a species of fish found in coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea. The head and upper body of this species is light, but brilliant, and yellow in color slowly fading to a pearlescent blue hue. The Yellow-headed Jawfish keeps near its small territory, and is typically seen with only the head and upper section of its body sticking out from its burrow. It will also sometimes hover nearby. It is able to arrange material using its mouth to carry...
The Ghost Shrimp, Pestarella tyrrhena is a species of thalassinidean crustacean that dwells in shallow, sandy tunnels of the ocean floor in the Mediterranean Sea and northern Atlantic Ocean. Initially, the crustacean derived its name from the Tyrrhenian Sea where it inhabited. The crustacean was called formerly Callianassa tyrrhena, but current common terminology for the species is Ghost Shrimp or Mud Shrimp. Fishermen in the Mediterranean have used it as bait for at least 200 years...
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