Recent Examples of crustacean from the Web
The world’s most extensive variety of fish, bivalves, and crustaceans are on display with species most people have never seen or heard of.
The review, which was completed in January, concluded that the spraying could be harmful to other marine creatures, including worms, crustaceans and the fish and birds that feed on them.
My primary focus is searching for new forms of life — mostly white, eyeless crustaceans — that are specifically adapted to this totally dark, food-poor environment.
The tentacles contain stinging nematocysts that can deliver venom capable of paralyzing and killing small fish and crustaceans and cause extreme pain and welts to humans.
One lucky crustacean has been spared from future backyard boils.
Cranshaw and Shetlar bring us other garden invertebrates, including arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans and earthworms.
The strange crustacean, which likely sprang into existence 25 years ago, lays eggs without mating.
Pedipalps are an appendage on arachnids and related groups (like some crustaceans) that are used to manipulate objects without going so far as to be actual arms.
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CRUSTACEAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crustacean for English Language Learners
: a type of animal (such as a crab or lobster) that has several pairs of legs and a body made up of sections that are covered in a hard outer shell
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