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Ghost shrimp
Image ID: 29357
Common Name: Ghost shrimp
Scientific Name: Callianassa filholi
Location: Oreti Beach, Southland, New Zealand
Description: An intertidal ghost shrimp buried itself in beach sand. These crustaceans can occur at phenomenal densities, where they are a keystone species due to their bioturbation activities
Keywords: Callianassa filholi, ghost shrimp, intertidal, bioturbation, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Eucarida, Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassidae, burrowing
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