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Ghost shrimp
Image ID: 29358
Common Name: Ghost shrimp
Scientific Name: Callianassa filholi
Location: Oreti Beach, Southland, New Zealand
Description: Resembling an aquatic scorpion, this ghost shrimp has gathered up a ball of sand in its claws in preparation for burying itself in the sand
Keywords: Callianassa filholi, ghost shrimp, intertidal, bioturbation, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Eucarida, Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassidae, burrowing, sand
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