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Ghost shrimp
Image ID: 29421
Common Name: Ghost shrimp
Scientific Name: Callianassa filholi
Location: Oreti Beach, Southland, New Zealand
Description: Vibrantly coloured, a female ghost shrimp rests before burying herself in beach sand. These shrimps are ecologically important, and are a keystone species in some intertidal communities.
Keywords: Callianassa filholi, ghost shrimp, head, intertidal, bioturbation, Arthropoda, Crustacea, Malacostraca, Eucarida, Decapoda, Thalassinidea, Callianassidae,
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