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Definition of Opossum shrimp

Opossum shrimp
2. Figuratively, a little wrinkled man; a dwarf; -- in contempt. This weak and writhled shrimp. --Shak. Opossum shrimp. (Zo["o]l.) See under Opossum. Spector shrimp, or Skeleton shrimp (Zo["o]l.), any slender amphipod crustacean of the genus Caprella and allied genera. See Illust. under L[ae]modopoda. Shrimp catcher (Zo["o]l.), the little tern (Sterna minuta). Shrimp net, a dredge net fixed upon a pole, or a sweep net dragged over the fishing ground.
Opossum shrimp
Note: Several related species are found in South America. The water opossum of Brazil (Chironectes variegatus), which has the hind feet, webbed, is provided with a marsupial pouch and with cheek pouches. It is called also yapock. Opossum mouse. (Zo["o]l.) See Flying mouse, under Flying. Opossum shrimp (Zo["o]l.), any schizopod crustacean of the genus Mysis and allied genera. See Schizopoda.

Meaning of Opossum shrimp from wikipedia

- branchiopods, the lophogastridan shrimp, opossum shrimp and skeleton shrimp belonging the Malacostraca; and seed shrimp which are ostracods. Many of these species...
- Mysida is an order of small, shrimp-like crustaceans in the malacostracan superorder Peracarida. Their common name opossum shrimps stems from the presence...
- for large swimming crustaceans or shrimp, especially those with commercial significance in the fishing industry. Shrimp that are present in this category...
- Monommatinae, also known as the opossum beetle Mysida, also known as opossum shrimp, group of small, shrimp-like crustaceans Opossum Bay, a town located in Tasmania...
- very small shrimp-like Neomysis awatschensis, one of the opossum shrimp family which is called gonjaeng-i or jaha (자하, 紫蝦) in Korean. The shrimp used for...
- The lutrine opossum (Lutreolina cr****icaudata), also known as the little water opossum, thick-tailed opossum, or coligrueso is an opossum species from...
- well, such as sturgeon and the Flathead Lake Monster. The non-native opossum shrimp, (Mysis diluviana), were introduced by Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife...
- Neomysis americana is an "extremely common" species of opossum shrimp along the Atlantic coast of North and South America. The species has a disjunct distribution...
- mysis, a genus name Mysis) is a genus of marine mysid crustaceans (opossum shrimps) from the family Mysidae, ****ociated with various shallow-water invertebrates...
- cinctim**** and Neopetrolisthes), shrimp (such as certain Alpheus, Lebbeus, Periclimenes and Thor), opossum shrimp (such as Heteromysis and Leptomysis)...
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