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ghost shrimp

noun
1.
a shrimplike crustacean of the genus Callianassa, of the Pacific coast of North America, having a pinkish, transparent body.
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  • ghost shrimp are appropriately named because they are totally transparent.
  • Deep-burrowing ghost shrimp live in high density populations and little is known about their mating system.
  • Its prey might have been a smelt, herring, or ghost shrimp.
  • The ghost shrimp are probably this big and they have a real big claw.
  • Commercial fishermen operating under the authority of a ghost shrimp permit must also possess a tidal invertebrate permit.

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