ghost shrimp

noun
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
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Its prey might have been a smelt, herring, or ghost shrimp.
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