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brine shrimp Syllabification: brine shrimp

Definition of brine shrimp in English:


A small fairy shrimp that lives in brine pools and salt lakes and is used as food for aquarium fish.
  • Artemia salina, class Branchiopoda
Example sentences
  • Daphnia are close relatives of the freshwater shrimp, and the brine shrimp (Artemia).
  • In another two to three days the young should have graduated to newly hatched brine shrimp.
  • His future goals include determining the optimum feeding density of brine shrimp.
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