Definition of brine shrimp in English:

brine shrimp

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noun

  • A small fairy shrimp which lives in brine pools and salt lakes and is used as food for aquarium fish.
    • Artemia salina, class Branchiopoda
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    • 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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