fairy shrimp

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small freshwater branchiopod having a transparent body with many appendages

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Fairy shrimp are macroinvertebrates that are commonly found in playas of the SHP, as well as temporary water bodies throughout the world.
14 [micro]g/L whereas the formulation found in Methyl Parathion 4E had a 48 hour toxicity value of 31 [micro]g/L in fairy shrimp.
This indicates that these herbicides may have the potential to cause mortality and metabolic alterations of a native playa species like fairy shrimp.
Larviculture of the fairy shrimp, Streptocephalus probosciseus (Crustacea: Anostraca) effect of food concentration and physical and chemical properties of the culture medium.
Growth and maturation of a North American fairy shrimp, Streptocephalus seali (Crustacea: Anostraca): A laboratory study.