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pistol shrimp (redirected from Alpheidae)
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Related to Alpheidae: pistol shrimp
, snapping shrimp
Synonyms for pistol shrimp
small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelae
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After the shift to reef habitat, Mysidacea were absent and Penaeidae and Sergestidae were greatly reduced, and Sicyoninae, Hippolytidae, and Alpheidae
became the dominant shrimp components.
Fort Johnson Family Species Common Name Cntrl Reef Alpheidae
Alpheus Bigclaw -- -- heterochaelis * snapping shrimp Palaemonidae Palaemonetes spp.