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Artemia, Penaeus spp. See Table 23.
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Scientists think that the tadpole shrimp may have the oldest pedigree of any living animal.
Mud thought to contain tadpole shrimp eggs was sampled from pools around Caerlaverock, dried, re-wetted and placed in small aquaria.
Field introductions and establishment of the tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus (Notostraca: Triopsidae), a biological-control agent of mosquitoes.
Tadpole shrimp have a carapace--the part of the shell that covers the head--and fairy shrimp (including brine shrimp) lack it.
3 [degrees] C significantly decreased the body mass of the tadpole shrimp but did not change rate of growth except early in life ([less than]5 days).
The larger additions will enhance the viability of the unique goldfields, tadpole shrimp, and tiger salamander populations on the refuge, as well as provide important resting, wintering, and breeding habitat for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds.
In California, an 11 million gallon (42 million liter) spill of liquid waste from a large poultry farm damaged a wetland vernal pool system in the Arena Plains Unit of Merced National Wildlife Refuge, killing endangered vernal pool fairy shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi) and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus pochardi).
The tadpole shrimps - which date back at least 220 million years - have been found at the Caerlaverock reserve in Dumfries and Galloway.