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life in a puddle 1 - Clam Shrimps
Subject: life in a puddle 1 - Clam Shrimps
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life in a puddle 1 - Clam Shrimps

Only a few puddles left from the floodwaters, but they are teeming with
life, I saw 8 different types of water bug, these are clam shrimp.

Clam Shrimp
also called Claw Shrimp, any member of the crustacean order Conchostraca (subclass Branchiopoda), a group of about 200 species inhabiting shallow freshwater lakes, ponds, and temporary pools throughout the world. Clam shrimps are so called because their entire body is contained within a bivalve shell (carapace) that resembles the shell of a small mollusk.

clam shrimp
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