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Video footage: Caridea, commonly known as caridean shrimp, are an infraorder of shrimp within the order Decapoda. They are found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water.
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Definition of the noun order decapoda

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  1. lobsters; crayfish; crabs; shrimps; prawns
  2. squids and cuttlefishes

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for order Decapoda

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

order Decapoda Giant Japanese spider crab Macrocheira kaempferi. class Malacostraca. order Decapoda With legs spanning 12 feet (3.7 mi, the giant Japanese spider crab is the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

The order Decapoda is divided into two suborders: the Dendrobranchiata and the Pleocyemata. The Dendrobranchiata (about 450 species, most of which are penaeid and seregestid shrimps) is represented by a single stygoxenic penaeid ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

Order Decapoda (222) Suborder Pleocyemata ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

and crustacea ( order Decapoda: crab, crayfish, lobster, prawn, shrimp). shellfish poisoning Paralysis ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

blue crab An edible crustacean of the order Decapoda. The name is most often used for the Callinectes sapidus or C.

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Small photo of BBQ Prawn .Prawn is a common name for small aquatic crustaceans with an exoskeleton and ten legs (a member of the order decapoda), some of which can be eaten. More...

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