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Freshwater shrimp

Freshwater shrimp is shrimp which lives in fresh water.

This includes:

  • Any Caridea (shrimp) which live in fresh water, especially the family Atyidae
  • Species in the genus Macrobrachium

:* Macrobrachium ohione, the Ohio River shrimp

:* Macrobrachium carcinus, sometimes called the American giant freshwater prawn

:* Macrobrachium rosenbergii, also known as the giant river prawn or cherabin

  • Any amphipod living in fresh water, especially:

:* Gammarus pulex