Arthoropoda

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    • Acorn barnacle (many spp.)
    • note: 6 uneven, ridged shell plates
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    • Gooseneck barnacle: Pollicipes polymerus
    • note: often associated with beds of the mussel
    • eat: particulate organics including algae and detritus, also eat brine shrimp and copepods.
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    • California spiny lobster: Panulirus interruptus
    • notes: unlike east coast lobster, no front claws. Can live to be up to 25-50 years old
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    • (California) Mantis shrimp: Hemisquilla californiensis
    • eat: aggressive predators that feed primarily on fish, crabs, snails, and shrimp
    • note: produces sounds by vibrating its carapace. eyes are stalked and mobile, providing excellent eyesight. Mantis shrimp
    • also use a pair of specialized mouthparts, the raptorial appendages, to catch their prey
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    • Bay ghost shrimp: Neotrypaea californiensis
    • eat: plankton, detritus
    • notes: One enlarged claw, esp in males (for mating probably). Can survive without oxygen for as long as six days! Used as bait. Sand from burrows harmful to oyster beds.
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Arthoropoda
Updated:
2013-01-26 04:46:47
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Most common arthropods for Seacamp
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