A biomonitoring study showed that shrimps in rural UK rivers are contaminated with cocaine, ketamine, fenuron, and other chemicals. The presence of these contaminants highlights the impact of invisible pollution in bodies of water.
Animals May 3, 2019
Two new shrimp species were discovered living inside tunicates or sea squirts in Indonesia. One of them has hairy feet comparable to Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit character in one of JRR Tolkien’s novels.
Animals June 13, 2018
The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s International Institute for Species Exploration released its annual list of newly discovered species. The species were from around the world.
Animals May 23, 2018
A Stanford University research team released a new study that might showcase a big role that the ocean’s tiniest creatures play in influencing the ocean. They believe that shrimp and krill can influence the ocean’s currents.
Earth/Environment April 18, 2018
Marine biologists discovered two new amphipod species and saw that the scavenger crustaceans feed off dead animal carcasses. The two new species were named after the renowned taxonomist Roger Bamber, who passed away in February this year.
Earth/Environment August 7, 2015
Shrimp become more cannibalistic than normal after being infected with a parasite. What can this tell us about the phenomenon?
March 19, 2015
A shrimp species called Rimicaris hybisae can survive the extreme environments of the hydrothermal vents of the Caribbean Sea. NASA scientists suggest that the shrimp may also survive in other planetary bodies.
Space November 25, 2014
Stargazing shrimp have been discovered, looking like aliens underwater - how could they be looking everywhere at once?
Animals November 21, 2014
Red Lobster is getting an all-new menu, and it will feature more lobster than ever before.
Internet Culture November 4, 2014
According to a new study by Oceana, 30 percent of shrimp sold is mislabeled, which can have harmful effects on our health, environment and economy.
Internet Culture October 30, 2014
Ancient sperm has been found in shrimp, and it may be larger than the animal in which it was found.
Animals May 16, 2014
A tiny shrimp with a powerful punch is the inspiration of a new material design stronger than that used in aircraft standards.
Space April 24, 2014