pistol shrimp

Greek translation: γαρίδα Αλφαίος

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English term or phrase:pistol shrimp
Greek translation:γαρίδα Αλφαίος
Entered by: Nick Lingris

10:34 Jan 9, 2008
English to Greek translations [PRO]
Zoology
English term or phrase: pistol shrimp
shrimp of tropical reefs emmiting Sonoluminescence
Evangelia Tantalidou
Greece
Local time: 04:43
γαρίδα Αλφαίος
Explanation:
Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names of these species include pistol shrimp or alpheid shrimp.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pistol_shrimp

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γαρίδα Αλφαίος


Explanation:
Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names of these species include pistol shrimp or alpheid shrimp.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pistol_shrimp

Ο Αλφαίος από το λήμμα στον Πάπυρο.

Nick Lingris
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:43
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