What is a crustacean?

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A crustacean is any one of the tiny creatures that live in our oceans. They all have some sort of a hard crust or shell, which is where they get their name. An example would be a lobster or a crab.
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Crustacean noun, any arthropod of the mainly aquatic class Crustacea, typically having a carapace hardened with lime and including the lobsters, crabs, shrimps, woodlice, barnacles,
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The most commonly-known types of crustaceans are the crabs and lobsters. They are typical members of the family: they have multiple legs and hard shells, and live underwater. The
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Members of the class crustacea. Includes amongst the aquatic crustaceans, shrimp, prawn, yabby, crab, lobster. Many of them are now farmed commercially in enclosed waters. parasitic
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Before starting, some background is necessary. Arthropods in general fall into two clades: the Mandibulata (comprising the hexapods, crustaceans and myriapods) and Chelicerata (spiders
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Phylum Crustacea
Approximately 30,000 species make up this Subphylum. Most are aquatic; of these, the majority are marine but some are found in fresh water. Members of the Subphylum include lobsters, crabs, crayfish, shrimp, copepods, barnacles, and several other... More >>
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A crustacean is an anthropod. They are a group of species that have a hard exoskeleton, a bilaterally symmetrical segmented body with jointed legs, sensory antennae, and 3 pairs of mandibles. Many also have pincers or claws used to capture and break up prey for food.
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