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ruzuzu commented on the word Alpheidae
"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." --Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alpheidae&oldid=477847546)
February 24, 2012
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