Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of phyllopod or branchiopod entomostracous crustaceans, of the family Branchipodidæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of phyllopod Crustacea found in salt lakes and brines; the brine shrimp. See brine shrimp.

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  • noun The brine shrimp (of genus Artemia)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun fairy shrimp; brine shrimp

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Examples

  • The bright orange colour of this artemia indicates good health, specifically the presence of carotenoids, which contribute to the colour, fertility, and immunity of prawns and fish.

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  • Fish are so attracted to the taste and smell of artemia that it is also being developed as an attractant to make plant-derived protein more palatable to fish.

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  • The carotenoid-rich artemia will be sold under the trade name NutremiaTM, or through licensed distributors to the aquarium market.

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  • Another advantage of this new source is the nutritional profile of the artemia, which are fed a lush diet of carotenoid-rich algae.

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  • Cognis 'supply of artemia is nutritionally superior, as well as reliable and renewable.

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  • Using closed systems and naturally hyper-saline conditions, Cognis is able to produce artemia in a way that greatly reduces bio-security risk.

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  • The next step for Cognis 'artemia project is to commercially produce artemia eggs, or cysts, to supply the aquaculture industry.

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  • The artemia project has been jointly funded by the DoFWA, FRDC and Cognis Australia Pty Ltd.

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  • The global demand for cysts is currently served by harvesting wild blooms of artemia from salt lakes.

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  • Cognis 'artemia production is a closed system, the first in the world of its kind, and does not rely on harvests from salt lakes which are at the mercy of changing weather and ecological cycles.

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