Image of the Day: Hirsute and How
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 11, 2018
A newly described species of shrimp, Odontonia bagginsi, has been named after Bilbo Baggins. 
Insects’ Neural Learning and Memory Center Discovered in Crustaceans
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
Aggressive little marine predators, mantis shrimps possess a mushroom body that appears identical to the one found in insects.
Image of the Day: A Shrimp and a Cockroach
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Oct 2, 2017
In the mantis shrimp brain, scientists uncover mushroom bodies—learning and memory structures typically found in the brains of insects. 
Image of the Day: Sonic Snapper
The Scientist Staff | Apr 11, 2017
By rapidly snapping its large claw shut, the newly discovered pistol shrimp, Synalpheus pinkfloydi, can create enough sonic energy to stun—even kill—small fish.
Parasites Can Increase Cannibalism
Jenny Rood | Mar 20, 2015
A microscopic invader ramps up the tendency of adult Irish river shrimp to eat their young.
Panic of the Disco Clam
Jenny Rood | Jan 6, 2015
The mollusk’s flashy tactics scare off predators.
Shrimp Sight
Jef Akst | Jan 24, 2014
Although mantis shrimp eyes have twelve different photoreceptors, the crustaceans have a hard time distinguishing colors, according to a new study.
The Falsity of Living Fossils
Ed Yong | Apr 2, 2013
New studies of tadpole shrimp and other organisms show that the term “living fossil” is inaccurate and misleading.