Image of the Day: Hirsute and How
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 11, 2018 | 1 min read
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 | 4 min read
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 and The Scientist Staff | Oct 2, 2017 | 1 min read
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 | Apr 11, 2017 | 1 min read
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 | 2 min read
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 | 2 min read
The mollusk’s flashy tactics scare off predators.
Shrimp Sight
Jef Akst | Jan 24, 2014 | 2 min read
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 | 3 min read
New studies of tadpole shrimp and other organisms show that the term “living fossil” is inaccurate and misleading.