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Do shrimps live in freshwater?

Asked: Marty Rembecki, Last Updated:

Freshwater shrimp is shrimp which lives in fresh water. This includes: Any Caridea (shrimp) which live in fresh water, especially the family Atyidae. Species in the genus Macrobrachium.

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