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snap·ping shrimp

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  1. snapping shrimp, pistol shrimpnoun

    small shrimp that makes a snapping noise with one of their enlarged chelae

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  1. snapping shrimp

    Snapping shrimp, also known as pistol shrimp, are a family of small marine crustaceans characterized by their large asymmetrical claws, which can produce a loud snapping noise. This noise is created by the rapid closing of their claw, generating a high-pressure bubble that, when it collapses, produces a strong shock wave capable of killing small fish and other prey. They are usually found in oceans or seas, especially in tropical and subtropical areas. They are also known for their symbiotic relationships with other marine animals, such as gobies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snapping shrimp in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snapping shrimp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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