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Descriptor English: Artemia
Descriptor Spanish: Artemia
Descriptor Portuguese: Artemia
Descriptor French: Artemia
Entry term(s): Artemias
Brine Shrimp
Brine Shrimps
Shrimp, Brine
Shrimps, Brine
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.365.060.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001156
Scope note: A genus of CRUSTACEA of the order ANOSTRACA, found in briny pools and lakes and often cultured for fish food. It has 168 chromosomes and differs from most crustaceans in that its blood contains hemoglobin.
Annotation: note entry term BRINE SHRIMP: several other shrimp terms are available; check text and MeSH; unspecified shrimp as food is probably PENAEIDAE
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Crustacea (1966-1978)
Shrimp (1972-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 1162
Unique ID: D001156
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Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/03/20
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Artemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001729
Scope note A genus of CRUSTACEA of the order ANOSTRACA, found in briny pools and lakes and often cultured for fish food. It has 168 chromosomes and differs from most crustaceans in that its blood contains hemoglobin.
Preferred term Artemia
Entry term(s) Artemias
Brine Shrimp
Brine Shrimps
Shrimp, Brine
Shrimps, Brine



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