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New shrimp species named after Pink Floyd

The conspicuously coloured pistol shrimp, discovered on the Pacific coast of Panama, was named Synalpheus pinkfloydi in recognition of the discoverers' favourite rock band.

Shrimp's fist-like club inspires new body armour

A unique structure of the club-like arm of a shrimp that looks like an armoured caterpillar, could help transform military body armour and vehicle and aircraft, says a new finding.

Shrimp`s eye points way to better DVDs

The amazing eyes of a giant shrimp living on Australia`s Great Barrier Reef could hold the key to developing a new type of super high-quality DVD player, British scientists said on Sunday.