HomeScuba DivingShrimp with rock star qualities

Shrimp with rock star qualities

-

A zoologist has given a new species of pistol shrimp the name of his favourite rock band, because it is able to produce a sound that is louder than stadium concerts.

Dr Sammy de Grave, from Oxford University’s Museum of Natural History, was researching a pistol shrimp with a distinctive pink snapping claw that it uses to stun its prey with a sonic blast, and decided to name it Synalpheus pinkfloydi, after his favourite band, Pink Floyd.

Facebook Comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Connect With Us

10,655FansLike
4,995FollowersFollow
1,064FollowersFollow
8,670SubscribersSubscribe

Scuba Diver Articles

seal

Seal turns up in Lincolnshire back garden

A homeowner in Lincolnshire received the shock of her life when she found a seal chilling out on the back patio of her house...
Facebook Comments