Brine Shimp, Artemia salina
are closly related to the Sea Monkey
Live in brine pools
and other highly saline
inland waters throughout the world
. Occur in vast numbers in Great Salt Lake
Young brine shrimp hatched from dried egg
s are used widely as food for fish
and other small animals in aquariums
. They are about 15 mm in length.
Has a discrete head
, a thorax
bearing a series of leaflike
They feed primarily on green algae
, which they filter from the water with their legs.