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any of numerous tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans of the subclass Ostracoda, having a shrimplike body enclosed in a hinged bivalve shell. Also called ostracod.
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|Noun||1.||seed shrimp - tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell|
crustacean - any mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
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