The crustaceans have developed a form of ritualized combat that lets individuals compete without bludgeoning each other to death.
Meet the creatures with (we think) the most amazing things attached to their bodies.
Creatures that indiscriminately slay other animals without eating them, may soon join the list of invasive species living in the region.
From a puppy-sized spider to a bug bigger than your hand, 2014 was a good year for sightings of the merely big and the colossal in the animal kingdom.
As the shrimp swarm to the surface in one large, culminating force, they may contribute as much power to ocean currents as do the wind and tides.
State officials trying to determine what species of mantis shrimp was caught on the line.
The bizarre visual system of the colorful mantis shrimp just got weirder: New research finds these animals use a natural sunscreen compound to see ultraviolet light.
Among the latest species called out by an international committee of taxonomists are skeleton shrimp and snails you can see through.
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