Ghost shrimps are characterised by a slender, cylindrical body with less appendages than other
amphipods. The males are large and slender whereas the females are stockier. Up to 7 mm long, elongate and transparent body clearly separated into segments. Central segments have rudimentary legs.
Degraer, S.; Wittoeck, J.; Appeltans, W.; Cooreman, K.; Deprez, T.; Hillewaert, H.; Hostens, K.; Mees, J.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Vincx, M. (2006). The macrobenthos atlas of the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belgian Science Policy. D/2005/1191/3. ISBN 90-810081-6-1. 164 pp. (look up in IMIS)