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Palaemonetes paludosus, commonly known as glass shrimp, eastern grass shrimp, or ghost shrimp, is naturally found in freshwater ponds, lakes, and streams in the coastal plain of North American east of the Allegheny Mountains, from Florida to New Jersey. The California Department of Fish and Game introduced Palaemonetes paludosus in the lower Colorado River, it is now established in various locations in California. It is also found in Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, where it has most likely been introduced.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Introduced , Native )