Check out this new species of shrimp-like amphipods that was discovered in an ocean trench off the coast of New Zealand! The biggest one found was 11 inches long. Yum…
While reading this article, I could not resist the enticing advertisement for an even larger shrimp-like creature (over 3 feet!) that lived in prehistoric times. You can read more about this jumbo, jumbo shrimp here. They even have an artist’s rendition of what it may have looked like.
Source for story of extant shrimp: