Brine Shrimps are aquatic crustaceans in the Artemia Genus. Due to the Brine Shrimps’ ability to produce dormant eggs it has made them widely used in aquaculture. The Brine Shrimp are very resilient which is why they are used to test many different chemicals in labs. It is thought that the Brine Shrimp is over 5.5 Million Years Old.
Yes. Brine shrimp are raised in captivity usually by aquarium owners for their food supply. The Brine Shrimp have a very good likelihood of surviving in a freshwater setting.