Argentine red shrimp

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Solenoceridae

Marine crustacean consisting of a cephalothorax, abdomen and tail. Rostrum always armed with more than 3 teeth; either postorbital or postantennal spine present on carapace; upper antennular flagellum long; endopods of second pair of pleopods (in males) with an appendix masculina, an appendix interna and a lateral projection; telson with a fixed spine on each side of tip. Colour: red. Maximum total length 190 mm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Argentinische Rotgarnele
France: 
Salicoque rouge d’Argentine
Italy: 
Gambero rosso argentino
Portugal: 
Camarão vermelho argentino
UK: 
Argentine red shrimp
Japan: 
Ebi
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
LAA
Scientific name: 
Pleoticus muelleri
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
144165
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC