Brown tiger prawn

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Penaeidae

Marine crustacean consisting of a cephalothorax, abdomen and tail. It is closely related to Penaeus monodon, with which it can hybridise, but color is lighter than P. Monodon. Maximum total length 155 mm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Braune Tigergarnele
France: 
Crevette tigrée brune
Italy: 
Mazzancolla striata
Portugal: 
Camarão tigre castanho
UK: 
Brown tiger prawn
Japan: 
Kurumaebi-zoku
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
PRB
Scientific name: 
Penaeus esculentus
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC