Common shrimp

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Crangonidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Segmented body and perfect bilateral symmetry. 10 thoracic legs. Main antennas almost as long as the body. Short face, reduced to a single tooth. Graish color with dark bands. It is very small. It measure up to 7 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Sandgarnele
France: 
Crevette grise
Italy: 
Gamberetto grigio
Portugal: 
Camarão negro
UK: 
Common shrimp
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
CSH
Scientific name: 
Crangon crangon
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 5: Europe - Inland waters
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
36678