Deepwater prawn

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Pandalidae

Marine decapod crustacean. It is slender and has a smooth body surface. The shell is somewhat thin. Rostrum upcurved, as long as or slightly longer than the carapace, armed with 12 to 16 teeth above (including 3 or 4 on the carapace). The anterior dorsal spine is situated at least as far forward as the distal third of the rostrum. Telson with eight to eleven pairs of lateral spines, occasionally odd numbers. They can reach a size of 165 mm in length (females).

International Designations

Germany: 
Tiefseegarnele
France: 
Crevette nordique
Italy: 
Gamberello boreale
Portugal: 
Camarão árctico
UK: 
Deepwater prawn
Japan: 
Hokkoku aka ebi
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
PRA
Scientific name: 
Pandalus borealis
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 18: the Arctic Ocean
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
260488
Fishing seasons: 
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC