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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.

FAO code
Pleoticus muelleri
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Argentinische Rotgarnele
France Salicoque rouge d’Argentine
Italy Gambero rosso argentino
Portugal Camarão vermelho argentino
United Kingdom Argentine red shrimp
Japan Ebi
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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