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Giant red shrimp

Order Decapoda
Family Aristeidae

Marine crustacean consisting of a cephalothorax, abdomen and tail. Rostrum elongate in females and juvenile males; short in adult males, bearing 3 to 7 dorsal teeth along its entire length, followed by 2 postrostral teeth. Telson bearing 4 pairs of movable lateral spines in posterior half. Colour: dark red. Maximum total length 225 mm.

Characteristics
FAO code
ARS
Specie
Aristaeomorpha foliacea
Type
Crustaceans
FAO 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 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
  • Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
International denominations
Germany Rote Garnele
France Crevette rouge
Italy Gambero rosso
Portugal Camarão-púrpura
United Kingdom Giant red shrimp
Japan Tsunonagachihiroebi
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
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