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Kiddi shrimp

Order Decapoda
Family Penaeidae

Marine crustacean. Rostrum toothed an dorsal margin only (7-9 teeth), no ventrally; carapace with longitudinal suture usually long; epipod absent on third perepod. Colour: pale brownish or pinkish white, sometimes greyish; rostrum and abdominal crest darker; pereopods and pleopods yellowish pink to reddish pink; distal part of uropods dark grey, their tips distinctly white. Maximum total length 145 mm.

FAO code
Parapenaeopsis stylifera
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 71: the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
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International denominations
Germany Shrimp
China 锤棒仿对虾
France Crevette kidi
Italy Gambero indiano
Portugal Camarão
United Kingdom Kiddi shrimp
Japan Subesubeebi-zoku
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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