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Scarlet shrimp

Order Decapoda
Family Aristeidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Invertebrate body, wtih exoskeleton, bilateral symmetry, branchial respiration and 2 pairs of antennas. The upper edge of rostrum with 3 teeth on the males and smooth on the females. Very long antennas. Intense red color. It can measure up to 30 cm.

Characteristics
FAO code
SSH
Specie
Plesiopenaeus edwardsianus
Type
Crustaceans
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 18: the Arctic Ocean
  • Area 48: the Antarctic part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 58: the Antarctic and Southern parts of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 67: the Northeastern 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
  • Area 88: the Antarctic part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar dec
International denominations
Germany Rote Riesengarnele
France Gambon écarlate
Italy Gambero rosso
Portugal Carabineiro cardeal
United Kingdom Scarlet shrimp
Japan Sukaretto-shurinpu
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Trawls

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