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Southern pink shrimp

Order Decapoda
Family Penaeidae

Marine crustacean consisting of a cephalothorax, abdomen and tail. Body of reddish color. Maximum total length 192 mm. Until 1967 this species was not distinguished from P. duorarum; in 1967 it was first considered a subspecies of Penaeus duorarum, later the two were found to be distinct species.

FAO code
Penaeus notialis
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Südliche Rosa Geisselgarnele
France Crevette rose tropicale
Italy Mazzancolla rossa
Portugal Camarão rosado do sul
United Kingdom Southern pink shrimp
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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