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Triple-grooved shrimp

Order Decapoda
Family Penaeidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Invertebrate, with exoskeleton and bilateral symmetry. Rostrum with up to 13 teeth at the dorsal border. Body and tail laterally compressed. Greenish gray or yellowish color, with discontinuous brown transverse spots on the carapace and abdomen.

Characteristics
FAO code
TGS
Specie
Penaeus kerathurus
Type
Crustaceans
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Fishing seasons
may jun jul aug
International denominations
Germany Furchengarnele
France Crevette tropicale
Italy Mazzancolla
Portugal Gamba manchada
United Kingdom Triple-grooved shrimp
Japan Kurumaebi-zoku
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Gillnets
Pots traps
Trawls

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