Western king shrimp
Marine crustacean consisting of a cephalothorax, abdomen and tail. Body pale yellow to brown; antennal, rostral, postrostral and middorsal abdominal crests dark brown; pleura of first 5 abdominal segments each with a short vertical red or brown stripe; a diagonal stripe of the same colour may be present on last segment; pereopods yellow or blue; pleopods generally yellow; distal part of uropods blue with a fringe of red setae. Rostrum with 9 to 12 teeth on dorsal, and a single tooth on ventral margin. No cross bands on carapace or abdomen. Crests extend along most of carapace. Maximum total length 20 cm.
- 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
- Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Download QR code and include it in your packagingDownload