Scampi

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Nephropidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Relatively elongated and narrow body and abdomen. Eyes with black cornea, very swollen, with a stout appearance. Special pinkish color. First pair of legs highly developed, provided with rows of spines and finished in a long pincer. Orange color, with red spots on the carpus and on the fingers of the pincers. Up to 25 cm in length.

International Designations

Germany: 
Tiefseehummer
France: 
Langoustine
Italy: 
Scampo
Portugal: 
Lagostim
UK: 
Scampi
Japan: 
Akazaebi
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
NEP
Scientific name: 
Nephrops norvegicus
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
49402
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC